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Number Of Ebola Cases, Deaths Rise In DRC, WHO Reports

News outlets report on the rising Ebola death toll in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Associated Press: 35 deaths attributed to Ebola outbreak in Congo
“The World Health Organization says that an Ebola outbreak in Congo is thought to have killed 35 people of the more than 60 sickened. … Officials say the current outbreak is not related to another taking place in West Africa blamed for the deaths of more than 2,200 people…” (9/11).

New York Times: Ebola Cases Rise Rapidly in Congo
“The number of Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo doubled over the past week to 62, the World Health Organization reported Thursday, and more than half the afflicted patients have died…” (Gladstone, 9/11).

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