Written by on October 15, 2018

A second wave of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where an initial ou

tbreak has already killed 125 people, a minister said Saturday.

Uganda Health Minister Dr Oly Ilunga, said the latest wave is centered in Beni, a town in North Kivu.

Ilunga said this second wave occurred as a result of community resistance to measures taken to tackle the disease.

Meanwhile, two new cases were confirmed in the Beni region, according to health ministry statistics published Saturday, taking the total to 127 in the area since August 1. There were 35 other suspected cases.


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