The Hill: Ebola Cases Spike as Nervous Communities Stop Cooperating with Health Care Workers

The Hill: photo of disease containment workers


More than two months after the initial Ebola Outbreak in the Congo, the North Kivu and Ituri Provinces are seeing another spike. In a single week, 32 cases have been observed- a startling rate for this virus considering public health officials expected a decline. 122 people have died from this outbreak, however 53 have been discharged from Ebola care facilities. Currently, the city of Beni, which houses a quarter million residents, is being watched after 26 cases in the past week have been within the city.

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