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Oct 23, 2018

Oct 23, 2018
kids handwashing

Ebola cases in Beni top 100 as 6 more cases reported

Health officials are probing why a disproportionate number of children are among the recent cases in Beni.

Oct 22, 2018

Oct 22, 2018
UN peacekeeping forces

DRC Ebola outbreak grows by 10 cases amid more attacks

Eight of the new cases are in Beni, including 5 of the 6 fatal illnesses.

Oct 19, 2018

Oct 19, 2018

News Scan for Oct 19, 2018

More Ebola in Beni
New polio cases
NYC measles clusters
Dengvaxia approved in Europe
BSE on Scottish farm
Avian flu outbreaks in Vietnam and Bulgaria

Oct 18, 2018

Oct 18, 2018
Displaced people

More Ebola cases reported from Beni; WHO update covers more 'red zone' risks

The WHO is concerned about recent cases from a 'red zone' that is close to camps for internally displaced people.

Oct 18, 2018

News Scan for Oct 18, 2018

Lassa spread in Nigeria
US arbovirus trends
Identifying infection prevention gaps

Oct 17, 2018

Oct 17, 2018
Ebola worker disinfecting

WHO: DRC Ebola outbreak not international emergency

"This does not mean that WHO is not taking the outbreak seriously."

Oct 16, 2018

Oct 16, 2018

News Scan for Oct 16, 2018

Ebola infections in DRC
New Saudi MERS case
MERS risk in South Korea
Global flu ebbing

Oct 15, 2018

Oct 15, 2018
Ebola treatment center orange fence

More Ebola cases as WHO weighs emergency declaration

The new cases lift the outbreak total to 211, including 135 deaths.

Oct 12, 2018

Oct 12, 2018
Safe dignifed Ebola burial

DRC Ebola cases top 200 as security problems fuel the spike

As officials report 11 new cases, the WHO says the situation is deteriorating.

Oct 11, 2018

Oct 11, 2018
Temperature taking at Africa school

Spread in school noted as DRC Ebola cases mount

A humanitarian group highlights transmission within a school and more response disruption.

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