A health worker wearing Ebola protection gear at an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. File photo: Reuters

WHO declares Congo Ebola outbreak a global health emergency

  • Declaration comes days after a single case was confirmed in Goma, a major regional crossroads in northeastern Congo on the Rwanda border
  • A declaration of a global health emergency often brings greater international attention and aid
Topic |   Ebola virus

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A health worker wearing Ebola protection gear at an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. File photo: Reuters
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