Children among latest D R of Congo Ebola cases, alert for neighbouring province

Two more Ebola-related deaths in the past week have taken the total to 50 and the number of confirmed and probable infections to 124, as lingering issues such as inadequate surveillance of community deaths fuel the spread of the virus to new areas. Two of the infections confirmed in the past week were in young children. Also in the past week, agencies responded to reports of four suspected Ebola cases in a remote location in Mai Ndombe province (to the south of Equateur), taking blood samples and documenting contacts. Read More

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