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WHO declares Ebola crisis in Congo an international concern

 
The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern."
 
Wednesday's declaration comes as almost seventeen-hundred people have died since the outbreak was reported 11 months ago.
 
Since then, a campaign of vigilance and vaccination had kept the virus confined within two provinces in northeastern Congo.
 
ebola crisis an international concern
 
But on Wednesday, the WHO reported a fisherwoman had died in Congo after four vomiting incidents at a market in Uganda.
 
The WHO said the designation is aimed at accelerating production of the vaccine,... which is in short supply.

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