The UN health agency extended the global emergency status for the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo but admitted that there have been "extremely positive" signs of a sharp decline in eastern Congo.
"As long as there is only one case of Ebola in an area as insecure and unstable as the east of the DRC, the potential remains a much larger epidemic", WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters on Wednesday.
The WHO recommends other at-risk countries to continue preparedness for detecting and managing imported or locally acquired cases, and to strengthen risk communications and community engagement, especially at points of entry.
DR Congo troops have captured 40 fighters from a militia blamed for killing hundreds in massacres across the restive eastern part of the country, the United Nations mission MONUSCO said Wednesday.
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However, Robin Thompson, from Oxford University, told Sky News generally, the risk is higher in an area that's densely populated. The woman was transferred from Lewisham Hospital to a National Health Specialist (NHS) center at Guys and St Thomas' Hospital.
Since the declaration on the current Ebola outbreak on 1 August 2018, there have been 3,431 cases, 2,253 people have died after contracting the disease and 1,178 patients have recovered.
According to the chief, the World Health Organization assesses the risk of Ebola spread as standing at "high" nationally and regionally and "low" globally. For the organization to declare the outbreak over 42 days must pass since the last possible exposure of a confirmed case.
Much of the outbreak has struck regions of Congo described as war zones and health workers have been under repeated attacks from numerous rebel groups and from communities wary of worldwide aid workers.
The decision is ultimately up to the WHO's Emergency Committee - a group of global experts that meets every three months once an emergency has been declared.
The Beni region, straddling the North Kivu and Ituri provinces, has been repeatedly attacked by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebel group, which activists say has massacred more than 300 people since October.