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Congo’s Ebola outbreak to last at least six more months, WHO says

Posted on: November 14th, 2018 | No Comments
The Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, which has already killed more than 200 people, is expected to last until mid-2019, a senior World Health Organization official said on Tuesday...

WHO sees Congo’s Ebola outbreak lasting 3-4 months at least

Posted on: October 12th, 2018 | No Comments
Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak is expected to last several months and could spread at any time to Uganda or Rwanda, which are well prepared but have not approved...

WHO extremely concerned about Ebola ‘perfect storm’ in Congo

Posted on: September 26th, 2018 | No Comments
  The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday (September 25) that the Ebola outbreak in the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could deteriorate rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community...

Congo Ebola outbreak not yet stabilized – WHO chief

Posted on: August 30th, 2018 | No Comments
The number of Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo is on the decline, but it is too soon to say that an outbreak is stabilizing due to difficulties...

Congo starts using experimental Ebola treatment

Posted on: August 15th, 2018 | No Comments
  Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment to counter the latest flare-up of the virus, health officials said on Tuesday (August 14), the first time it...

WHO calls emergency meeting to address Ebola outbreak in Congo

Posted on: May 18th, 2018 | No Comments
  The World Health Organization (WHO) will convene an emergency meeting today to consider the international risk of the Ebola outbreak in Congo. WHO official Peter Salama says the UN...

WHO confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

Posted on: May 15th, 2017 | No Comments
The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed on Sunday a second case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo after an outbreak this week of 17 other suspected cases. Health officials...

Scientists use climate, population changes to predict diseases

Posted on: June 14th, 2016 | No Comments
British scientists say they have developed a model that can predict outbreaks of zoonotic diseases – those such as Ebola and Zika that jump from animals to humans – based...

MERS, Ebola, bird flu: Science’s big missed opportunities

Posted on: October 27th, 2015 | No Comments
Anyone who goes down with flu in Europe this winter could be asked to enroll in a randomized clinical trial in which they will either be given a drug, which...

UNTV launches daily feeding program in Ghana Africa

Posted on: September 16th, 2015 | No Comments
GHANA, Africa —  The public service of UNTV has reached Africa in celebration of its 11th anniversary as the premier public service channel of the Philippines. UNTV volunteers in Ghana conducted...