New Ebola outbreak rings alarm bells early
The World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak is not yet a global emergency but has called for an "intensified" response.
[VOA] An emergency committee convened by the World Health Organization has decided that the Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern.
(MedPage Today) -- Committee saw no'added value'to declaration, cited strong international response to outbreak
The Democratic Republic of Congo's rising number of cases and deaths are concerning, but a committee ruled that the circumstances don't warrant an international emergency declaration.Medscape Medical News
The objective of this study was to compare the knowledge, attitudes and practices of routine healthcare providers on suspected EVD cases in the affected and non-affected districts in Guinea. METHODS: A cross-sectional analytic study was conducted from December 6th to 30th, 2014 with health staffs and community health workers from 120 health facilities, in four health districts more affected by the EVD and four others less affected. RESULTS: Health staffs who declared being able to identify a suspected EVD case were represented more in the more affected districts (95.2%) than in the less affected districts (78.7%, P
The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to it is stepped up, a World Health Organization committee said on Wednesday.
UN says Congo's latest Ebola outbreak is worrying but not a global emergency
The outbreak of the deadly hemorrhagic fever has already killed 139 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Ebola situation in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to the outbreak is stepped up, a World Health Organization emergency committee said on Wednesday.