August 21st, 2012
12:01 PM ET

Ebola outbreak kills 10 in Congo

The Ebola virus has killed 10 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

As of Monday, WHO said, the deaths are among 13 probable and two confirmed Ebola cases reported in Orientale province in eastern Congo.

The Congolese Ministry of Health has set up a task force to deal with the outbreak and is working with WHO, UNICEF, Doctors Without Borders and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  1. banasy©

    Truly awful.
    Hope they can find out the cause, and contain it.

    August 21, 2012 at 1:46 pm | Report abuse |
  2. tjp44

    They got that jungle feeever, got that jungle feeever, they got jungle feever, and it' is wrong.

    August 21, 2012 at 4:26 pm | Report abuse |