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Cases have grown to 3,084, including 2,070 deaths.
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.
Also, the NIAID has reached an agreement to license an experimental treatment.
Immune response lasted 2.5 years for the vaccines, the longest yet in ongoing studies of Ebola immunization.
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