“Ebola declared global health emergency as 2nd-largest outbreak ever inches toward Congolese border”

“The second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola in history has been dubbed a global health emergency by the World Health Organization after a case was confirmed in a Congo border city of two million people with an international airport.

The WHO has finally declared the outbreak, which has killed 1,600 people since August, to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern after confirming a single case in the city of Goma, in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – a city with a high-traffic international airport near border crossings with Rwanda. Additionally, a sick fish trader traveled to Uganda and back before dying of Ebola, raising the possibility that the disease has spread further in that country outside existing clusters…”

https://www.rt.com/news/464434-ebola-declared-global-emergency-who/

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