New Ebola case confirmed in eastern Congo – national medical institute | Inquirer News

New Ebola case confirmed in eastern Congo – national medical institute

/ 08:35 PM August 22, 2022

FILE PHOTO: A Congolese health worker administers Ebola vaccine to a boy who had contact with an Ebola sufferer in the village of Mangina in North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Olivia Acland

DAKAR — A new case of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in the city of Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the country’s National Institute for Biomedical Research said on Monday.

Genetic sequencing showed the case is linked to the 2018-2020 outbreak in North Kivu province, the institute said.

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