Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day

Doctors and health workers march in the Eastern Congo town of Butembo on Wednesday April 24, 2019, after attackers last week shot and killed an epidemiologist from Cameroon who was working for the World Health Organization. Doctors at the epicenter of Congo’s Ebola’s crisis are threatening to go on strike indefinitely if health workers are attacked again. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro)

BUTEMBO, Congo — The woman spent more than a week at home sick before family members tried to take her to an Ebola treatment center in eastern Congo. Before the motorcycle could reach the facility, it was too late.