DRC’s Ebola Outbreak Causes Angola to Partially Close Border

05 January 2009

Angola closed part to it’s northeastern border due to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC’s) Ebola virus outbreak. Angola is banning all trade and travel from the DRC into diamond rich Angola province of Lunda Norte.

The Ebola outbreak is believed began in the DRC’s western province of Kasai, and to have infected forty people and killed thirteen.

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L5269183.htm

Map of Angola via encarta.msn.com

Map of Angola via encarta.msn.com

Lunda Norte Province in Angola via wikipedia

Lunda Norte Province in Angola via wikipedia

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