Ebola epidemic in Congo brought under control, minister says

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The Democratic Republic of Congo has not recorded a new case of Ebola in the past 21 days – the maximum incubation period for the disease – and has now begun a period of heightened monitoring, the health minister said on Friday, reports Reuters

“At this stage, we can say that the spread of the epidemic has been brought under control, and that’s thanks to the quality of national and international experts dispatched to the zone,” Olly Ilunga Kalenga told reporters in the capital Kinshasa.

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