Health workers dying from Ebola in DR Congo

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The Democratic Republic of Congo has been struggling to control an outbreak of Ebola for the past nine months.
The outbreak is the second deadliest in Africa and has killed more than 1,000 people.

Health workers have also been affected – 93 of them have been infected and 34 have died.

Medical personnel usually work with protective clothing and are expected to observe the highest standard of safety when dealing with suspected Ebola patients.