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5-year-old boy dies from Ebola as virus spreads to Uganda

CBS News Wednesday, 12 June 2019 ()
Ebola has spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo to neighboring Uganda. A 5-year-old boy has died from the virus after crossing the border into Uganda. Two new cases have been confirmed there. They include the child's younger brother and grandmother. They are the first cases of Ebola in the country since the latest outbreak erupted in Congo last summer. CBS News correspondent Debora Patta joined CBSN to discuss the latest.
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