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Ebola outbreak in Congo

Patients seeking medical attention sit at the health centre in the commune of Wangata, during a vaccination campaign against the outbreak of Ebola, in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 23, 2018. Congo began administering an experimental Ebola vaccine to medical staff in the northwestern city of Mbandaka on Monday to tackle an outbreak of the virus believed to have killed 22 people since early April. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Patients seeking medical attention sit at the health centre in the commune of Wangata, during a vaccination campaign against the outbreak of Ebola, in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 23, 2018. Congo began administering an experimental...more

Patients seeking medical attention sit at the health centre in the commune of Wangata, during a vaccination campaign against the outbreak of Ebola, in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 23, 2018. Congo began administering an experimental Ebola vaccine to medical staff in the northwestern city of Mbandaka on Monday to tackle an outbreak of the virus believed to have killed 22 people since early April. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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Traders walk at an open air market near the Congo River during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Traders walk at an open air market near the Congo River during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Traders walk at an open air market near the Congo River during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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A health worker sprays a visitor with chlorine after leaving the isolation facility, prepared to receive suspected Ebola cases, at the Mbandaka General Hospital, in Mbandaka, May 20, 2018. 
 
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A health worker sprays a visitor with chlorine after leaving the isolation facility, prepared to receive suspected Ebola cases, at the Mbandaka General Hospital, in Mbandaka, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A health worker sprays a visitor with chlorine after leaving the isolation facility, prepared to receive suspected Ebola cases, at the Mbandaka General Hospital, in Mbandaka, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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Congolese health workers check the temperature of passengers disembarking from a Congo Airways plane in Mbandaka, May 19, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Congolese health workers check the temperature of passengers disembarking from a Congo Airways plane in Mbandaka, May 19, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Congolese health workers check the temperature of passengers disembarking from a Congo Airways plane in Mbandaka, May 19, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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Fishing boats are seen docked on the shores of Congo River during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Fishing boats are seen docked on the shores of Congo River during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Fishing boats are seen docked on the shores of Congo River during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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World Health Organization (WHO) workers prepare a centre for vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

World Health Organization (WHO) workers prepare a centre for vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

World Health Organization (WHO) workers prepare a centre for vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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A vendor calls for clients as she holds smoked monkey meat and a variety of bushmeat at an open air market during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A vendor calls for clients as she holds smoked monkey meat and a variety of bushmeat at an open air market during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 23, 2018....more

A vendor calls for clients as she holds smoked monkey meat and a variety of bushmeat at an open air market during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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A Congolese woman rows her boat along the Congo River during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A Congolese woman rows her boat along the Congo River during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A Congolese woman rows her boat along the Congo River during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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Residents are seen on a balcony at the Mbandaka General Hospital, in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Residents are seen on a balcony at the Mbandaka General Hospital, in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Residents are seen on a balcony at the Mbandaka General Hospital, in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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A World Health Organization (WHO) worker sprays her shoes with chlorine as she prepares a centre for vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A World Health Organization (WHO) worker sprays her shoes with chlorine as she prepares a centre for vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 21,...more

A World Health Organization (WHO) worker sprays her shoes with chlorine as she prepares a centre for vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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A Congolese health worker records medical data of passengers at the airport in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 19, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A Congolese health worker records medical data of passengers at the airport in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 19, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A Congolese health worker records medical data of passengers at the airport in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 19, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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A Congolese child washes her hands as a preventive measure against Ebola at the Church of Christ in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A Congolese child washes her hands as a preventive measure against Ebola at the Church of Christ in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A Congolese child washes her hands as a preventive measure against Ebola at the Church of Christ in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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A World Health Organization worker prepares to administer a vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 21, 2018. The WHO is sending over 7,540 doses of the vaccine to the central African country, 540 of which have been earmarked for Mbandaka, a city of about 1.5 million where four Ebola cases have been confirmed.  
  
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A World Health Organization worker prepares to administer a vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 21, 2018. The WHO is sending over 7,540...more

A World Health Organization worker prepares to administer a vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 21, 2018. The WHO is sending over 7,540 doses of the vaccine to the central African country, 540 of which have been earmarked for Mbandaka, a city of about 1.5 million where four Ebola cases have been confirmed. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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A resident speaks to a medical worker through a cordon ribbon, near the isolation facility prepared to receive suspected Ebola cases, at the Mbandaka General Hospital, in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A resident speaks to a medical worker through a cordon ribbon, near the isolation facility prepared to receive suspected Ebola cases, at the Mbandaka General Hospital, in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A resident speaks to a medical worker through a cordon ribbon, near the isolation facility prepared to receive suspected Ebola cases, at the Mbandaka General Hospital, in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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Equipment and apparatus are seen inside the laboratory of the National Institute for Biomedical Research in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Equipment and apparatus are seen inside the laboratory of the National Institute for Biomedical Research in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Equipment and apparatus are seen inside the laboratory of the National Institute for Biomedical Research in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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A general view shows equipment and apparatus inside the laboratory of the National Institute for Biomedical Research (INRB) in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A general view shows equipment and apparatus inside the laboratory of the National Institute for Biomedical Research (INRB) in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A general view shows equipment and apparatus inside the laboratory of the National Institute for Biomedical Research (INRB) in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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A World Health Organization worker administers a vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A World Health Organization worker administers a vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A World Health Organization worker administers a vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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A Congolese woman carries a snake for food at the shores of the Congo River during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A Congolese woman carries a snake for food at the shores of the Congo River during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

A Congolese woman carries a snake for food at the shores of the Congo River during the vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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Packaged Ebola-response materials wait to be transported to the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Brussels, Belgium. 

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Packaged Ebola-response materials wait to be transported to the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Brussels, Belgium. MSF/via REUTERS

Packaged Ebola-response materials wait to be transported to the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Brussels, Belgium. MSF/via REUTERS
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Packaged Ebola-response materials wait to be transported to the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Brussels, Belgium. 

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Packaged Ebola-response materials wait to be transported to the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Brussels, Belgium. MSF/via REUTERS

Packaged Ebola-response materials wait to be transported to the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Brussels, Belgium. MSF/via REUTERS
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Medecins Sans Frontieres workers talk to a worker at an isolation facility, prepared to receive suspected Ebola cases, at the Mbandaka General Hospital, in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo. 


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Medecins Sans Frontieres workers talk to a worker at an isolation facility, prepared to receive suspected Ebola cases, at the Mbandaka General Hospital, in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Medecins Sans Frontieres workers talk to a worker at an isolation facility, prepared to receive suspected Ebola cases, at the Mbandaka General Hospital, in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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Congolese Health Ministry officials arrange the first batch of experimental Ebola vaccines in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. 

REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Congolese Health Ministry officials arrange the first batch of experimental Ebola vaccines in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe

Congolese Health Ministry officials arrange the first batch of experimental Ebola vaccines in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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A health worker is sprayed with chlorine after visiting the isolation ward at Bikoro hospital, which received a new suspected Ebola case, in Bikoro, Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Jean Robert N'Kengo

A health worker is sprayed with chlorine after visiting the isolation ward at Bikoro hospital, which received a new suspected Ebola case, in Bikoro, Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Jean Robert N'Kengo

A health worker is sprayed with chlorine after visiting the isolation ward at Bikoro hospital, which received a new suspected Ebola case, in Bikoro, Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Jean Robert N'Kengo
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