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WHO supports Ebola vaccinations in Democratic Republic of the Congo

21 May 2018 - The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the support of WHO and partners, is preparing to vaccinate high risk populations against Ebola in affected health zones.

"Vaccination will be key to controlling this outbreak," said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. "We are grateful for the support of our partners in making this possible."

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