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MSF Urges Collective Action Against Ebola Outbreak In DRC Amid WHO International Emergency

The Doctors Without Borders (MSF) charity calls for immediate action of all the actors involved, including governments, in order to increase surveillance in regular health facilities and ease access to healthcare for all people across the disease-hit Democratic …Read more





Long-running Ebola outbreak is now an international health emergency say experts

The current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC is now so severe it should be declared an international health emergency Sans Frontires MSF and US-based Alliance for International Medical Action Alima
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Fears mount as Ebola reported in DR Congo city

The WHO announced it was sending 30 experts to Mbandaka while MSF said the 2013 outbreak and has pledged to improve emergency response There is no licensed drug to treat or prevent Ebola although an experimental vaccine arrived in the DRC on
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Worst Ebola outbreak on record tests global response

Aug 5 A second US missionary infected with Ebola is flown from Liberia to Atlanta for treatment Aug 8 WHO declares Ebola international public health emergency Aug 24 Democratic Republic of Congo declares Ebola outbreak apparently separate
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Health experts to WHO Congos Ebola should be an international public health emergency

The World Health Organization should declare the Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak an international public health emergency a group of health experts wrote in an article published Feb 4 in The Lancet The WHOs emergency committee convened in
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Ebola toll tops 700 in DR Congo

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has now killed more than 700 people This violence led French medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres MSF to suspend its activities in two of the most affected areas Another challenge has
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World losing battle to contain Ebola

The World Health Organization announcement on August 8 that the epidemic constituted a public health emergency of international concern has not led to decisive action a separate Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has now killed
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