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New Ebola case confirmed in eastern Congo

By Reuters
25 August 2022   |   4:55 am
A new case of Ebola virus has been confirmed in the city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's National Institute for Biomedical Research (INRB) said on Monday.

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