Ebola Kills 3 in Congo

Ebola Kills 3 in CongoEbola Kills 3 in Congo

A second case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been confirmed by the World Health Organization (WHO).

This follows a previous outbreak of 17 other suspected cases in the nation.  Officials are trying to locate 125 people who are believed to be linked to cases identified in the remote northeastern province of Bas-Uele in Congo, The Independent reported.  Three people have died so far in the 19 suspected and confirmed cases, WHO Congo spokesman Eugene Kabambi said. The latest outbreak comes one year after the end of the epidemic which killed more than 11,000 people across West Africa.

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