New Ebola Cases Found in Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry on Monday reported a fresh cluster of Ebola infections in the country’s northwest, exacerbating a health emergency that already includes another lingering outbreak of the virus and rising cases of Covid-19.

At least four people have died from Ebola in Mbandaka, a city of around one million that sits on the Congo River, said Health Minister Eteni Longondo. Officials have yet to confirm whether the cases are related to an outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever in Eastern Congo, more…