The Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry says that among 3,128 cases of reported hemorrhagic fever, some 3,017 were confirmed to be Ebola cases.
Stowaways killed as cargo train derails in Democratic Republic of Congo's southeastern province of Tanganyika, officials say.
The latest casualty in Uganda was a nine-year-old girl from the DRC, reviving fears that the virus could cross the porous borders of the central African country.
The state of emergency declared by Chad President Idriss Deby will run for three months in Sila and Ouaddai regions, the president's office said.
The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fatality, said the provincial government.
More than 1,800 people have died in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since Ebola broke out there in August last year.
Ebola treatment centres have repeatedly been attacked by armed militiamen and disgruntled locals, hampering efforts to contain the epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo’s conflict-ravaged east.
"I have been informed of another confirmed Ebola case at the Goma Ebola treatment centre," said Aruna Abedi, the chief Ebola coordinator in North Kivu, the worst-hit province since the outbreak began on August 1 last year.
The latest Ebola outbreak to hit Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 1,700 people since August last year.
In any country in the world, the resignation of the health minister days after the declaration of an international health emergency should not only be worrying but alarming.
The WHO says the renewed pledges of financial aid raised hopes the Ebola epidemic could be restrained after the outbreak was declared an international emergency earlier this month.
The virus has killed more than 1,700 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo since the world's second-worst outbreak was declared almost a year ago and is threatening to spill over its borders.
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