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Second Ebola case confirmed in eastern Congo

Oct 14 2021

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) -Health officials in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo confirmed a second case of Ebola on Thursday and said the latest flare-up of the virus appeared to be linked to the massive 2018-2020 outbreak.

New Ebola case confirmed in eastern Congo

Oct 08 2021

(Corrects total number of outbreaks to 12 from 11 in paragraph 6)

Congo releases last known Ebola patients from North Kivu treatment centers

Mar 23 2021

(Refiles to repair garbled text in fourth, fifth paragraphs.)

Italy repatriates ambassador and bodyguard killed in Congo

Feb 24 2021

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo The bodies of Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo and his bodyguard arrived back in Rome on Tuesday aboard a military aircraft, a day after they were shot dead following an ambush in eastern Congo.

UPDATE 1-Italy repatriates ambassador and bodyguard killed in Congo

Feb 23 2021

* Bodies of two Italians on way back home (Adds WFP statement)

Italy repatriates ambassador and bodyguard killed in Congo

Feb 23 2021

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo A military plane left eastern Congo for Italy on Tuesday loaded with the bodies of Italy's ambassador and his bodyguard in coffins draped in Italian flags, a day after they were shot dead in an ambush on a United Nations convoy. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Italy repatriates ambassador and bodyguard killed in Congo

Feb 23 2021

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Feb 23 A military plane left eastern Congo for Italy on Tuesday loaded with the bodies of Italy's ambassador and his bodyguard in coffins draped in Italian flags, a day after they were shot dead in an ambush on a United Nations convoy.

Armed group denies killing Italian ambassador in Congo

Feb 23 2021

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo An armed group in eastern Congo, accused by the government of carrying out an ambush on a United Nations convoy in which Italy's ambassador and two other people were killed, has denied any involvement in the attack.

Italy's envoy to Congo killed in attack on U.N. convoy

Feb 23 2021

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Italy's ambassador to Democratic Republic of Congo was killed on Monday along with his bodyguard and a World Food Programme driver when their convoy was attacked in the east of the country, Italy and the United Nations said. | Video

Democratic Republic of Congo confirms third Ebola case in North Kivu province

Feb 12 2021

KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a third Ebola case this week in North Kivu province, provincial health minister Eugene Nzanzu Salita said on Friday.

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