Total Ebola Cases In DRC Outbreak Surpass 750

CIDRAP News: Ebola infects 9 more in DRC as ill traveler sparks response measures
“The number of people infected in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ebola outbreak grew by nine [Wednesday], as health officials in the neighboring Haut Uele province took steps to prevent the spread of a disease from a resident who was exposed to the virus in Katwa. … Investigations are under way into 187 suspected Ebola cases. [Wednesday’s] developments push the outbreak total to 752 cases, including 698 confirmed and 54 probable cases…” (Schnirring, 1/30).

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