Congo declares end of Ebola outbreak

Published: July 24, 2018 19:45:41 | Updated: July 28, 2018 12:12:28


Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry on Tuesday declared that Ebola outbreak is over, believed to have killed 33 people, after 42 days with no new cases, reports Reuters.

The outbreak, first detected in northwest Congo in April, was dealt with rapidly by the World Health Organisation and Congolese authorities, including the deployment of an experimental vaccine given to over 3,300 people.

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