The health ministry also reported a "lab-confirmed" case on Twitter.
One person helping with the response who asked not to be identified said there are now 52 suspected cases-and deep frustration that a decision has yet to be made about whether to use the vaccine.
That experience helped Congolese authorities respond effectively to an outbreak in 2014 that killed 49 people.
The country "has taken all necessary measures to responde quickly and efficiently to this new outbreak", he said. "It's in a remote area, and an area where there's already awareness in that region to test for Ebola, because they've seen it before". Six patients are now hospitalized.
The outbreak reportedly started around April 22 in the Bas-Uele province, about 1,300 km (800 miles) northeast of the capital city of Kinshasa. In the West Africa outbreak, notes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 28,000 people were infected and 11,325 of them died.
The Zaire strain is the same one that caused an global public health emergency, more than 28,000 illnesses, and more than 11,000 deaths in West Africa in 2014 to 2016. That outbreak was not connected to the massive epidemic in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone that left thousands dead.
Liberia was the last of those states to be declared clear in January 2016. "The vaccine has shown high efficacy in clinical trials and could play a vital role in protecting the most vulnerable".
The trial was led by WHO, together with Guinea's Ministry of Health, Medecins sans Frontieres and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, in collaboration with other worldwide partners. "We always take this very seriously", said spokesman Eric Kabambi. The virus is passed from animals to humans and can spread quickly through a community via contact with an infected person's broken skin, mucous membranes, and bodily fluids like blood.
There is no specific treatment for the disease, though an experimental vaccine was recently developed that World Health Organization says could be used in emergencies.
David Goffin awaits the victor of that clash after the Belgian beat world number six Milos Raonic 64, 62. France s Kristina Mladenovic also reached the last four in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 over Sorana Cristea.
Mr Bowen said his party was still dissecting the increase to the Medicare levy, which it is proposed will raise about $8 billion. So the Treasurer has delivered a budget that lifts the Medicare levy for all but the lowest income earners in two years' time.
It was a big and warm welcome for Edwin Encarnacion returning to Toronto, as he received a standing ovation in his first at bat. He walked two Cleveland batters in the second inning and both would come in to score to provide the Indians with a 2-0 lead.
Next week we need an answer, if we go for a holiday, he will [either] accept a contract or we will sell the player. Koeman also discussed how much time Barkley has at his disposal before revealing his decision to Everton .
Atlanta let Washington bleed 10 seconds off the clock without fouling before grabbing a defensive board in a four-point game. The Wizards avoided the dismal start that essentially ruined their hopes in Game 3 before the first quarter was done.
This approach is what was always intended for the Board and we're making a clear break with the last administration's approach". Freire suggested that Scott Pruitt is not interested in maintaining the science-only direction of the board.
Wang Fuyou, Communist Party chief of the county, said the quake followed by frequent aftershocks was felt strongly. On March 27, An quake of 5.1 magnitude had jolted Yangbi County in southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Underlying inflation is stuck below the RBA's target band of 2-3 percent with wages crawling at their slowest pace on record. That measure alone is expected to raise an additional $8.2 billion of taxes in its first two and a half years in operation.
Donald Trump attacked the long-standing Senate procedure, when striking out at a negotiated budget deal on Capitol Hill. Why haven't Republicans already used reconciliation to get around hardline Democratic opposition to Trump's policies?
Jacari Harris, a junior and former student body president, told the Washington Post that the education secretary was " awesome ". That gives us profound understanding of the thousands of petitions signed calling for Jackson's resignation.
Though the players are late round picks, don't think that means they're any less important than the people drafted before them. The first stunning move was the Bears trading with the 49ers to select North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky at No. 2.
They looked for evidence of the location of Sterling's right hand as he struggled with the officers who tried to subdue him. The shooting sparked nationwide protests amid a fierce debate over police treatment of minorities.
Tom Brady the latest star on Madden game cover
EA notes that more information on Madden NFL 18 will be shown at EA Play on June 10, including a "brand-new mode". Players that have appeared on the cover have found their careers shortened, or have found themselves injured.
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive celebrates 25 years
The Edmonds Food Bank at United Methodist Church and the Westgate Chapel Food Bank together serve over 10,000 families per year. The United States Postal Service will partner with United Way again this year for the annual "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive .
BMW 8 Series Coupe teaser
The F30 BMW 3 Series has been enhanced with new, standard equipment as part of a sweeping update to the company's model line-up. But now things are different. "We are refreshing our entire product portfolio and strengthening the performance side".
Spurs overcome Leonard injury, Harden to beat Rockets in OT
Without star Kawhi Leonard , Green took over in the final minute with Spurs trailing by 1. "I just missed shots", Harden said. Despite both his ankle and knee bothering him, Leonard still led the way for San Antonio with 22 points and 15 rebounds.
China presses South Korea on THAAD missile system
The Thaad missile system, aimed at intercepting attacks from North Korea, was made operational in South Korea last week. While taking the oath of office Wednesday, Moon said he's open to visiting North Korea under the right conditions.
Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy captured
Mainhart was a five-year veteran of the Yell County Sheriff's Department, Sheriff Bill Gilkey said. Negotiators are attempting to make contact with the individual during the hostage situation.
May denies energy bills cap is from 'Marxist universe'
Under the new proposal by the Conservatives, industry regulator Ofgem would set a cap for the default standard variable tariffs. The PM said five of the "big six" energy companies had recently raised prices while their profit margins hit "record levels".
Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather
Remember when I seen him in Mexico and I called him out? A majority of his knockouts have come due to exceptional striking skills. This is the way I push myself back off the ground; this is the way I deal with adversity, and this is the way I get up.