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In the past 5 months, the WHO has recorded 174 attacks on clinics and health workers, killing 5 and injuring 51.
In global developments, European officials warn of a growing gap in vaccine coverage, and the WHO certifies measles and rubella elimination in Bahrain, Oman, and Iran.
The outbreak total grew by 11 cases today, reaching a total of 1,888 infections.
"An enhanced UN-wide response is required. . . . We have no time to lose," says David Gressly.
The 19 new infections raise the outbreak total to 1,866 cases amid continued threats.
In another development, arson threats at Masereka health facilities impeded infection prevention steps.
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