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Two More Ebola Cases Diagnosed in Uganda as First Victim, 5, Dies

By The New York Times

Fears grew that the year-old outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo could spread more in what one expert called a “truly frightening phaseRead full story


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  • The Ebola crisis that has already infected more than 2,000 people in eastern Congo has now spread across the border into neighboring Uganda. The spread of the disease in North Kivu and Ituri, and now across the border, shows that the international response is in need of a reset, with a focus on building greater trust with the local communities affected by the crisis.

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    Weiyee INChief Strategy Officer

    To David's point, responses needed urgently and probably needs to be rethought ASAP since all reports are indicating that the spread is faster and the fatality rates are higher than the past patterns. Policymakers need to take this seriously, and really reevaluate but the United Nations has said about risks towards diseases, and what we are facing globally.

  • It will be important to keep Ebola out of larger cities. Hope there are enough doses of the vaccine, which appears to be effective.

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