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DR Congo Ebola outbreak an emergency of global concern – WHO

Jul 18, 2019 - 9:53 AM

'It is time for the world to take notice,' says World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, accepting the advice of his advisory board to invoke the emergency provision

ALERT. A motor taxi driver gets his hands washed at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019 in Goma. Photo by John Wessels/AFP

WHO emergency panel meets on Ebola after Uganda deaths

Jun 14, 2019 - 11:25 PM

The current Ebola crisis, which began in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last August, has recorded more than 2,000 cases, including 1,411 deaths

FIGHT AGAINST EBOLA. In this file photo taken on December 12, 2018 a member of the medical staff of the Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) gets ready as she checks her Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in front of the mirror during a weekly rehearsal at the Bwera General Hospital in Bwera bordering with DRC, western Uganda. File photo by Isaac Kasamani/AFP

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Ebola toll nears 7,000: WHO

Nov 30, 2014 - 7:45 AM

A total of 16 169 people are infected with Ebola 6 928 died in the three countries at the centre of the outbreak: Sierra Leone Guinea and Liberia

CURBING EBOLA. A Liberian man walks past an Ebola information poster as a measure to curb the spread of the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia 16 October 2014. Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

Ebola infection rate could reach 10,000 a week - WHO

Oct 15, 2014 - 1:24 AM

The epidemic could reach 5 000 to 10 000 cases per week by the first week of December says the World Health Organization

‘STOP DEATHS.’ Students hold signs bearing a picture of Naticha Forh, a student who died in the main hospital of the country after medical staff refused to treat her without a note indicating that she was not infected with Ebola. Photo by Zoom Dosso/AFP

Canada pledges $27 million to fight Ebola

Sep 26, 2014 - 12:39 AM

Canada continues to be deeply concerned by the inadequate coordination efforts at the global level International Development Minister Minister Christian Paradis says

WHO urges 'drastic action' on Ebola, calls 11-nation meeting

Jun 26, 2014 - 9:11 PM

The agency is now gravely concerned by the on going cross border transmission into neighboring countries as well as the potential for further international spread

The logo of the World Health Organization in its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo from AFP/Laurent Gillieron