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DRC Ebola Outbreak Reaches 285 Confirmed, Possible Cases; New Case Detected In Previously Unaffected Zone

CIDRAP News: Ebola case found in new DRC area as outbreak hits 285
“Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) said yesterday that an Ebola case has been detected in a previously unaffected health zone, which is located between the two current hot spots, and that eight more cases have been confirmed, based on reports [Wednesday] and [Thursday]…” (Schnirring, 11/1).

Additional coverage of the ongoing Ebola outbreak and response in DRC is available from Agence France-Presse and Xinhua News.