International Rescue Committee is alarmed by a significant increase in the number of new Ebola cases in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

As of October 9, there have been 194 confirmed and probable cases and 120 deaths from this Ebola outbreak. In just nine days, there have been 33 new cases and 15 deaths. This is in contrast to 41 new cases and 27 deaths in the entire month of September.

via Ebola cases spike in DRC, daily case rate more than doubles since September | International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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Ebola cases spike in DRC, daily case rate more than doubles since September | International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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