WHO reports 3 Ebola deaths in DRC

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed three Ebola-related deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

According to Africa correspondent, Crystal Orderson, the virus is located at the north east of the country.

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