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Four times as many children died from Ebola in the past 6 months compared with the previous 6 months.
"This outbreak is one with unprecedented challenges." the WHO's Moeti says.
With 41 new cases in recent days, the outbreak has grown to 2,671 infections, including 1,782 fatalities.
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 grandmother of the 5-year-old boy identified in Uganda has also died, and the family cluster is at 8 cases.
"An enhanced UN-wide response is required. . . . We have no time to lose," says David Gressly.
The outbreak has reached 1,495 cases and 984 deaths, including 406 cases and 308 deaths in April.
Traditional chiefs and local officials took new steps to ease community resistance to response efforts.
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