Western DR Congo battle measles outbreak

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As the world grapples with the spread of the new novel coronavirus, authorities in western Democratic Republic of Congo are battling a deadly measles outbreak.

More than 6,000 people have died from measles in the DR Congo in one year, making it the worst epidemic in the world.

This triples the toll of the Ebola epidemic in the country. It also nearly doubles the 3,404 people who have died from the coronavirus so far.

"There are those who are in the acute phase of measles i.e. they have the si…
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Democratic Republic of Congo
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congo, drc, measles, breakout