DRC's Ebola case count nears 600

As the case count in the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak climbs to 598 confirmed and probable cases (with 363 deaths), the continuing unrest has caused a halt in vaccinations in Goma, Beni, Butembo, Katwa, Komanda and Mabalako. In the latest WHO update, the agency notes that ‘Katwa, Komanda and Mabalako remain the main hot spots of the outbreak’ and concludes with: ‘Five months following the confirmation of the first case of EVD the outbreak is still ongoing, with almost a fifth of the total caseload reported in the past 21 days’. The WHO ‘continues to respond and remains committed to ending the outbreak’. Read more  

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