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USAID announces it wlll give the DRC $98 million to help fight the outbreak, which is now at 2,369 cases.
Most samples from wildlife in Nairobi carried multidrug-resistant E coli.
The vaccine "has the potential to save tens of thousands of children's lives."
The study provides evidence that population immunity is critical for the successful phase-out of oral polio vaccines.
The outbreak involves 2 districts in the country's "cattle corridor" and occurs as Rwanda is reporting the disease in animals and possibly people.
Several factors heighten the risk of spread, including flooding, people and animal movement, and connections to other countries.
In other developments, a few more cases were reported in the Americas and mosquito trials showed a risk of spread in major Kenyan cities.
In just over 3 months, Yemen has reported more than 368,000 cases, the most in a single year.
New study estimates about 2,100 travelers return with the disease each year and almost 1,500 need hospitalization.
Outbreak responders hope to get a jump on mosquitoes by scaling up vaccination during a dry period.
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