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Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

Updated : May 20, 2018 08:55 PM IST

Initially, the campaign will target 600 people, mainly medical staff, contacts of suspected cases, and those who have been in contact with the contacts, said Ilunga.
The death toll of the current Ebola outbreak has risen to 26.
More than 4,000 doses are already in Congo and more are on the way, according to officials. The vaccine is still in the test stages, but it was effective in the West Africa outbreak a few years ago.
Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday
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