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WHO: Ebola in DRC not currently an emergency of international concern

“It was the view of the committee that the conditions for a Public Health Emergency of International Concern have not currently been met,” WHO said in a statement after a meeting of its International Health Regulations Emergency Committee.

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A medical worker wears a protective suit as he prepares to administer Ebola patient care at The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) treatment center in Beni, North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo September 6, 2018. Picture taken September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Fiston Mahamba

Ebola: UN warns on effects of DR Congo violence

The World Food Programme (WFP) has condemned violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that could slow down humanitarian response to the Ebola outbreak in the country’s north-east.
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Olusegun Obasanjo: We must not handover Nigeria to thieves, hooligans

Olusegun Obasanjo, former president, has warned against handing over Nigeria’s democracy to “thieves and hooligans”.