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DRC Ebola Outbreak Records One-Day Record Number Of Cases As Death Toll Continues To Rise

CIDRAP News: Ebola cases grow by 37 in 3 days as DRC has record day
“With 37 Ebola cases reported in the past 72 hours, the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) raged on this weekend and [Monday], and the 16 cases reported [Sunday] are the most for a single day during this 8-month outbreak. The new cases raise the outbreak total to 1,154, including 731 deaths, for a case-fatality rate of 63.3%…” (Soucheray, 4/8).

Additional reporting on the DRC Ebola outbreak and response is available from Borgen Magazine and PRI.