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The grandmother of the 5-year-old boy identified in Uganda has also died, and the family cluster is at 8 cases.
"An enhanced UN-wide response is required. . . . We have no time to lose," says David Gressly.
The outbreak has reached 1,495 cases and 984 deaths, including 406 cases and 308 deaths in April.
Taking a One Health approach, the authors say implementation of national action plans has been slow.
A significant factor in 2 New York outbreaks is misinformation about vaccine safety, the CDC says.
Traditional chiefs and local officials took new steps to ease community resistance to response efforts.
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