An international group of public health and legal experts are calling on the World Health Organization to consider declaring the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern".
Ebola Should Be Declared International Health Emergency, Says Expert Group
O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law., 4 February 2019
An international group of public health and legal experts say the time has come for the World Health Organization to convene the Emergency Committee once again, and for the WHO… Read more »
WHO team in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of the Congo (file photo).
Why Ebola Vaccine On Trial in the DRC Is Raising Hopes
The Conversation Africa, 10 February 2019
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has emphasised that an experimental vaccine is playing a major role in controlling the spread of Ebola in the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic… Read more »
WHO Reports Progress in Controlling Ebola in DR Congo
VOA, 1 February 2019
Six months after the outbreak of Ebola was declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, the World Health Organization is expressing cautious optimism that it… Read more »
Surveillance System Effectively Detects, Follows Up Suspected Ebola Case
WHO, 31 January 2019
Uganda's disease surveillance system was recently put to a rigorous test when two people, contacts of confirmed Ebola Virus Disease cases in DRC crossed into the country through… Read more »
No Ebola Case in Liberia
NEWS, 28 January 2019
... Health Authorities Allay Fear Read more »
The World Health Organization has said that there is a very high risk of the outbreak spreading not only across DRC but also to Uganda, Rwanda and even South Sudan. The heightened ... Read more »
Dozens of Ebola survivors are dispelling rumours and caring for patients and lone children as research has shown that people who survive the disease become immune. Read more »
The current outbreak of Ebola in the country is the Democratic Republic of Congo is second deadliest in history, killing more than 400 people and infecting hundreds more. Its ... Read more »
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