Fifteen dead, dozen children abducted in Congolese rebel attack amidst Ebola outbreak

JOHANNESBURG — Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the epicenter of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo’s military said Sunday, as the violence again forced crucial virus-containment efforts to be suspended.

“It will be very hard to stop the outbreak if this violence continues,” said the World Health Organization’s emergencies chief, Peter Salama.

A regional WHO official told The Associated Press that it was difficult to say how...

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