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China Jumps Back Into the Fight Against Ebola in Africa

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The Chinese government is preparing to send medical personnel to South Sudan and Uganda in a bid to contain the spread of the Ebola virus that is currently ravaging parts of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Since the Chinese only deploy these kinds of personnel at the invitation of the local government, Beijing is still waiting for permission from Kinshasa before the Chinese teams can leave for the DRC.

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