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WHO Director-General reiterates commitment to Ebola response despite another attack


9 March 2019 - WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus visited an Ebola treatment centre in Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, that was attacked by armed groups last week and again earlier today. He spoke with personnel in the centre and thanked them for their dedication. The visit came as he concluded a three-day mission to the country, along with senior US officials and other WHO leadership.

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