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A health care worker in the DRC preparing a dose of the Ebola vaccine.  (Illustration:  Junior D. Kannah/AFP, Getty Images)

Second-Largest Ebola Outbreak in History Is Finally Over

Local health officials and the World Health Organisation today finally declared the end of an outbreak of Ebola that had plagued the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa for nearly two years. It was the second-largest outbreak of the deadly viral disease in recorded history, infecting over 3,400 people…