via New outbreak of Ebola kills 17 in northwest DR Congo

Kinshasa (AFP) – Seventeen people in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have died from Ebola, the health ministry said on Tuesday, describing the fresh outbreak as a “public health emergency with international impact.”

“Twenty-one cases of fever with haemorrhagic indications and 17 deaths” have been recorded in Equateur province, it said, citing a notification to the ministry as of May 3.

via New outbreak of Ebola kills 17 in northwest DR Congo

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