Ebola Outbreak in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency

More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history.

  • Published 17 July 2019

GENEVA (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people. A WHO expert committee had declined on three previous occasions to advise the United Nations health agency to make the declaration for this outbreak, which other experts say has long met the conditions. More than 1,600 people have died since August in… Read at AP News