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DAKAR, Senegal | Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

DAKAR, Senegal — The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight. Butembo, with more than 1 million residents, is now reporting cases of … Continue reading DAKAR, Senegal | Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

KINSHASA, Congo | Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, Congo’s health minister announced. “The vaccination campaign begins tomorrow, Monday, in Mbandaka, capital of the province. It will target, first, the health staff, the contacts of … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday