WHO Changes DR Congo Ebola Vaccination Strategy
The World Health Organization's panel of experts say that a wider group of contacts will now be vaccinated and it is going to reduce dosages to allow for this due to concerns over a potential vaccine shortage, if the outbreak expands.
Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Overhauls Ebola Vaccination Strategy as Cases Surge
The New Humanitarian, 7 May 2019
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The Government of Democratic Republic of the Congo, with the support of WHO and partners, carried out a vaccination campaign in high-risk populations against Ebola virus disease in affected health zones.
WHO, 6 May 2019
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UN News, 30 April 2019
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