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Congo Ebola Outbreak, Second-worst in History

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is grappling with the world’s second largest Ebola epidemic on record, with more than 2100 lives lost and 3100 confirmed infections since the outbreak was declared on 1 August 2018 as noted by the World Health Organization. The outbreak is centred in the northeast of the country, in North Kivu and Ituri provinces.
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An Ebola treatment centre in Congo.Photography: AP Photo.
Health workers dressed in protective gear begin their shift at an Ebola treatment center in Beni, Congo DRC. Photography: AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File.
An Ebola patient is lifted up by two medical workers after being admitted. Photography: Getty.
A Red Cross Ebola burial team in action in eastern DR Congo. Photography: IFRC.
An Ebola patient is lead by two medical workers into a Biosecure Emergency Care Unit. Photography: Getty
Photography: UNMEER/Martine Perret.
Ebola awareness campaign with community leaders in Djera, Democratic Republic of the Congo, on hand hygiene, safe burials during the Ebola outbreak. Photography:
WHO DRC/Eugene Kabambi.
Health workers prepare to bury a coffin containing a victim of the ebola virus on May 16, 2019 in Butembo. Photography: John Wessels/AFP.
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