UN unveils new measures to combat Ebola crisis in DR Congo
03 June 2019 | 11:19 am
The Ebola epidemic has already killed 1,200 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo and is currently at risk of spreading to nearby countries, according to the World Health Organization.
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