World Health Organization: Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free

A man moves down the escalator at the arrivals section of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Wednesday, November 19. A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi airport after traces of the virus were found in his semen, according to India's Health Ministry. Health officials say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever. More than 5,400 people have died there, <a href='http://www.who.int/csr/disease/ebola/situation-reports/en/' target='_blank'>according to the World Health Organization.</a>A man moves down the escalator at the arrivals section of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Wednesday, November 19. A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi airport after traces of the virus were found in his semen, according to India’s Health Ministry. Health officials say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever. More than 5,400 people have died there, according to the World Health Organization.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • There have been no Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 42 days
  • Because of that, the World Health Organization declares that nation free of Ebola
  • Other countries are still trying to contain the virus, especially Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea
  • U.N. official “cautiously optimistic” on Ebola but says the world can’t be…
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