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Measles outbreak kills more than 4,000 in Congo this year

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — More than 4,000 people have died in Congo this year in the world’s largest measles outbreak, the United Nations children’s agency said Wednesday. The Central African nation is also battling an Ebola outbreak that has killed about half that number since August 2018. Since January, more

Ebola declared global health emergency as 2nd-largest outbreak

The second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola in history has been dubbed a global health emergency by the World Health Organization after a case was confirmed in a Congo border city of two million people with an international airport. The WHO has finally declared the outbreak, which has killed 1,600 people since