WATCH | WHO sounds international Ebola alarm as risks intensify

2019-07-18 14:36

The World Health Organisation (WHO) sounded a rare global alarm declaring the DR Congo's Ebola outbreak an international emergency.

It's only the fifth disease epidemic to have been given that status.

Since the outbreak 11 months ago, 1 700 people have died.

WHO has previously said hundreds of millions of dollars are needed to prevent it from spreading.

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