Ebola cases in DRC break 2000 mark

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Kinshasa – DR Congo’s health ministry said late on Monday that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country’s east 10 months ago.

“Since the start of the epidemic, the total number of cases stands at 2 008, of which 1 914 have been confirmed [by lab test] while 94 are probable,” it said in an update.

SOURCE: News24

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