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IOM suspends South Sudan Ebola screening after death of volunteers

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The UN migration agency (IOM) on Wednesday condemned “in the strongest possible terms” the killing of three of its aid workers in South Sudan’s Morobo County, who were working as volunteers at Ebola screening points along the country’s border.

Two male, and one female humanitarian worker, were caught in crossfire during clashes that broke out in the morning hours of October 27. IOM has since suspended Ebola Virus screening points at five points of entry to the country, namely Isebi, Bazi, Kirikwa, Lasu and Okaba - bordering points between South Sudan and Uganda, and the DRC… (UN, October 30, 2019)

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