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CDC’s Redfield: It could take another year to control Ebola in DRC

The CDC director's warning about what's needed to contain the recent Ebola outbreak is a bleaker projection than one issued earlier by a World Health Organization official.
A general view of the town of Butembo, one of the epicenters of the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Source: JOHN WESSELS/AFP/Getty Images

Controlling the difficult and dangerous Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo may take another year or more, Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, warned Friday.

That projection is bleaker than by the director-general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who said he hoped the epidemic could be stopped within the next six

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