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With 10 news cases, the outbreak has grown to 608 infections and 368 deaths.
"This outbreak is occurring in the most difficult context imaginable," WHO head says.
The DRC update for yesterday reported 2 more deaths, bringing the fatality count to 370.
The DRC recorded 16 new Ebola cases from towns and cities across North Kivu and Ituri provinces
In research news, tests in animals show promise for a new monoclonal antibody therapy.
Also, a US health worker who was possibly exposed was released from monitoring.
The new cases and 6 new deaths bring the outbreak total to 658 and the fatality count to 402, with 200 cases still being investigated.
Peter Salama says high rates in children might be due to facility types.
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