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World’s 2nd-deadliest Ebola outbreak reaches 600 confirmed cases

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has reached 600 confirmed cases in five months, health officials said. Since the outbreak was declared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Aug. 1, a total of 649 people have reported symptoms of hemorrhagic fever in the country’s northeastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri. Among those cases, 600 have tested… Read More »

UK nurse who had Ebola hospitalized again for ‘complication’

For the second time, a Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola 14 months ago has been hospitalized for a “late complication” from the original infection. Pauline Cafferkey has been admitted to London’s Royal Free Hospital “due to a late complication from her previous infection by the Ebola virus,” the hospital said Tuesday. The hospital did not specify when she… Read More »