DR Congo declares end to Ebola in the east

*Congolese Health Minister Eteni Longondo on Thursday officially proclaimed the end of the Ebola epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the second most serious since the discovery of the virus in 1976.*

Declared on 1 August 2018, this tenth epidemic of haemorrhagic fever on Congolese soil has killed 2,277 people, said the Minister of Health, who spoke of the epidemic "the longest, most complex, and deadliest" in the country's history. Only the epidemic in West Africa in 2013-2016 had…

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