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Uganda threatened by DR Congo Ebola outbreak

Uganda (MNN) — The ongoing 10-month Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed over 1,400 lives. Now, neighboring Uganda is getting nervous as the disease threatens to cross the border. People frequently travel between Uganda and DR Congo to visit family and attend markets. Time reports at …

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DR Congo election results still delayed, tensions rising

Congo-Kinshasa (MNN) – Citizens of Democratic Republic of Congo are still waiting for the election results from the Dec. 30 presidential vote. This addition to a series of delays has people anxious and uncertain. “The Catholic Church, which has a lot of influence in that country, has stepped forward. They’ve been …

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WHO Chief Says Ebola Vaccines to be Shipped to Congo

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Ebola vaccines will be shipped “as quickly as possible” to Congo as the number of suspected cases in the latest outbreak grows, the head of the World Health Organization said Friday. WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus in a Twitter post said the agreement was made in a …

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