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Ebola outbreak may be smaller than feared, WHO indicates - STAT

here are signs that the Ebola outbreak 1 in the Democratic Republic of Congo may not be as big as was once feared, World Health Organization officials indicated Thursday. Fourteen suspected cases have tested negative for the deadly virus, Alison ...and more »

Congo approves use of Ebola vaccine to fight outbreak - CBC.ca

Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry has approved the use of a new Ebola vaccine to counter an outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever in its northeast that has killed four people, a spokesman said on Monday. "The non-objection was given.and more »

What to Know About the Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Chatham House

Michael Edelstein outlines what the global health community has learned since the last outbreak and the key elements of the current response. Michael Edelstein. Dr Michael Edelstein. Consultant Research Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security ...and more »

Democratic Republic of Congo approves experimental Ebola vaccine use - Deutsche Welle

The Democratic Republic of Congo approved the use of an experimental Ebola vaccine on Monday to combat the ongoing outbreak in the country. "The non-objection was given. Now there's a Medecins Sans Frontiers (Doctors Without Borders) team that is ...and more »

Are We Now Ready for Ebola? - Wall Street Journal

The deadly Ebola virus is back, and the world is responding more aggressively this time. But it's still not as prepared as it needs to be to thwart deadly infectious disease threats, despite the hard lessons of the last epidemic. The current outbreak ...and more »

Ebola outbreak in Central Africa, officials scramble to control virus' spread - Fox News

Global health officials are monitoring a possible resurgence of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid reports of an outbreak of the feared contagion near the country's northern border. Public health officials in the DRC have reported ...and more »

Congo approves use of Ebola vaccination to fight outbreak - Reuters

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry has approved the use of a new Ebola vaccine to counter an outbreak in its northeast that has killed four people, a spokesman said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A health worker sprays a ...and more »

Could pigs be involved in Congo's new Ebola outbreak? - Science Magazine

It might all just be a big coincidence. But scientists and public health officials are investigating whether pigs are somehow involved in the Ebola outbreak now underway in a remote region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). If so, it would ...and more »

FG, Lagos allay fears of Ebola outbreak - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

The Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Lagos State Ministry of Health has allayed fears that Nigeria might be in danger of another outbreak of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) due to the repatriation of the remains of a Nigerian ...and more »

World Health Organisation chief Margaret Chan leaves big shoes to fill - South China Morning Post

For 20 years, Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun has been in the front line, and often the hot seat, of battles against new infectious disease threats to mankind, from the first recorded H5N1 bird flu outbreak in Hong Kong in 1997, to the severe acute ...and more »