The calm for Congo's Ebola storm

Since the current outbreak began in October, more than 1,000 people have died - the second largest death toll in the history of human Ebola infection. Over the past month, Ebola has spread faster and farther in the northeast provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

WHO Adapts Ebola Vaccination Strategy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Account for Insecurity and Community Feedback

The new recommendations include endorsing operational adjustments that make the vaccination process faster and adjusting the dosage based on available efficacy data. It was also recommended that the population eligible for vaccination be expanded.