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Congo : Ebola vaccinators need armed escorts – WHO

Armed escorts will be required to protect vaccination teams as they battle to contain Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the World Health Organization has warned. The Ebola outbreak area in North Kivu province, classified as a level four security threat by the WHO – one of the highest set by the UN – comes […]

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New ebola drugs administered in DRC

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has introduced five new investigational therapeutics to treat Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) following an Ebola outbreak in the country. Authorities in DRC have since approved the use of the drugs, marking the first time such treatments have been available. The WHO said […]