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Cases have now reached 3,017, and a new hot spot in Ituri province has developed.
The girl's Ebola symptoms were flagged at an entry point in the same district of Uganda where imported cases were detected in June.
In another new development, two experts say more research on Ebola in breastmilk is urgently needed to guide recommendations.
Disease in hot spots like Beni continues to feed other areas, such as recent cases in South Kivu province.
Officials are bracing for more cases and spread to new areas after a community protest led to the suspension of Ebola response activities.
A mother and child in South Kivu province became infected after contact with a patient from Beni.
With 27 new infections in the past 3 days, the outbreak has grown to 2,888 cases and 1,934 deaths.
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