A second wave of Ebola activity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) city of Beni has now topped its first wave, and the area has become a source of spread to other areas, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its weekly snapshot of outbreak activity today.

Meanwhile, the DRC’s total grew by 8 more cases, according to a WHO online dashboard, which puts the overall total at 2,620 cases, 1,756 of them fatal. So far the DRC president’s office, which earlier this week shifted outbreak response activities to its technical group, has not issued any detailed daily updates following the resignation of the country’s health minister.

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