Ebola in DR Congo: Case Confirmed in Goma

Ebola in DR Congo: Case Confirmed in Goma
Ebola in DR Congo: Case Confirmed in Goma

The Democratic Republic of Congo confirmed the first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma home to more than a million people.

The health ministry confirmed that a pastor tested positive for the virus in a centre in Goma after arriving there by bus on Sunday.

The ministry says that risk of the disease spreading is low.

More than 1,600 people have died since the Ebola outbreak began in eastern DR Congo a year ago.


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