The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has confirmed the first case of infection in the town of Mbandaka, about 130 kilometers from the place of origin of the outbreak. Mbandaka is a city of one million inhabitants located on the banks of the Congo River, which connects it with both the capital, Kinshasa, and the neighboring Congo-Brazzaville.

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