A total of 13 people, including five health workers, have now died from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a report by the UN.
The government has said it will be quarantining the area around the town of Djera, in the northwestern jungle province of Equateur, where a high number of suspected cases has been reported.
The country's Health Minister Felix Kabange Numbi has said the virus is a different strain of Ebola to the one currently ravaging West Africa, but further tests have been ordered.
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