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Separate Ebola Outbreak In DRC Declared Over

News outlets report on an announcement that the separate outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has ended.

Associated Press: Congo says its separate Ebola outbreak is over
“Congolese officials say its separate Ebola outbreak that killed dozens of people this year as an unrelated Ebola epidemic swept West Africa is now over. Congo’s Health Minister Felix Kabange Numbi made the announcement Saturday…” (11/15).

Reuters: Congo declares its Ebola outbreak over
“…Congo’s outbreak, which killed 49 of the 66 people infected in the remote northwestern Equateur province, is unrelated to the outbreak in West Africa, where at least 5,177 people are known to have died in the worst Ebola outbreak on record…” (11/15).

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