DRC Ebola Outbreak Spreading At Fastest Rate Since Beginning 8 Months Ago, WHO Says

Reuters: Congo Ebola outbreak spreading faster than ever: WHO
“Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak is spreading at its fastest rate yet, eight months after it was first detected, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. Each of the past two weeks has registered a record number of new cases, marking a sharp setback for efforts to respond to the second biggest outbreak ever, as militia violence and community resistance have impeded access to affected areas…” (Nebehay/Ross, 4/1).

Additional coverage of the DRC Ebola outbreak and response is available from CIDRAP News and Global Press Journal.