CIDRAP News Provides Update On DRC Ebola Outbreak

CIDRAP News: Ebola infects 4 more in DRC as death prompts testing in Uganda
“In the latest developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ebola outbreak, the health ministry reported four new cases, as details emerged about a suspected Ebola death that triggered a swift response in Uganda, where the man’s samples tested negative for the virus. The new cases signal continued activity in some of the outbreak’s current main hot spots, and the close-call in Uganda shows how fear of cross-border spread has prompted intensive tracking of contacts…” (Schnirring, 2/13).

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