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Congo races to contain Ebola

A young woman reacts as a health worker injects her with the Ebola vaccine, in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5. Congolese authorities are racing to contain the epidemic after a gold miner with a large family spread Ebola in the east's main city of Goma.



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A young woman reacts as a health worker injects her with the Ebola vaccine, in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5. Congolese authorities are racing to contain the epidemic after a gold miner with a large family spread Ebola in the east's...more

A young woman reacts as a health worker injects her with the Ebola vaccine, in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5. Congolese authorities are racing to contain the epidemic after a gold miner with a large family spread Ebola in the east's main city of Goma. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Health workers dressed in protective suits are seen at the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 4.   REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Health workers dressed in protective suits are seen at the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 4. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Health workers dressed in protective suits are seen at the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 4. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Children look at a billboard providing information about Ebola outside the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3.  REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Children look at a billboard providing information about Ebola outside the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Children look at a billboard providing information about Ebola outside the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A child reacts as a health worker injects her with the Ebola vaccine, in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5. 
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A child reacts as a health worker injects her with the Ebola vaccine, in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A child reacts as a health worker injects her with the Ebola vaccine, in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A health worker holds an infant at the low risk zone of newly constructed MSF(Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 4. 
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A health worker holds an infant at the low risk zone of newly constructed MSF(Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 4. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A health worker holds an infant at the low risk zone of newly constructed MSF(Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 4. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Congolese volunteer Ferdinand Tangenyi displays a flip book he uses to inform people about the Ebola virus, in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. 
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Congolese volunteer Ferdinand Tangenyi displays a flip book he uses to inform people about the Ebola virus, in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Congolese volunteer Ferdinand Tangenyi displays a flip book he uses to inform people about the Ebola virus, in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A health worker uses a thermometer to checks the temperature of a child in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A health worker uses a thermometer to checks the temperature of a child in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A health worker uses a thermometer to checks the temperature of a child in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Congolese volunteer Ferdinand Tangenyi displays a flip book he uses to inform people about the Ebola virus, in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3, 2019.REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Congolese volunteer Ferdinand Tangenyi displays a flip book he uses to inform people about the Ebola virus, in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3, 2019.REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Congolese volunteer Ferdinand Tangenyi displays a flip book he uses to inform people about the Ebola virus, in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3, 2019.REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A woman and child wait to receive the Ebola vaccination in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5.  
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A woman and child wait to receive the Ebola vaccination in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A woman and child wait to receive the Ebola vaccination in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A health worker dressed in a protective suit talks to medical staff at the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 4.   REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A health worker dressed in a protective suit talks to medical staff at the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 4. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A health worker dressed in a protective suit talks to medical staff at the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 4. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Men sit under a beer advertisement, in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3.   REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Men sit under a beer advertisement, in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Men sit under a beer advertisement, in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Health workers dressed in protective suits are seen at the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3.  REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Health workers dressed in protective suits are seen at the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Health workers dressed in protective suits are seen at the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A health worker injects a man with Ebola vaccine in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A health worker injects a man with Ebola vaccine in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A health worker injects a man with Ebola vaccine in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Children sit on top of a monument in a cemetery in Goma in Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3.   REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Children sit on top of a monument in a cemetery in Goma in Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Children sit on top of a monument in a cemetery in Goma in Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A Health worker dressed in protective suits is seen at the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3.    REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Health worker dressed in protective suits is seen at the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Health worker dressed in protective suits is seen at the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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