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 2021-12-16 16:59 

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Congo declares end to latest Ebola outbreak in the east...

BENI, Congo (AP) — Congolese officials on Thursday announced an end to an Ebola outbreak that had killed at least six people since October in the latest health challenge confronting the country's restive east. The most recent outbreak erupted in...

 2021-10-13 15:58 

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UN starts vaccinating people against Ebola in Congo...

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization said Wednesday that officials have begun vaccinating people in eastern Congo against Ebola, after it was confirmed last week that the disease killed a toddler. The U.N. health agency said in a statement th...

 2021-10-09 17:31 

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Eastern Congo residents worried amid new Ebola case...

BENI, Congo (AP) — Residents of the eastern Congolese city of Beni expressed concern Saturday, after receiving the news that a new case of Ebola was confirmed only five months since the country declared an end to the last outbreak that killed six pe...

 2021-09-28 12:59 

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Panel finds 80 alleged abuse cases tied to WHO's Congo work...

BENI, Congo (AP) — A panel commissioned by the World Health Organization has identified more than 80 alleged cases of sex abuse during the U.N. health agency's response to an Ebola outbreak in Congo, including allegations implicating 20 WHO staf...

 2021-05-28 07:14 

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WHO chief concedes 'slow' response to Congo sex abuse claims...

LONDON (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization acknowledged the U.N. health agency's response to sexual abuse allegations involving employees who worked in Congo during an Ebola outbreak was "slow," following an Associated Press...

 2021-05-14 08:14 

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Diplomats, donors concerned about sex abuse reports at WHO...

LONDON (AP) — British, European and American diplomats and donors have voiced serious concerns about how the World Health Organization handled sex abuse allegations involving its own staff during an outbreak of Ebola in Congo, as reported this week ...

 2021-05-11 19:13 

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Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo...

BENI, Congo (AP) — When Shekinah was working as a nurse's aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she said, a World Health Organization doctor offered her a job investigating Ebola cases at double her previous salary — with a catch. &#...

 2021-03-31 23:14 

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Man's Ebola relapse spawned dozens of new cases in Africa...

A man in Africa who developed Ebola despite receiving a vaccine recovered but suffered a relapse nearly six months later that led to 91 new cases before he died. The report adds to evidence that the deadly virus can lurk in the body long after symptoms en...

 2021-02-18 18:22 

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WHO says more than 11,000 Ebola vaccines will go to Guinea...

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization says it will be sending more than 11,000 Ebola vaccinations to the West African nation of Guinea in the coming days to combat the recent epidemic of the deadly hemorrhagic fever that has been decla...

 2021-02-15 17:15 

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Guinea declares Ebola epidemic, neighboring countries act...

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Guinea has officially declared it has an Ebola epidemic after at least three people have died and four others have been infected in the West African nation.Neighboring Sierra Leone and Liberia have put their citizens on high al...

 2021-02-11 20:18 

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Congo officials confirm 2nd death from Ebola in the east...

BENI, Congo (AP) — A second case and death of Ebola has been recorded in Congo's North Kivu province, according to officials. The victim was a 60-year-old woman who died Wednesday in the health zone of Biena, according to provincial health minis...

 2021-02-08 01:35 

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Congo working to stop new Ebola outbreak in country's east...

BENI, Congo (AP) — Health officials in Congo confirmed another Ebola outbreak in the country's east on Sunday, the fourth in less than three years. On February 3, a woman died in Butembo town in North Kivu province, Minister of Health Eteni Long...

 2021-01-12 10:36 

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Ebola vaccines stockpiled against future outbreaks...

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization and partners said Tuesday they are creating a global stockpile of Ebola vaccines to help stamp out future outbreaks.In a statement, WHO, Doctors Without Borders, UNICEF and the International Federation of ...

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