WHO identifies critical window for curbing DRC Ebola spread

Odd. Despite the phrase ‘critical window’, WHO has okayed the start of the school year in the affected region, which means lots of people and children gathering in small rooms.

One new Ebola infection has been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC’s) latest outbreak, as a top World Health Organization (WHO) official warned that the next 7 to 10 days are critical for containing the outbreak to a relatively accessible security area.

In other outbreak developments, the country’s health officials decided not to postpone the Sep 3 start of the school year in the outbreak-affected area.

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