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Red Cross Warns DRC Outbreak Far From Contained Since Many Are Not Seeking Care

WorldNews Friday, 12 April 2019
Red Cross Warns DRC Outbreak Far From Contained Since Many Are Not Seeking CareThe International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was worsening on Thursday, according to the African News Agency. Eighteen new cases were confirmed on Tuesday, making it the highest single day figure in the eight-month-long outbreak, which has now become the second worst in history. DRC's health ministry said this week 10 people died from Ebola, including eight who died while still living in their communities since they did not receive any treatment. “This is a very distressing development,” said Emanuele Capobianco, IFRC’s director of health and care. “The bottom line is that Ebola is now...
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