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Young Infant Recovers From Ebola In DRC As Officials Report 10 Additional Cases

Associated Press: ‘Young miracle’: Baby recovers from Ebola in Congo outbreak
“They call her the ‘young miracle.’ A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus. Congo’s health ministry calls the baby the youngest survivor in what is now the world’s second-deadliest Ebola outbreak. … Experts have reported worryingly high numbers of children with Ebola in this outbreak…” (Anna, 12/14).

CIDRAP News: Officials note 10 new Ebola cases as youngest patient recovers
“The pace of new Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) saw no let-up [Thursday], with 10 more illnesses reported across five locations in the affected area, the country’s health ministry said in its latest update. The 10 new cases push the overall outbreak total to 515 cases, 467 of them confirmed, and 48 listed as probable…” (Schnirring, 12/13).

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