Ebola outbreak in east Congo now world’s second biggest

FILE PHOTO: Health workers at Mangina hospital prepare to conduct a safe burial, in Beni, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 15, 2018. WHO/Nyka Alexander/Handout via REUTERS/Files

The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo is now the second biggest in history, with 426 confirmed and probable cases, the health ministry said late on Thursday. The epidemic in a volatile part of Democratic Republic of Congo is now only surpassed by the 2013-2016 outbreak in West Africa, where more than 28,000 cases where confirmed, […]

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