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From Attacks to Deaths, Key Facts About Congo's Escalating Ebola Epidemic

Congo's Ebola epidemic has now exceeded 1,000 cases, the country's health ministry said Monday, with a death toll of about 629 in the world's second-worst outbreak. The International Rescue Committee (IRC), an aid group, cautioned that case numbers were on the rise and the outbreak could last another six to 12 months in a region beset by violence and poverty. Here are some key facts and figures about Ebola: * The world's worst epidemic of Ebola, a hemorrhagic fever,...

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