KAMPALA, Uganda | Congolese flee to Uganda after vote, raising Ebola fears

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KAMPALA, Uganda — Jan 02, 2019—A Red Cross official says hundreds of refugees have crossed into Uganda from Congo in the aftermath of that country’s presidential election, heightening concerns about the possible cross-border spread of Ebola.

Irene Nakasiita, a spokeswoman for the Red Cross in Uganda, said Wednesday that the influx started the day after Sunday’s vote and since then dozens have been arriving at a time.

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