Ebola in DR Congo: Case confirmed in Goma


The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed the first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma, a major transport hub.

The World Health Organization (WHO) said the case could be a “game-changer” given the city’s population of more than two million.

But the WHO expressed confidence in plans to deal with the diagnosis.

DR Congo’s health ministry said a pastor tested positive after arriving in the city by bus on Sunday.

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Source:  BBC News