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In other developments, the HHS announced more funding for a rapid Ebola test.
Meanwhile, about 200 health leaders are meeting in Cape Town this week to discuss global health security priorities.
The new Ebola disease cluster in Liberia probably was not sparked by an imported case.
As an Ebola recovery conference opened, Oxfam reported on broken funding promises that followed other crises and disasters.
Experts favor an interim alert level and say launch of UNMEER didn't work well.
The new case involves a 17-year-old boy whose illness wasn't detected until he died, which is bad news for outbreak containment.
The two nations saw only 18 cases last week from just a few hot spots.
Incidence has declined little since late January, but Liberia has now gone 2 weeks with no cases.
About 20% of Liberians who were unemployed during the Ebola outbreak have returned to the workforce.
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