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Ebola outbreak is now the 2nd deadliest ever

The current Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo — with 426 total cases, including 245 deaths — is now the second largest and second deadliest in history, according to Thursday’s report from the nation’s Ministry of Health.

A 2000-01 outbreak in Uganda included 425 cases and caused 224 deaths, according to the World Health Organization. The deadliest outbreak occurred in West Africa in 2014, when the disease killed more than 11,000 people.
This is the 10th outbreak since 1976 in Congo, where the virus is endemic, and the second this year.
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About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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