Mystery outbreak in South Sudan kills three

National health authorities and WHO are investigating the cases.

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What you need to know:

  • On Thursday evening, South Sudan’s Ministry of Health said it is investigating the death of three people who had presented suspected symptoms of bleeding and fever, and indicated that some 127 similar cases had been recorded since last week.

Three people have died from a ''mysterious haemorrhagic fever'' in South Sudan’s Raja County in Western Bhar-el-Ghazal State, raising fears of an outbreak of Ebola.

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