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Congo Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Emergency: WHO

Oct 23, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Congo Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Emergency: WHOCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00...
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Deadly violence in DRC hampers Ebola control

Oct 23, 2018 , CNN Health
A fresh round of deadly violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province -- the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak -- continues to hamper efforts to stamp out the disease....
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U.S. official optimistic Congo Ebola outbreak can be controlled

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
The leading Ebola expert at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday he believed an outbreak in Congo can be brought under control quickly and that the high rate of new cases is due largely to improved detection....
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FTC Files Complaints Against Two Stem Cell Clinics Offering ‘Miracle’ Treatments For Autism, Parkinson’s

Oct 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
This is the first time the agency has cracked down on clinics saying, “There are no human clinical studies in the scientific literature showing that amniotic stem cell therapy cures, treats, or mitigates diseases or health conditions in humans." In other public health news: cyborgs, whole-genome sequencing, a mysterious illness in children, Ebola, equality, sunlight and...
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Congo's Ebola outbreak to worsen without stepped-up response - WHO committee

Oct 19, 2018 , Reuters
The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to it is stepped up, an emergency committee of experts convened by the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
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Congo's Ebola outbreak to worsen without stepped-up response: WHO committee

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to it is stepped up, an emergency committee of experts convened by the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
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WHO says Congo Ebola outbreak not a public health emergency

Oct 18, 2018 , CNN Health
The ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not meet the criteria of a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization said Wednesday....
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Congo confirms 33 Ebola cases in past week, of whom 24 died

Oct 16, 2018 , Reuters
Congo has confirmed 33 cases of Ebola virus in the past week, of whom 24 died, the health ministry said on Monday....
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Resistance From Residents Hampering Efforts to Contain Congo Ebola Outbreak

Oct 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Resistance From Residents Hampering Efforts to Contain Congo Ebola OutbreakCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2018 12:00:00...
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Ebola experts pulled from Congo amid ongoing outbreak

Oct 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Personnel from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who have been stationed in the Democratic of Congo to help control the ongoing Ebola outbreak have been pulled back from the worst impacted areas due to safety concerns, a US government official familiar with the situation told CNN Monday....
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WHO to meet on Congo's Ebola outbreak as toll soars

Oct 16, 2018 , Reuters
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it would convene an emergency committee to decide whether Congo's Ebola outbreak is a public health emergency of international concern as confirmed cases and deaths from the virus spiraled....
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U.N. employee in eastern Congo tests positive for Ebola

Oct 13, 2018 , Reuters
A plumber working for the United Nations' peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola, the health ministry said on Friday, the first case of a U.N. worker contracting the disease during the current outbreak....
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WHO sees Congo's Ebola outbreak lasting 3-4 months at least

Oct 12, 2018 , Reuters
Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak is expected to last several months and could spread to Uganda or Rwanda, which are well prepared but have not approved use of a vaccine, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
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Ebola response tightens in eastern Congo as seven new cases confirmed: health ministry

Oct 11, 2018 , Reuters
Congolese authorities announced a ban on Wednesday on harboring suspected Ebola patients and promised police protection for health workers at burials, in a bid to fight back against local resistance to efforts to combat the disease....
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Ebola continues to ravage northeastern Congo

Oct 10, 2018 , CNN Health
Ebola virus disease has sickened 188 people and killed 118 in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern region, the World Health Organization reported Monday....
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Five new Ebola cases confirmed in eastern Congo: health ministry

Oct 07, 2018 , Reuters
The Congolese health ministry on Saturday reported a further five confirmed cases of Ebola in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, blaming the higher-than-normal daily increase on community resistance to disease response efforts....
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Attack on Congolese Red Cross Ebola ambulance wounds three volunteers

Oct 05, 2018 , Reuters
(This Oct. 3 story corrects headline, paragraph 1 to show volunteers were from Congolese Red Cross, not ICRC)...
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Attack on ICRC Ebola ambulance in Congo wounds three volunteers

Oct 04, 2018 , Reuters
Three International Committee of the Red Cross volunteers helping with the burial of an Ebola victim in eastern Congo were injured in an attack by villagers, prompting the ICRC to suspend burials in the area, health officials said on Wednesday....
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Text-based survey offers accurate, real-time health info during Ebola outbreak, study says

Oct 03, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The technology is widely adopted in developing countries and appears to be a reliable source of health data during crisis, according to...
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Text Messages Quickly Track Health Care Use During Ebola Outbreak

Oct 03, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Text messages aren’t just a way to chat with family and friends—they are a viable method for rapidly gathering information during a public health crisis. A new study from the NYU College of Global Public Health and NYU Tandon School of Engineering, published in Nature Digital Medicine, used text m......
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