Two hundred and sixty people have died of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in four months in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

The Congolese Ministry of Health reported on Tuesday that 444 cases had been registered since the beginning of the epidemic declared on August 1. 396 have been confirmed while 48 are probable.

According to the Ministry of Health, 260 deaths have been recorded and 140 people cured.

The Ministry also notes that “72 suspected cases are under investigation”. 

Congolese Min…

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