The Ebola total in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) grew by two today, and a new serologic study from five central African countries, including the DRC, found a low prevalence, hinting that exposure to the virus is probably rare outside of outbreaks.
Two cases in lesser hot spots
The two latest cases were reported in Mandima in Ituri province, which has reported a handful of recent cases, and from Kalunguta in North Kivu province, an insecure area where vaccination teams were recently held by an armed group.
The cases lift the outbreak total to 927, which includes 862 confirmed and 65 probable cases. No new deaths were reported, keeping the fatality count at 584.