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>> Less than two weeks have passed since the World Health Organization declared the last Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo to be over. And now we're learning of another one. It's in a much more remote and dangerous area of the country. These images from the earlier outbreak of doctors administering a potent experimental vaccine may be difficult to replicate.
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It's also not yet clear how big it is. The DRC's Health Ministry says four people have tested positive for the virus. But they also said 20 people have already died from symptoms consistent with it in the last few weeks. The region is the North Kivu province. It's a conflict zone, potentially making Ebola even harder to contain.
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The area is host to multiple rebel groups, about a thousand civilians have been killed by militants or government soldiers there in the last four years. The last outbreak that started in April was on the other side of the country, 33 died there before it was stopped. Quick reaction by the government and international bodies, along with that vaccine, kept it from repeating the 2013 disaster that killed 11,000 people.