Ebola outbreak fatality rate exceeds 60% in DRC

More high-risk community deaths were notified in the past recording week - a total of 26. According to the latest WHO External Situation Report, ‘the enduring transmission of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with eight health zones reporting new confirmed cases in the past three days along with the continuing infection of healthcare workers, is of particular concern’ however the agency ‘advises against any restriction of travel and trade to the Democratic Republic of the Congo based on the currently available information’. Read more.

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