Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo

A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year
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Ugandan medics tackling Ebola virus say they lack supplies as deadly outbreak arrives
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A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm.
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Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired.
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The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization said Friday.
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UN says Ebola outbreak in Congo still not a global emergency even after spreading to Uganda
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A World Health Organization (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda, saying that the criteria had not been met.
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Ebola outbreak has killed more than 1,400 people since it was declared in August, making it the second-deadliest in history
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But World Health Organization says it is an emergency in the Democratic Republic of Congo and needs more funding.
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The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus outbreak in Congo — which spread to Uganda this week — does not yet merit being declared a global emergency but is "an extraordinary event" of deep concern.TheU.N. health agency convened its expert committee for the third time Friday to assess...
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The Latest: World Health Organization says Ebola outbreak is not yet a global emergency
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