WHO Calls Crisis Meeting Over Ebola
Health leaders are meeting to address the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has claimed about 130 lives. The WHO has assessed the national and regional risk of the current as "very high", although the global risk remains low and has not called for any trade or travel restrictions to be imposed.
African Region and World Health Organization (WHO) working to contain Ebola.
Congo-Kinshasa: Children in Ebola-Affected DRC Return to School
VOA, 16 October 2018
The U.N. children's fund reports the vast majority of children living in Ebola-affected areas of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have returned to school where they are taught… Read more »
SciDev.Net, 11 October 2018
Zambia has begun training healthcare workers in provinces that border the Democratic Republic of Congo so that rapid response teams have the necessary skills to prepare and respond… Read more »
The Government says due to several attacks on health workers during the latest outbreak, it will deploy security forces to protect teams transporting the bodies of victims for ... Read more »
Efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo are being hampered by rebel fighting, say UN agencies. Reuters reports that three volunteers from the International Read more »