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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.

Oct 10, 2018

Oct 10, 2018
Ebola child burial

Officials confirm 7 more Ebola cases in DRC

Three of the new cases, all fatal, involve children seen at the same clinic in Butanuka district in Beni.

Oct 09, 2018

Oct 09, 2018
Safe Ebola burial

New Ebola cases underscore Beni as outbreak epicenter

Beni now has 57 confirmed or probable cases, and 35 deaths.

Oct 08, 2018

Oct 08, 2018
burial decontamination

DRC records 12 new Ebola cases over the weekend

The flurry of new cases include 3 classified as probable involving people buried before samples were obtained.

Oct 04, 2018

Oct 04, 2018
peacekeepers

DRC Ebola cases rise as security concerns continue

In new developments, an attack in Butembo injured burial team members, and a rights group called for the International Criminal Court to expand its probe into Beni attacks as outbreak cases reach 165.

Oct 03, 2018

Oct 03, 2018

News Scan for Oct 03, 2018

Ebola treatment trial
More egg-linked Salmonella
New tetracycline approved
Cholera in Zimbabwe

Oct 02, 2018

Oct 02, 2018
Ebola response in Beni, DR Congo

New Ebola cases highlight challenges in DRC

Both newly reported patients belonged to families that refused Ebola vaccination, and one of them died.

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