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Officials hope the promising treatment findings encourage more patients to seek lifesaving treatment.
In other developments, the WHO said Beni is still the main hot spot and that the pace of new infections hasn't changed much.
Admission to an Ebola treatment unit was tied to a 38% drop in secondary cases.
Four of the 7 new cases were reported in Katwa, the latest outbreak hot spot.
The drug, zoliflodacin, was highly effective in treating urogenital and rectal infections but not pharyngeal cases.
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