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Oct 15, 2014

Oct 15, 2014

News Scan for Oct 15, 2014

Ebola in DRC
More EV-D68 cases
Jamaican chikungunya emergency

Sep 02, 2014

Sep 02, 2014
Ebola virus

WHO: DRC Ebola outbreak not linked to West Africa; cases jump

With 29 new infections, the DRC outbreak has grown to 53 cases and 31 deaths.

Aug 27, 2014

Aug 27, 2014
Electron micrograph of Ebola viruses

WHO: Dead game animal sparked DRC Ebola outbreak

The first patient in the DRC's Ebola outbreak caught the virus from a dead animal, making any link to West Africa's outbreak unlikely.

Aug 25, 2014

Aug 25, 2014
Map of DRC

DRC says its Ebola outbreak not linked to West Africa's

Ebola has struck the northern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, but authorities say it is not the same strain as in West Africa.