Ebola Cases Fast Rising in DR Congo's Equateur Province

Confirmed cases in Equateur Province have now surpassed the total number recorded during the province's last outbreak in 2018. The World Health Organizations warned that the ongoing response is facing funding shortfalls but the world must not let the fight against COVID-1 eclipse other health challenges.

African countries have been more scientific about containing Ebola than many other places, noting that Ebola is not spread by air, water or casual contact - only by contact with bodily fluids from a visably ill person. Uganda is using surveillance of everyone it sees crossing the border from Congo and is treating the first confirmed case.

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