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Also, an expert warns the virus could become endemic, and researchers say an already approved drug might help.
Four times as many children died from Ebola in the past 6 months compared with the previous 6 months.
Daily updates from the health ministry resume and detail contact tracing in Goma, where local spread recently began.
In other developments, the WHO said Beni is still the main hot spot and that the pace of new infections hasn't changed much.
"This outbreak is one with unprecedented challenges." the WHO's Moeti says.
So far, health officials haven't found a connection to a case reported earlier this month.
With 41 new cases in recent days, the outbreak has grown to 2,671 infections, including 1,782 fatalities.
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