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WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300

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The World Health Organization said it has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma, helping contain what many feared would be a rapid spread in an urban center.

“Ongoing vaccination activities have reached the majority (98%) of eligible contacts, and 1,314 contacts, contacts of contacts and frontline workers (have been) vaccinated to date,” the WHO said in a statement. No new confirmed cases had been reported in Goma since the WHO’s previous report on August 2… (Reuters, August 11, 2019)

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