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New Ebola Case Confirmed in DRC Months After Previous Outbreak
Ebola virus was detected in samples from a child who died last week, the World Health Organization and Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ministry of Health announce.
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New Ebola Case Confirmed in DRC Months After Previous Outbreak
New Ebola Case Confirmed in DRC Months After Previous Outbreak

Ebola virus was detected in samples from a child who died last week, the World Health Organization and Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ministry of Health announce.

Ebola virus was detected in samples from a child who died last week, the World Health Organization and Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ministry of Health announce.

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