Attacks on Ebola treatment centers (ETCs) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC’s) outbreak epicenter continued to reverberate a day after the strike on the Butembo facility, with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) evacuating medical staff from the area amid a report of causalities in security services and efforts to find patients who fled the violence.

Along with fresh details about the attack, the World Health Organization (WHO) called the events deplorable and warned that the aftermath could increase transmission.

MSF suspends patient care in hot spot

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See also:

Feb 28 MSF news release

Feb 28 WHO statement

Feb 28 WHO outbreak update

Feb 27 DRC update

Feb 28 DRC update