Eastern DR Congo records 20 Ebola cases in three days

Twenty cases of Ebola have been recorded in three days in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where deadly violence is hampering efforts to end the 16-month-old epidemic according to health authorities.

Ten cases were reported on Wednesday alone in Mabalako in North Kivu after six on Tuesday, according to the Multisectoral Committee for Epidemic Response.

Three out of the six cases involve traditional medicine practitioners.

This is a significant increase in new cases of transmission, which…
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