DRC Ebola Outbreak Moves Closer To Larger Cities; Experimental Vaccine Supplies Expected To Last, WHO Says

STAT: A spot of good news in an Ebola crisis: Vaccine supplies are expected to last
“There’s some good news related to an Ebola crisis that has offered very little up until now. The World Health Organization now predicts there are adequate supplies of an experimental Ebola vaccine to control the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo…” (Branswell, 1/22).

Washington Times: Congo struggles to contain Ebola outbreak
“Ebola infections have slowed inside the initial center of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s outbreak, but the disease is marching south toward major cites, opening a critical new stage in the epidemic that’s already the second worst on record…” (Howell, 1/22).

Additional coverage of the DRC Ebola outbreak is available from Breitbart (2) and Vox.

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