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The refugee influx started the day after Sunday's vote and since then dozens of people have been arriving at a time, said Irene Nakasiita, a spokeswoman for the Red Cross in Uganda.
The head of the World Health Organisation says it doesn't need experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or any other US government agency to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, insisting: "We can cover it."
Efforts to fight a deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s restive eastern Beni region have resumed after a brief suspension following clashes, the World Health Organization said Sunday.
The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the most severe in the country’s history with 319 confirmed and probable cases, the health ministry said late on Friday.
More than 200 people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to health officials.
The head of the United Nations' peacekeeping operations has vowed to do more with Democratic Republic of Congo's government to help improve security in the country's east, where attacks by rebels are affecting efforts to contain an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 150 people.
Exposure to toxic air both indoors and out kills some 600,000 children under the age of 15 each year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned Monday.
The World Health Organisation, WHO, has revealed that harmful use of alcohol kills three million people worldwide every year, which represents 5.3 % of all deaths.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says a new drug – Carbetocin – has the potential to save thousands of women’s lives in childbirth annually.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that a new drug – Carbetocin – has the potential to save thousands of women’s lives in childbirth annually.
Another person has died in Congo of a confirmed case of Ebola, bringing the number of fatalities to 12, said the country's health ministry.
Congo's health ministry says there are now 35 confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's northwest, including 10 deaths confirmed from the often lethal virus.
w Donald Trump's top health official said on Wednesday that the US and global partners will "take the steps necessary" to try to contain a new Ebola outbreak, asserting that the fight against infectious diseases is one of the administration's top priorities for the World Health Organisation, the UN agency taking the lead.
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