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Also, a high-level meeting was held in Geneva today to assess the latest developments and build donor support.
Merck's rVSV-ZEBOV is the only vaccine that will be used during the ever-growing outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces.
The new cases raise the number of infected healthcare workers to 132, 68% of whom are nurses.
CDC reverse-engineers the virus for important trials of interventions.
With 29 new cases over the weekend and today, outbreak totals climb to 2,418, and Ebola deaths have now reached 1,625.
Officials have confirmed 51 infections since the beginning of the week.
USAID announces it wlll give the DRC $98 million to help fight the outbreak, which is now at 2,369 cases.
With 16 new infections, the outbreak total has grown to 2,354 cases, including 1,586 deaths, with 402 suspected cases.
High activity has returned to the towns and villages where the outbreak began 11 months ago.
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