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Vaccination against ebola in Congo start

GENEVA – The vaccination against the last outbreak of ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo may Wednesday start. That the world health organisation (WHO) confirmed. The first will medical professionals be vaccinated. Then come the approximately 900 people to the turn as at-risk have been considered.

The virus crossed this time the head in the northeastern province of Kivu, a troubled region near the border with Uganda and Rwanda.

The virus crossed this time the head in the northeastern province of Kivu, a troubled region near the border with Uganda and Rwanda. There are so far 43 suspected besmettingsgevallen identified, including 33 patients who have already succumbed.

It goes according to WHO-director Peter Salama also now to the Zaire strain of the dreaded pathogen, but there is no link with the ebola epidemic earlier this year, 2500 miles west. Also, these claimed more than thirty lives and was brought under control with a experimental vaccine.

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