‘Very high’ Ebola risk in Democratic Republic of the Congo, says WHO


There is a “very high” public health risk from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the World Health Organisation has said.

The health agency has raised its earlier assessment after one patient in a major city was confirmed as having the disease.

Although the global risk of an Ebola outbreak remains low, the WHO says the risk to countries neighbouring the Congo is now “moderate”.

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Source:  Sky News