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 2021-05-03 18:42 

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WHO: Small Ebola Outbreak Contained in DR Congo...

The World Health Organization says a small outbreak of the Ebola virus has been contained in an eastern province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).According to Congo's Ministry of Health, the outbreak inflected 12 people and killed six in ...

 2021-04-01 07:53 

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Man's Ebola Relapse Spawned 91 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...

 2021-03-12 20:19 

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UN Says Ebola in Guinea May be Linked to a Survivor of 2014 Outbreak...

A top official at the World Health Organization said that a genetic analysis of the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Guinea suggests it may have been sparked by a survivor of the devastating West Africa epidemic that ended five years ago.At a press briefing in G...

 2021-03-05 18:48 

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Effort to Curb Ebola in Guinea, DR Congo Gathering Steam...

The World Health Organization says it is using every measure it has to curb the spread of parallel Ebola outbreaks in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo. One of the biggest lessons learned from the 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic in West Africa — ...

 2021-02-23 17:26 

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Guinea Receives Ebola Vaccine, Neighbors Prepare...

West African countries are taking steps to prevent a regional outbreak of Ebola after the deadlyvirus killed at least five people in Guinea. As Guinea launched an Ebola vaccination drive Tuesday, after an outbreak in the West African nation's southern...

 2021-02-23 01:41 

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Ebola Expert Calls for Vigilance Amid Outbreaks...

With the Ebola virus flaring in the Democratic Republic of Congo and a new outbreak in Guinea, Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tamfum is worried."This is a great concern for us, especially since the COVID and Ebola crises are occurring" simultaneously, s...

 2021-02-22 15:37 

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International Red Cross Issues Emergency Appeal to Halt New Ebola Outbreak in West Africa...

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is appealing for $9.4 million to fund efforts to prevent a new Ebola outbreak from spreading across West Africa. The IFRC said Monday the money will be used to step up "surveillance ...

 2021-02-22 13:53 

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International Red Cross Issues Emergency Appeal to Prevent New Ebola Outbreak in West Africa...

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is appealing for $9.4 million to fund efforts to prevent a new Ebola outbreak from spreading across West Africa. The IFRC said Monday the money will be used to step up "surveillance ...

 2021-02-18 21:20 

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WHO Sends Ebola Vaccine to Guinea...

The World Health Organization said Thursday it is sending 11,000 doses of Ebola vaccine and more than 100 experts to Guinea to address an Ebola outbreak in the West African nation. Speaking in a virtual news conference from her headquarters in Brazzaville...

 2021-02-16 19:37 

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Aid Agencies Respond to New Ebola Outbreak in Guinea...

The World Health Organization and other aid agencies are moving quickly to try to gain control over a new outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea. Guinea is one of three countries that was affected by the 2014 West African outbreak, the largest in hi...

 2021-02-15 20:27 

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With 3 Ebola Cases Confirmed, Guinea Prepares to Welcome MSF Mission...

After three Ebola cases were confirmed in Guinea, local health authorities declared an outbreak in the rural area of Gouk in N'Zerekore on January 14.In response to the newly reported cases, Doctors Without Borders (MSF, for its French acronym) announ...

 2021-02-15 18:25 

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Guinea Government Confirms New Ebola Outbreak Near Liberian Border...

The government of Guinea has confirmed a new Ebola outbreak in the southeastern city of Nzerekore, near the border with Liberia. Nzerekore was ground zero of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa that killed more than 11,300 people. Guinea's informat...

 2021-02-14 01:34 

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Guinea Sees First Ebola Deaths Since 2016...

Four people have died of Ebola in Guinea in the first resurgence of the disease in five years, the country's health minister said Saturday.Remy Lamah told AFP that officials were...

 2021-02-07 22:21 

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DRC Confirms Ebola Death...

The Democratic Republic of Congo reported Sunday that a woman has died of Ebola, three months after the country declared the end of the previous outbreak. The woman's husband had contracted the disease and survived in the previous outbreak in 2020....

 2021-01-12 06:36 

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WHO, Partners Announce Ebola Vaccine Stockpile...

Parts of the world ravaged by outbreaks of Ebola can now heave a small sigh of relief thanks to the stockpile of vaccine, the International Coordinating Group (ICG) announced Monday. The single-dose vaccine will allow affected countries, particularly thos...

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