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WHO declares Ebola outbreak in DR Congo an emergency of international concern

GENEVA, July 17. /TASS/. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," this decision was made by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at the recommendation of the Emergency Committee, which reviewed the situation in DR Congo at a meeting in Geneva.