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 2021-12-16 14:15 

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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....

 2021-10-13 15:45 

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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....

 2021-09-28 12:25 

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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...

 2021-09-01 10:55 

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WHO says new test shows Ivory Coast did not have Ebola case...

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — New tests show that Ivory Coast did not have its first case of Ebola in more than 25 years after all, the World Health Organization said, reversing course after the reported case last month prompted thousands of vaccines ...

 2021-08-15 13:20 

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Ebola case reported in Ivory Coast after Guinea outbreak...

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — A patient has tested positive for Ebola in Abidjan, a city of more than 4 million people, marking the first case of the disease in Ivory Coast in more than a quarter century, the World Health Organization said....

 2021-08-10 13:25 

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WHO, Guinea find at least 4 contacts of Marburg virus victim...

GENEVA (AP) — At least four people have turned up as contacts of a man who died in Guinea from the Ebola-like Marburg virus, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as staffers deployed in the West African country to help authorities prevent an ...

 2021-07-02 19:00 

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WHO appoints official to help prevent sexual abuse by staff...

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization has appointed a new official to address the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse, following revelations that staffers allegedly traded jobs for sex during a deployment to Congo to fight an Ebola out...

 2021-06-19 13:00 

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Guinea declares end to latest Ebola outbreak that killed 12...

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) —...

 2021-05-28 06:40 

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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...

 2021-05-21 14:20 

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UN launches hotlines after sex abuse allegations in Congo...

BENI, Congo (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian agency urged heavy punishments Friday for aid workers and others who committed sex abuses during the Ebola epidemic in eastern Congo, saying it has launched a hotline to receive complaints from victims....

 2021-05-14 07:55 

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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 ...

 2021-03-31 21:05 

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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...

 2021-03-12 18:00 

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UN says Ebola in Guinea may be linked to 2014 outbreak...

GENEVA (AP) — 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....

 2021-02-18 18:20 

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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...

 2021-02-11 15:35 

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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....

 2021-01-12 09:50 

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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....

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