In all, the 1976 outbreak saw 318 cases in zaire, 280 of which ended in death.
Together they went around the world with Muhammad Ali, to zaire, Manila, Kuala Lumpur.
To break up the trip to zaire, the two stopped in Geneva to meet with leaders at the World Health Organization.
African nation (1971-1997), from an early alternative name of the Congo River, from Kikongo nzai, dialectal form of nzadi "river."
See Democratic Republic of Congo.