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South Sudan health workers to get Ebola shots as Congo outbreak grows

December 10, 2018 12:47 PM
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(Reuters) - Some 2,000 healthcare and frontline workers in South Sudan are to be offered Ebola vaccines to try to stop any importation of the viral disease from an epidemic in Congo, the World Health Organization said on Monday.

South Sudan is one of the three countries - with Uganda and Rwanda - that the WHO said are “at very high risk” of having Ebola imported from an outbreak in eastern Congo.

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