DRC Ebola latest: vaccinations to begin on Wednesday, says WHO

8 August 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced vaccinations against the latest deadly Ebola Virus outbreak in North Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), will begin on Wednesday. 

This follows confirmation that the virus shares the same Zaire strain as the most recent outbreak, in the Equateur Province, on the other side of the country.

UN News’s Daniel Johnson spoke with WHO spokesperson Tarik Jasarevic.

Audio Credit:
Daniel Johnson, UN News - Geneva
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