The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2000, government figures show, as the rate of new cases has tripled triple and containment efforts falter in the remote, unstable region.
Aid groups, including the International Rescue Committee and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, said a "reset" is needed in the response to the Ebola outbreak.
"Dr. Mouzoko's death moved me profoundly", WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a statement after the attack.
The world's second-biggest outbreak has killed 1,346 people since it was detected in August a year ago.
Communities' lack of trust in the responders remains a major obstacle, with many people avoiding treatment because they do not believe Ebola is real, according to Oxfam. Notably, more than 129,000 people have received an experimental but effective Ebola vaccine in its first widespread use.
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A mob killed an Ebola health worker and looted a clinic in the village of Vusahiro earlier this month.
The 2,000 figure is a "sad and frustrating milestone. the insecurity is holding us back", said World Health Organization spokesman Tarik Jasarevic.
"Every time there is an incident. we are not able to provide services and go into communities".
"We are not able to vaccinate, not able to treat those who are ill, we are not able to follow up on those who may have been exposed to the virus".
Bakwanamaha said the latest violence was likely a response to a crackdown by the Congolese army last week that killed 26 ADF members after they attacked an army position in Ngite.
The ADF is one of the numerous rebel groups that are active in eastern Congo, primarily fighting over the area's rich mineral resources.