This is the second Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo this year, the tenth since 1976 and, according to the Congolese Ministry of Health, the largest the country has ever experienced. In the eastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri, 339 people have already been infected with the virus since July and 212 people have died. There is still a very high risk of the Ebola virus spreading across borders to neighbouring Uganda. Malteser International has extended our prevention efforts to Uganda.Read more
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