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Cote d’Ivoire confirms one Ebola case

The Pasteur Institute of Cote d’Ivoire examined the woman’s blood sample taken on Friday, and informed local health authorities on Saturday of the positive case, Health Minister Pierre Dimba said in a press release.


DR Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in North Kivu

A week after declaring the end of an Ebola outbreak, the health ministry has announced a new one near the Ugandan border. Local authorities have called for “calm and prudence” in the northeastern province.The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Wednesday announced a new outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the North Kivu province. …

Deutsche Welle

DR Congo declares Ebola outbreak over

The Democratic Republic of Congo has managed to end the latest Ebola outbreak in less than three months. What lessons can be learned by other countries from this successful intervention?With the help of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Doctors Without Borders, the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has achieved something that, not …

Deutsche Welle

The transformation to a more sustainable and just world begins now

 Ask anyone for their abiding memory of 2015 and they will most likely recall a negative one. Some will recall the horrifying stories of death and destruction caused by conflicts around the world, most notably in Syria where over 250,000 people have lost their lives and almost 11 million people have been displaced. Others will …

Mogens Lykketoft

Ebola death in Sierra Leone leads to mass quarantine

A village in northern Sierra Leone has been placed under quarantine after a post-mortem test revealed a man had died from Ebola. Several hospitals failed to recognize him as a potential victim of the disease. Earlier this week the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the fewest weekly Ebola infections for over a year in West …

Deutsche Welle

Deadlier than Ebola

By Dr Bjørn Lomborg Ebola has received much of the attention in 2014, killing about 8,000 people. Over the same period of time, however, about 4 million people died from AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. The truth is that, despite great progress in healthcare, much of the world is still blighted by preventable disease, with …

Daily News Egypt

Ebola is spreading faster than efforts to contain it

By Dr Cesar Chelala As the Ebola epidemic is claiming increasing number of victims, there is widespread concern that efforts to contain it are inadequate. New and more effective measures are needed to combat one of the most dangerous epidemics of modern times. “Six months into the worst Ebola epidemic in history, the world is …

Daily News Egypt

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