An armed group 2 days ago struck the same Ebola treatment center in Butembo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that sustained an earlier attack, killing a police officer as the security team repelled the attackers.

Alongside the fresh violence, the DRC health ministry reported five new cases in updates over the weekend and through today, and an outbreak response team made headway tracking a transmission chain in a high-risk village south of Butembo.

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Mar 9 DRC update

Mar 9 Reuters story

Mar 10 DRC update

Mar 11 DRC update

Mar 9 WHO statement

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