Latest Congo Ebola outbreak is Zaire strain, vaccinations to start

Motorcycle taxis ride through a street in the town of Beni in North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 2, 2018. REUTERS/Samuel Mambo

GENEVA (Reuters) – An Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo has been confirmed as the Zaire strain of the virus, and vaccinations will start on Wednesday, health officials said. In the latest outbreak, declared last week, 43 people are believed to have been infected in North Kivu province, including 36 who have died, Congo’s […]

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