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Sat Nov 17, 2018, 10:25 PM

Anti-Ebola efforts in DR Congo suspended amid violence

Source: BBC

3 hours ago

Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have suspended efforts to contain an Ebola virus outbreak in the town of Beni because of worsening rebel attacks.

A militia attacked just "a few metres" from an emergency centre, the country's health ministry said.

Staff of the World Health Organization (WHO) were forced to leave as a shell hit the building they were in.

It is not clear when the mission might resume.

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Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-46249319

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