Democratic Republic of Congo's current Ebola outbreak worst in country's history, officials say

Democratic Republic of Congo's current Ebola outbreak worst in country's history, officials say

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The current Ebola outbreak in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the worst in the country's recorded history, with 326 confirmed and probable cases, resulting in 201 deaths, the country's health ministry said.

Ebola virus disease, which causes an often-fatal type of hemorrhagic fever, is endemic to the region. It's the 10th outbreak of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been viewed since 1976, the Ebola River.

"The other's epidemic in the world has been as complex as the one we are currently experiencing," the country's health minister, dr. Oly Ilunga Kalenga said in a statement late on Friday.

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