Against a backdrop of steadily rising Ebola cases, health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are bracing for more attacks, as threats continue in the big epicenters of Butembo and Katwa, and are on the rise in smaller hots spots such as Lubero and Kalunguta, the World Health Organization (WHO) said yesterday in a weekly situation report.

Meanwhile, the country’s health ministry was poised to report 19 new cases today, according to the latest information from the WHO’s online Ebola dashboard.

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See also:

May 21 WHO Ebola situation report

May 21 DRC update

WHO online Ebola dashboard

May 21 Canada UN Geneva tweet