DRC Ebola Outbreak ‘Largely Contained,’ WHO Says; Researchers Report Results Of Experimental Treatment

CIDRAP News: As suspected Ebola cases probed, new treatment shows promise
“In the latest Ebola developments, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) health ministry reported one more suspected infection, as tests ruled out three earlier cases, and researchers reported results from the first human trial of a monoclonal antibody cocktail that has been cleared for compassionate use in the country’s outbreak…” (Schnirring, 6/19).

Reuters: Ebola outbreak in Congo “largely contained,” says WHO
“Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak has been ‘largely contained’ and no new cases of the disease have been confirmed since the last known sufferer died on June 9, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday…” (Miles, 6/20).

VOA News: As DRC Grapples With Ebola, Guinea Keeps Up Its Guard
“…The outbreak may be relatively far away, but fear of Ebola is not…” (Dia, 6/19).

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