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37 Suspected Ebola Cases Reported In DRC Outbreak; WHO Africa Director ‘Very Encouraged’ By Response

Reuters: Fourth person in probable Ebola death in Congo: WHO
“A fourth person has likely died from Ebola in remote northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization said on Sunday, as the overall number of cases rose to 37 from 29…” (Ross, 5/21).

VOA News: WHO Optimistic on Controlling DRC Ebola Outbreak
“…While not underestimating the difficulties that lie ahead in bringing this latest outbreak of Ebola to an end, [WHO’s Africa Regional Director] Matshidiso Moeti told VOA she is ‘very encouraged’ by the speed with which the government and its national and international partners have responded to this crisis…” (Schlein, 5/21).

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