Congo health ministry confirms 11 new cases of Ebola

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Congo has confirmed 11 new cases of Ebola in the northwest town of Bikoro, a health ministry spokeswoman said, widening an outbreak that the World Health Organization believes has already infected 44 people and killed 15.

A health worker takes off protective clothing after visiting the isolation ward at Bikoro hospital, which received a new suspected Ebola case, in Bikoro, Democratic Republic of Congo May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jean Robert N’Kengo

Reporting By Fiston Mahamba; Writing by Edward McAllister; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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