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One person tests positive for Ebola virus in Congo - health ministry
May 12, 2017 / 1:27 PM / 4 months ago

One person tests positive for Ebola virus in Congo - health ministry

KINSHASA, May 12 (Reuters) - One person has tested positive for the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said in a statement on Friday.

The case was confirmed from tests on nine people who came down with a hemorrhagic fever in Bas-Uele province in the northeast of the country on or after April 22, the statement said, adding that two of the sufferers had died. (Reporting by Aaron Ross; Writing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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