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WHO Warns It is Running Out of Money to Tackle Ebola Epidemic in DRC

“The World Health Organization is urgently appealing for $40 million to salvage its operation to bring the Ebola epidemic to…

Locusts in East Africa

In December Somalia experienced the worst locust outbreak in 25 years. As the outbreak occurred WHO feared that it may…

Outbreaks and diseases

In the week ending on October 27, 8 countries were facing a cholera outbreak: Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya…

Ebola’s death toll

While some articles claim that Ebola has killed so far 521 people in DRC, Ebola had already killed 534 by…

Ebola Vaccine Is Key in Ongoing Efforts to Contain the DRC Outbreak

“The World Health Organisation recently announced that an experimental vaccine that has been rolled out in the affected area of…

Zimbabwe: Mnene Hospital Suspected Source of Cholera Outbreak

“Mnene Mission Hospital in Mberengwa is suspected to be the source of a cholera outbreak that has killed three people…

Uganda confirms case of Crimean-Congo fever near DRC border

“Uganda confirmed Tuesday a case of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) near its western border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.”…

Zambia preparing for Ebola outbreak

“Zambia has begun training¬†healthcareworkers in provinces that border the Democratic Republic of Congo so that rapid response teams have the…

DR Congo announces fresh Ebola outbreak

“DR Congo on Wednesday reported an outbreak of Ebola in its conflict-torn east, killing 20 people, barely a week after…

SIERRA LEONE: UNITED STATES EMBASSY CONGRATULATES FIRST COHORT OF INTERMEDIATE DISEASE DETECTIVES

These strategies assist in developing the public health workforce in Sierra Leone to improve epidemiologic capacity to evaluate and strengthen…

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