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Africa As Ebola outbreak grows, Congo puts public health lessons to the test

In the wake of the West African Ebola epidemic, there was both anger and grief over claims that the world had responded too slowly. But today, as new cases are reported in Congo, many public health groups are determined not to repeat the past.

Mark Naftalin/UNICEF/AP

When a deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus began creeping across communities in West Africa in early 2014, many on the ground quickly sounded the alarm.

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