Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. This according to the country’s health authorities, as they prepare to deploy an experimental treatment. The news cases emerge just the World Health Organisation, has placed the death toll so far from this latest outbreak at 34.This is the country’s 10th Ebola outbreak since the virus was first identified near northern Congo’s Ebola river in 1976. We have invited Krista Armstrong, the International Committee of the Red Cross’ Communications Manager for Africa, and she joins us via Skype from Geneva, Switzerland for more on this story.

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