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WHO Reports Lowest Weekly Total Of New Ebola Cases This Year; West Africa Must Maintain Vigilance, Agency Says

New York Times: Health Agency Reports Lowest Weekly Total of New Ebola Cases
“The World Health Organization on Wednesday reported the lowest weekly total of new Ebola cases so far this year in the three nations of West Africa that have been afflicted by the deadly virus…” (Gladstone, 3/26).

Reuters: New Ebola infections continue to drop, Guinea still a concern
“…The figures are a further indication that the outbreak, which has killed more than 10,300 people across Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, is waning. But there are still worrying signs that the disease is not yet under control in Guinea, the U.N. health agency said in its weekly report…” (Bavier, 3/25).

U.N. News Centre: Lowest weekly total of Ebola cases in 2015 reported, U.N. health agency says
“… ‘Investigations into the origin of the newly reported case in Liberia are ongoing,’ the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its latest update. ‘Heightened vigilance is being maintained throughout the country’ along with efforts to reinforce surveillance networks and cross-border controls…” (3/25).

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