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    World Congo to start using Johnson & Johnson Ebola vaccine in November – Reuters News

    Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo will introduce a Johnson & Johnson Ebola vaccine in November in the country’s eastern provinces, to counter the current outbreak, they said..... Read more via Reuters News – https://ift.tt/2MaYkmt Get more World News
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    Metro WHO commends Nigeria’s preparedness against ebola, others – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The World Health Oganisation (WHO) has commended the efforts made by the Federal Government through the Nigeria Centre of Disease Control (NCDC) to prepare the country for possible Ebola outbreak and other disease epidemics..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – https://ift.tt/2Mq09N9...
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    World Uganda starts Ebola vaccination for high-risk health workers – Plus TV Africa

    Uganda on Wednesday started Ebola vaccinations for frontline health workers in the infected areas with support from the World Health Organisation (WHO). Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, a WHO country representative in Uganda, told newsmen that the operation kicked off in Uganda’s western district of...
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    World Ebola Outbreak: South Sudan Town Prepares Against Ebola Spread – Plus TV Africa

    In the South Sudanese town of Yei, preparations are underway to guard against the spread of Ebola from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Yei is some 300 kilometers from the DRC, which is battling an outbreak of the viral haemorraghic fever. A key concern is the … Read more via...
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    Metro Ebola Outbreak Will Last More 3, 4 Months – WHO – Leadership Newspaper

    Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak is expected to last another three to four months and could spread at any time to Uganda or Rwanda, which are well prepared but have.... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2QOJ8LF Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Ebola fear empties DR Congo village schools – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    In the village of Mangina, where dozens have died of Ebola at the epicentre of Democratic Republic of Congo’s latest outbreak, children are to be seen everywhere — except in school, because their parents fear they will be infected in class. “The children are not here today. It’s the parents who...
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    World UNICEF prepares DR Congo school children for Ebola response – TODAY.NG

    The UN Children’s Fund said more than 82,500 children are being prepared for the new school year in Ebola-affected areas of the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo ..... Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2NznSba Get more World News
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    World 103 Ebola cases reported in DRC – UN – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said no fewer than 103 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). OCHA said the figures includes 76 confirmed and 27 probable, including 61 deaths, as at Tuesday this … Read more via Premium...
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    World Ebola deaths in DR Congo rise to 49 with 2,000 feared ‘contacts’ – Capital News

    The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has now claimed 49 lives since the start of the month, the government has said, and the … Read more via Capital News – https://ift.tt/2OQcwQj Get more World News
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    Metro Lagos prepares for impending Ebola virus outbreak – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Recent reports on the resurge of Ebola Virus Disease making rounds in the news raised fear among countries, as they move to strengthen their readiness and … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News – https://ift.tt/2BfJbwN Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World WHO worried Ebola can ‘transmit freely’ in DR Congo – The Independent Uganda:

    Raging conflict is hampering efforts to rein in an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the WHO chief warned Tuesday, urging a ceasefire to stop the virus from transmitting freely. As the death toll in the outbreak declared on August … Read more via The Independent Uganda: –...
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    World Seven killed in rebel attack amid DR Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak – TODAY.NG

    An official in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo says seven civilians have been killed in an attack by suspected Allied Democratic Forces rebels, highlighting the threat to efforts to contain the latest Ebola virus outbreak nearby... Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2Mqnij3...
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    Metro Latest Ebola outbreak is Zaire strain, vaccinations to start: WHO – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    The Ebola outbreak in Congo is confirmed to be the Zaire strain of the virus and vaccinations of health workers may start as early as Wednesday, a senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) said..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News –...
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    World Ebola cases in DR Congo ‘will rise in coming days’ – WHO – PM NEWS Nigeria

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised the alarm that cases from the resurgent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are expected to rise in the coming days. WHO’s Deputy Director General of Emergency Preparedness and … Read more via PM NEWS Nigeria –...
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    World Ebola: “Unsafe burial” of woman triggered outbreak in DRC – WHO – PM NEWS Nigeria

    The death and unsafe burial of a 65-year-old woman in Mangina in the Democratic Republic of Congo was the critical event that set alarm bells ringing in the latest Ebola outbreak in late July, the World Health Organisation said on … Read more via PM NEWS Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2MerVZW Get...
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    World DRC Announces Fresh Ebola Outbreak – Channels Television

    The Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday reported an outbreak of Ebola in the east of the vast country, barely a week after it had declared the end to an outbreak in the northwest. “At this point, there is no indication that these two epidemics, which are … Read more via Channels...
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    Metro After Ebola, I have been blessed with a baby girl — Survivor – Punch Newspapers

    Against the backdrop of another outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, TARE Youdeowei speaks with one of the survivors of the disease in Nigeria, Dr. Akinniyi Fadipe. He was a doctor at the First Consultants Hospital, Lagos, when he became infected with …...