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WHO declares global health emergency as deadly Ebola outbreak in the Congo spreads

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

The declaration comes days after a case of the virus was confirmed in the Congolese city Goma, which borders neighboring country Rwanda.
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Congo's deadly Ebola outbreak declared a health emergency

Congo's deadly Ebola outbreak declared a health emergency

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people. A WHO expert committee had declined on three previous occasions to advise the United Nations health agency to make the declaration for this...
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Ebola outbreak in Congo declared global health emergency

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Still, the World Health Organization says the risk for worldwide spread is low.
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WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak In Congo An International Health Emergency

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak In Congo An International Health Emergency

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 1,650 people, according to the World Health Organization. About 12 new cases are reported daily.
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WHO sounds global alarm over DR Congo Ebola outbreak

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Ebola epidemic in DRC constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, World Health Organization says.
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World Health Organization declares the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo a global emergency

1 month ago   |   By ABC News


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