Twelve Congolese soldiers were also killed in a joint military operation against rebels in Congo’s northeast, which is facing a deadly Ebola outbreak, according to the Security Council.
The latest outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the worst in the country’s history, the health
More than half of the patients who received treatment survived, scientists reported.
The violence threatened to again force the suspension of health workers’ efforts to contain the virus, which may have killed more than 150 people since August.
Health officials expressed serious concern about the disease, which has a high risk of spreading to neighbors, but were optimistic it would be controlled.
At least 50 people have died after an oil tanker collided with a car on a major road in the west of the Democratic Republic of Congo.