The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed the second case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This development is coming few days after the fatal illness killed 3 people in the 19 suspected and confirmed cases in the region.

Officials are trying to locate 125 people who are believed to be linked to cases in the northeastern province of Bas-Uele in Congo.

The  comes one year after the end of the epidemic which killed more than 11,000 people across West Africa.