Democratic Republic of Congo confirms second Ebola case in resurgence of major outbreak

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker looks out of a house where a baby suspected of dying of Ebola is, during the funeral in Beni, North Kivu Province of Democratic Republic of Congo, December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

KINSHASA (Reuters) – A second person has contracted Ebola and died this week in Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province, the World Health Organization and the health ministry said in a statement.

The cases mark a resurgence in the world’s second-biggest outbreak, which was declared over last June, they said in the statement.

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