Help for Post-Ebola Recovery

Plans to build resilient health systems have been developed by the 3 countries, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, most affected by the recent Ebola outbreak. To assist the governments of these countries in securing funding and resources for these national and regional recovery strategies over a 2-year time frame, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon convened the International Ebola Recovery Conference in New York City in July. During this conference, the international community pledged more than $5 billion toward these efforts (http://bit.ly/1KXJ7On).
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Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, according to the government health ministry
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A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak.
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Two new cases were confirmed in South Kivu, according to the Health Ministry.
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Government in Congo's previously unaffected South Kivu province says 1 person there has died and their child is being treated
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[WHO] The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo remains precarious, with infection transmissions continuing to occur in communities and health facilities. As of 23 July 2019 a total of 2,612 and 1, 756 deaths have been recorded. Although the number of cases have remained constant its geographical spread to Goma is of concern. As such, the United Republic of Tanzania remains at risk of cross-border transmission of Ebola, because it borders and has significant human traffic with the DRC.
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The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo continued this week with similar transmission intensity to recent weeks, with an average of 81 cases per week (range 68 to 91 cases per week) in the past six weeks (Figure 1).
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Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening triumph of medical science: Ebola is now curable, doctors say. The announcement is also a timely one. The outbreak in the war-ravaged territories of the north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, which began over a year ago, has defied the sustained efforts to halt it. Last month, with the death toll above 1,600 people, the World Health Organization declared it an emergency of international concern. The even deadlier West African epidemic of 2014 killed more than 11,000 peo...
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