Congo’s Ebola outbreak to last at least six more months: WHO

FILE PHOTO: Peter Salama, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme at the World Health Organization (WHO) gives an interview to Reuters on the Ebola outbreak response in Democratic Republic of the Congo in Geneva, Switzerland, October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

GENEVA (Reuters) – The Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, which has already killed more than 200 people, is expected to last until mid-2019, a senior World Health Organization official said on Tuesday. “It’s very hard to predict timeframes in an outbreak as complicated as this with so many variables that are outside […]

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