Ebola: an outbreak has been confirmed in the DRC. Here’s what you need to know.

Updated by Brian Resnick@B_resnickbrian@vox.com  May 12, 2017, 1:05pm EDT


Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed one case of Ebola in what appears to be the first new outbreak of the deadly virus since the massive epidemic that hit West Africa in 2014-’15.


According to reports, nine people in a very remote part of the country recently fell ill with a hemorrhagic fever. The World Health Organization reports three have died,......