U.S. Sends Disaster Response Team To DRC To Assist In Ebola Outbreak Response; New Cases Reported
Axios: U.S. deploys disaster response team to help fight Ebola in the Congo
“The U.S. Agency for International Development announced Monday that it has sent a disaster assistance response team (DART) to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to help contain the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus…” (10/1).
CIDRAP News: New Ebola cases highlight challenges in DRC
“Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported two more cases of Ebola virus late [Monday], a fatal case in a patient whose family refused vaccination and an illness in a patient from a community marked by resistance to outbreak response efforts. … Officials have now reported 161 cases of Ebola in DRC, including 105 deaths. Nine cases are still under investigation…” (Soucheray, 10/2).
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