Ebola alert shuts Angolan border

Tuesday, January 6, 2009
The authorities in Angola say they have closed part of the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Angolan officials said all movement of people from northern Luande Norte province to DR Congo would be stopped. The outbreak in DR Congo was the first in Africa in several months and the fourth in DRC since 1976. It is believed to have infected at least 40 people of which more than ten have died.
Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7812868.stm