Low Ebola Case Numbers In DRC Outbreak Promising But WHO Warns Of Continued Hot Spots; NPR Examines Challenges Getting Water In Congolese City
CIDRAP News: WHO: Insecure Ebola hot spots pose resurgence risk elsewhere
“In its weekly detailed analysis of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) said another week of low case numbers is promising, but it worries that the remaining hot spots are in insecure areas that could seed new infections to other health zones where transmission has ended…” (Schnirring, 10/16).
NPR: Residents In Goma Are Struggling To Gather Water While Fighting Ebola
“The Congolese city of Goma sits on the giant Lake Kivu. But the city has been without running water for years. Residents talk about the challenge of gathering water when they’re also fighting Ebola…” (Peralta, 10/16).