Nearly 100 children dead from Ebola in DRC as crisis worsens

(CNN)Nearly 100 children have died since the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo started last year — and the crisis is gathering pace, with the number of new cases doubling last month, according to charity Save the Children. The current outbreak in Congois the second-deadliest and second-largest in history, topped only by one in West Africa in 2014, when the disease killed more than 11,000 people, according to the World Health Organization. In total, Congo has seen 806 cases, since August, the country’s Ministry of Health said on Saturday. Of those cases, 745 are confirmed and 61 are probable. There have been 505 cases resulting in death. “We are at a crossroads. If we don’t take urgent steps …