DAKAR, Senegal | Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

DAKAR, Senegal | Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

DAKAR, Senegal — The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight.

Butembo, with more than 1 million residents, is now reporting cases of the deadly hemorrhagic fever.

This outbreak is second only to the devastating West Africa one that killed more than 11,300 people a few years ago.

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