LA Times: Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Now Second-Largest in History, WHO Says

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The outbreak of Ebola in the Congo is identified now as the second largest outbreak of Ebola in its history. The number of those afflicted has reached 426, with a total of 198 deaths. A significant barrier to the containment of the disease is unusual hostility and attacks by rebel groups that health officials have never seen before. A health official predicts that this outbreak will continue for at least six more months before they may contain it. Help is needed to contain this outbreak and many are urging the Trump administration to step in.

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