Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Congolese authorities are announcing a confirmed Ebola death close to the Ugandan border.
The vice governor of Ituri Province says the 32-year-old woman had assisted in the burials of other Ebola cases but had refused an Ebola vaccination and disappeared from the city of Beni. She died on Thursday at a hospital in Tshomia.
This is the closest a confirmed Ebola death in the current outbreak has been to the heavily traveled border with Uganda.