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Ebola cases appear in DR Congo; doctor given promising drug dies in Liberia

8/25/2014

CNN
By Faith Karimi

CNN's Isha Sesay will be hosting a special coverage program about West Africa's Ebola outbreak on Monday, August 25. Tune in at 2.30pm ET / 7.30pm BST.

(CNN) -- A Liberian doctor who contracted the Ebola virus and received a promising experimental treatment has died, the manager of the Elwa Ebola Facility in Monrovia, Liberia, told CNN on Monday.

Dr. Abrahim Borbor died Sunday evening after contracting Ebola at JFK Hospital in Monrovia.

Borbor was given ZMapp, the same drug that was given to two Americans who had Ebola.

The Democratic Republic of Congo is also reporting new Ebola cases in a northern town, sparking fears that the deadly virus is expanding far beyond West Africa.

Two people in Gera tested positive for Ebola, a government spokesman said Sunday.

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