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Traditional chiefs and local officials took new steps to ease community resistance to response efforts.
The past 5 days have seen 44 Ebola cases, including 12 today, though officials have noted fewer cases in children.
Three new cases lift the outbreak total to 888, and officials say to expect more.
WHO officials see some traction with community engagement and calmed tensions, but tough challenges finding and chasing all transmission chains.
Health officials are on high alert for potential spread to Goma, North Kivu province's capital and largest city.
The outbreak has now reached 352 cases, of which 305 are confirmed, and 210 deaths.
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