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The current wave in Beni involves more cases and is longer than its first wave.
Though the DRC has ceased daily updates, the WHO says cases have topped 2,600.
"Relying on the current tests is too late," one expert says, as dead deer might already be shedding infectious prions.
Scientists are seeing high rates of treatment failure as they struggle to eliminate the disease in the region.
Of 14 new cases yesterday, 10 were in Beni, a previous hot spot that has again heated up.
Brazil, Bolivia, and Argentina had the most MCR-positive isolates, a review finds.
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