Number Of DRC Ebola Cases Reaches 1,100; New Research Examines Ebola Treatment Units’ Role In Secondary Spread

CIDRAP News: DRC Ebola total hits 1,100; study targets secondary spread
“The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) grew by 8 cases today, putting the total at 1,100, and in research developments, new findings from Guinea’s outbreak shed light on the role of Ebola treatment units in preventing secondary spread. … The new DRC cases are reflected in the World Health Organization (WHO) online Ebola dashboard, which notes that 277 suspected cases are still under investigation. The number of deaths held steady, at 683…” (Schnirring, 4/3).

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