Ebola reaches big city, rais­ing worry about vac­cine

The Olympian - - Nation & World -

The se­cond-largest Ebola out­break in his­tory has spread to a ma­jor city in east­ern Congo, as health ex­perts worry whether the stock of an ex­per­i­men­tal vac­cine will stand up to the de­mands of an epi­demic. Butembo, with more than 1 mil­lion res­i­dents, is re­port­ing cases of the deadly hem­or­rhagic fever. That com­pli­cates Ebola con­tain­ment work al­ready chal­lenged by rebel at­tacks.

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