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Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine

Jul 23, 2019 , Reuters
Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
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WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda

Jul 20, 2019 , Reuters
A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World Health Organization said on Friday....
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Timeline: How a Congo Ebola outbreak became a global concern

Jul 19, 2019 , Reuters
The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries....
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WHO Says Congo Ebola Outbreak Is Health Emergency

Jul 19, 2019 , WebMD
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday called the year-old outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo a global health...
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WHO Declares Congo Ebola Outbreak a 'Global Health Emergency'

Jul 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: WHO Declares Congo Ebola Outbreak a 'Global Health Emergency'Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2019 12:00:00...
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WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report

Jul 19, 2019 , Reuters
The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time....
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WHO Now Recognizes Ebola As An International Public Health Emergency

Jul 18, 2019 , Forbes
WHO has finally declared Ebola as an international public health emergency in the DRC. Will measles be...
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WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify

Jul 18, 2019 , Reuters
The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighbouring countries....
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Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

Jul 18, 2019 , CNN Health
The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday....
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WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency

Jul 18, 2019 , Reuters
The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern", saying the recent risk of its spread in the city of Goma and into Uganda had increased the threat....
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Congo confirms first case of Ebola in major city of Goma

Jul 18, 2019 , CNN Health
The Ebola virus has reached the Congolese city of Goma, a major transit hub that is home to more than 1 million people on the Rwandan border....
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Experimental Ebola treatments effective in lab study

Jul 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Two experimental Ebola drugs have been found to be effective in treating the strain of the deadly virus responsible for the deaths of more than 1,600 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to new research published Tuesday....
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Fighting Ebola is hard but mistrust and fear is making it harder

Jul 18, 2019 , CNN Health
When Ebola first struck this city of more than a 100,000 people last September, many here didn't believe it was real....
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First Ebola patient in eastern Congo's main city dies

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
The first Ebola patient in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's largest city, Goma, has died, the government said on Tuesday....
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First Ebola patient in eastern Congo's main city dies

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
The first Ebola patient in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's largest city, Goma, has died, the government said on Tuesday....
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Ebola case in Congo's Goma a possible gamechanger - WHO

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
The first case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma is a potential gamechanger in the scale of the outbreak, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday....
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Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo....
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Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N.

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Monday....
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First Ebola Case Confirmed in City of Goma: DR Congo Officials

Jul 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: First Ebola Case Confirmed in City of Goma: DR Congo OfficialsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Canada police probing 'possible policy breaches' at National Microbiology Lab

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
Canada's national police force said on Monday it is investigating a referral by the country's Public Health Agency over "possible policy breaches" at its National Microbiology Lab, whose work includes research on the most dangerous human and animal pathogens, such as Ebola....
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