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Will the latest Ebola outbreak be stopped before it claims a hundred lives?


It was previously asked whether the Ebola outbreak that began in early May 2018 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo would be contained to under 50 cases. That question resolved negative, but the outbreak has now ended.

Regrettably, another Ebola outbreak began on August 1st 2018 in the Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As of the writing of this question the outbreak has already claimed 33 lives. People have noted that this outbreak will be harder to fight, as it is taking place in a war zone.

It is asked:Will this outbreak be declared over by the WHO before it claims 100 lives?

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