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Will the current DRC Ebola outbreak end by February 2020?

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The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which started in August 2018, is now "out of control". It was previously asked whether it would kill more than 400 people, and then more than 1000. Both having happened, it is sadly time for a third question.

Will the outbreak still be ongoing by the 29th of February 2020?

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  • negative if it has been declared over by the WHO before midnight the 29th of February 2020.
  • positive otherwise

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