DRC health officials race to curb the new Ebola outbreak with new vaccine

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Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo are racing to contain a new Ebola outbreak. At least two people are confirmed to have died of Ebola in a remote village in the north-west of the DRC and over 30 others are suspected of contracting the virus. The World Health Organisation has released over ten-million-rand from its emergency fund to respond to the outbreak. The WHO and medical aid group, Doctors without Borders, are leading the response, and have sent experts to the site. Now for more we are joined by Dr Rufaro Chatora, WHO Representative in South Africa.

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