Mauritania: Mauritania Shuts Border With Mali Over Ebola
[Deutsche Welle]Mauritania has closed its border with Mali after the country reported its first Ebola death near the frontier shared by the two countries. The WHO says more than 10,000 people have now been infected with the virus.
Ebola is infecting and killing people in a gold mining area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and the "complex and dangerous" outbreak still constitutes an international emergency, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
UN says deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo still qualifies as global emergency
Ebola outbreak in Congo still warrants being classified as a global emergency, WHO's director-general says.
The so-called Merck vaccine was approved his afternoon and is likely to get a full marketing licence from the European Commission within a few weeks.
The world's first Ebola vaccine was recommended for approval by European drugs regulators on Friday in a move hailed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a "triumph for public health" that would save many lives.
World Health Organization calls European recommendation for an Ebola vaccine originally developed in Canada a major milestone.
[The New Humanitarian] Nairobi -It seemed like a good story. The World Health Organisation had issued an extraordinary statement rebuking the Tanzanian government for its lack of transparency over the Ebola test results of a young doctor who died last month in Dar es Salaam.
Arlette Kavugho was discharged from an Ebola ward in eastern Congo in March, but her troubles did not end there.
The 2014 –2016 Ebola outbreak was a wake-up call regarding the critical importance of resilient health systems. Fragile health systems can become overwhelmed during public health crises, further exacerbating th...
The number of confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) has been relatively low in recent weeks, with 15 new confirmed cases reported in North Kivu and Ituri provinces during the epidemiological week of 7 October through 13 October (Figure 1).