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Experts Sent To Investigate Reports Of Ebola-Like Illnesses In Northern DRC Province

News outlets report on several reports of Ebola-like illness in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The Hill: Report: Potential signs of Ebola virus in Congo
“The Democratic Republic of Congo is investigating potential evidence of the Ebola virus there, a sign that the deadly illness may have spread to a fifth country…” (Viebeck, 8/20).

Reuters: Illness with Ebola-like symptoms kills several in Congo: locals
“Democratic Republic of Congo has sent its health minister and a team of experts to the remote northern Equateur province after several people died there from a disease with Ebola-like symptoms, a local official and a professor said on Wednesday…” (8/20).