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WHO tracks 125 people newly infected with Ebola in DRC

The outbreak comes a year after the end of an epidemic in West Africa that killed more than 11,000 people.

An MSF medical worker, wearing protective clothing at an MSF Ebola treatment facility in Kailahun, on 15 August 2014. Picture: AFP.

CAPE TOWN – The World Health Organisation says it's tracking 125 people believed to have been infected with the Ebola virus in the DRC.

Three people have already died in a new outbreak.

Health professionals are targeting the country's remote north-eastern province of Bas-Uele.

It is unclear how the first victim an adult male caught the virus.

The outbreak comes a year after the end of an epidemic in West Africa that killed more than 11,000 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia since 2013.

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