Ebola Death Toll Surges in DR Congo

January 25, 2019

(Medical Xpress) – The number of people killed in an Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has risen to 443, health authorities have announced, as new President Felix Tshisekedi began his first full day in office on Friday. The rising death toll—up by more than 40 in the past ten days—emphasises the challenge of controlling the epidemic in the strife-torn east and is just one of a host of complex issues facing Tshisekedi.

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