Ebola Returns To Butembo, DRC, Officials Confirm; KFF Releases Analysis Of Donor Funding For Outbreak
CIDRAP News: More Ebola cases in DRC, including Butembo
“[Friday] the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC’s) Ebola technical committee (CMRE) confirmed that the virus had returned to Butembo, just 10 days after the former hot spot was cleared of the disease. … Earlier this month, DRC officials tweeted that the last remaining patients at an Ebola treatment center in Butembo had been discharged, a sign the virus was on the retreat from that area of North Kivu province. … [Friday] the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) published the first analysis of donor funding during this Ebola outbreak — the world’s second largest — and said the United States leads donors…” (Soucheray, 10/25).
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