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Ebola spreads from Congo to Uganda - no sign of stopping

13-Jun-2019

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Ebola crisis in Democratic republic of Congo is truly frightening.

Second largest outbreak in the history of the disease.

Nearly 1,400 people have died but there’s no sign of stopping.

Militia groups attack on health facilities disrupting vaccinations and treatments.

Death of 2 Ugandans lead to cancelling mass gatherings and vaccinating health workers.

WHO has not yet declared this epidemic as a public health emergency of international concern.

Not yet a global emergency – but could explode at any time

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