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DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2,000: official


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The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2,000 lives, out of a total of 3,000 recorded cases since August last year, health officials said Friday.
"In total, there have been 2,006 deaths (1,901 confirmed and 105 probable)," officials said in a bulletin dated Thursday.
"Since the start of the epidemic, the number of cases is 3,004, including 2,899 confirmed and 105 probable," it added.

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First Published: Aug 30 2019 | 3:55 PM IST

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