WHO Reports 15 More Ebola Cases In DRC; No Ebola Case In Tanzania, Government Tells WHO
CIDRAP News: Violence, 15 new Ebola cases reported in DRC outbreak
“After [Tuesday’s] warning by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) African regional office to not be overly optimistic about a recent drop in Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the agency [Wednesday] reported 15 new infections on its Ebola online dashboard. The new cases raise the outbreak total to 3,145, including 2,098 deaths; in addition, 493 suspected cases are under investigation…” (Soucheray, 9/18).
Reuters: Tanzania tells WHO it has no Ebola cases — statement
“Tanzania has formally told the World Health Organization (WHO) that it has no cases of Ebola after a woman died there earlier this month from an unknown illness following Ebola-like symptoms, the organization said on Wednesday…” (Mohammed, 9/18).
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