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WHO extremely concerned about Ebola in Congo

WHO extremely concerned about Ebola in Congo

World Health Organisation on Tuesday said Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could deteriorate rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and geographic spread of the disease. “We are now extremely concerned that several factors may be coming together over the next weeks and months to create a perfect storm,” Peter Salama […] …

Soot: Groups urge Int’l community for urgent intervention in Niger Delta

Soot: Groups urge Int’l community for urgent intervention in Niger Delta

The groups, in a stakeholders’ meeting themed ‘Rise for Climate, Stop the Soot’, noted
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Zambia dismisses reports of Ebola outbreak in capital

Zambia dismisses reports of Ebola outbreak in capital

Health authorities in Zambia on Tuesday dismissed reports that the country has recorded its first Ebola case. Reports in some local media reported that the country recorded its first Ebola case on Monday following the admission of a 41-year-old patient at Levy Mwanawasa Hospital in Lusaka, the country’s capital. But the Zambian minister said the […] …

Ebola spreads to DR Congo city surrounded by rebels –WHO

Ebola spreads to DR Congo city surrounded by rebels –WHO

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread to a city surrounded by rebels, creating challenges responders were “dreading,” the World Health Organization said Friday. One probable case and one suspected case have emerged in the city of Oicha in DRC’s North Kivu province, WHO’s emergency response chief, Peter Salama, told reporters. […] …

Tanzania on high risk of Ebola outbreak –Minister

Tanzania on high risk of Ebola outbreak –Minister

A Tanzanian government senior official said on Tuesday that Tanzania was on high risk of Ebola outbreak. The Ebola Virus Disease killed 50 out of 91 patients in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. Ummy Mwalimu, the east African nation’s Minister for Health, said the high risk categorization followed the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s new statistics […] …

Congo begins vaccination against latest Ebola outbreak –WHO

Nigeria losses N2.03trn from poor infrastructure yearly– ICRC

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has started vaccination against the latest Ebola outbreak in the northeaster North Kivu province, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday. The vaccination has targeted high risk populations in North Kivu, in which the provincial health minister and the provincial coordinator of the Expanded Program on Immunization were the first […] …

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