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UN chief says goal is to stop Ebola transmission in 6-9 months

UN chief says goal is to stop Ebola transmission in 6-9 months

Sep 05, – The United Nations is establishing an “Ebola Crisis Center” with a goal of stopping transmission in affected countries within six to nine months, the U.N. chief said Friday, as the death toll from the outbreak surpassed 2,000 for the first time. The World Health Organization said the number of people who have […]

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West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people, WHO says

West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people, WHO says

Aug 28, – The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced a $490 million strategic plan to contain the epidemic over the next nine months, saying it was based on a projection that the virus could spread to 10 further countries beyond the four now affected – Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. The Ebola epidemic in […]

August 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ebola toll tops 1,550, outbreak accelerates – WHO

Ebola toll tops 1,550, outbreak accelerates – WHO

Aug 28, – The epidemic in the region, the deadliest since the disease was first discovered in 1976, has killed nearly as many people as all the previous known outbreaks combined. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,552 people out of 3,069 known cases in four countries and “continues to accelerate”, […]

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