Amid Violence, Suspension Of Vaccination Efforts, DRC Reports 21 More Ebola Cases
CIDRAP News: DRC reports 21 more cases of Ebola amid more violence in Beni
“…Over the weekend and through [Monday], the [Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)] recorded 21 more cases of Ebola, for a total of 373 cases, including 216 deaths. Seventy-two cases are suspected and under investigation. The World Health Organization (WHO) evacuated 16 people after their residence was hit by a shell that did not explode, and Ebola surveillance and vaccination efforts were stalled in Beni for at least 24 hours…” (Soucheray, 11/19).