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Only 1 new case was confirmed today, raising the outbreak total to 3,130, with 2,096 deaths.
US officials said other outbreak indicators such as deaths in the community need to improve before they feel more confident about the recent drop in cases.
Officials are bracing for more cases and spread to new areas after a community protest led to the suspension of Ebola response activities.
The shorter, simpler regimen with the new drug is poised to improve treatment against a difficult disease and to lower costs.
Officials hope the promising treatment findings encourage more patients to seek lifesaving treatment.
In US developments, the CDC confirms 10 more cases, and New York reports a new outbreak in a Mennonite community.
In other developments, the WHO said Beni is still the main hot spot and that the pace of new infections hasn't changed much.
CDC reverse-engineers the virus for important trials of interventions.
Data from Pakistan and South Africa highlight advantages of vaccination early in life.
A USAID official says 4 major donors have jump-started a new "strategic plan.'
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