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Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo

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GOMA (Reuters) – Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts to contain the second largest ever outbreak of the deadly virus, the health ministry said.

The two people, who were community workers near Mukulia in North Kivu province, had been receiving threats since December and one had already been attacked, the ministry said.

(Reporting by Fiston Mahamba,; Writing by Edward McAllister)

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