A baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived, health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed.
Baby Benedicte’s mother was infected with Ebola and died during childbirth.
Benedicte showed symptoms only days later and it has taken five weeks of round-the-clock treatment to keep her alive.
Her dad and aunt took her home on Wednesday.
“Her father, Thomas, was very emotional… she is his first