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Professor: Ebola Could Spread to Europe

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by David Rivers

Dr. Ashish Jah said the spread of the disease to the urban city of Mbandaka last week poses serious concerns as to how far it spreads.

The World Health Organisation said today there have been 22 confirmed, probable or suspected deaths from Ebola since April 4.

But Dr. Jah warned it could spread to Europe and the US if it reaches the Congolese capital of Kinshasa, which has an estimated population of 12million.

Dr. Jah – director at Harvard Global Health Institute – told Daily Star Online: “The worst case scenario is that it ends up in a capital city like Kinshasa.

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