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    World Ebola Bond Pays Investors Millions While Congo Battles Outbreak – Bloomberg

    A new way of financing the fight against global diseases lured investors with annual returns of more than 11%. The deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa is highlighting shortcomings of so-called pandemic bonds in halting contagions.... Read more via Bloomberg – https://ift.tt/31CypZQ Get more...
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    World DR Congo Ebola outbreak declared global health emergency – BBC News – Health

    The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern". The move may encourage wealthy donor countries to provide more cash.... Read more via BBC News – Health – https://ift.tt/2Soowf5 Get more...
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    World Ebola Kills 26 People In A Single Day In DR Congo – Naijaloaded

    Twenty-six people died of Ebola in a single day in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province, the highest daily toll since its outbreak nearly nine months ago, the health ministry said Tuesday. The current outbreak is the second deadliest … Read more via Naijaloaded –...
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    World The Doctor Killed In Friday’s Ebola Attack Was Dedicated … But Also Afraid – NPR.org

    Dr. Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung of Cameroon, who was killed on Friday in the attack on an Ebola response command center in Democratic Republic of the Congo. DRC Ministry of Health & WHO hide caption toggle caption DRC Ministry of Health & WHO Dr. Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung arrived …...
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    World Ebola Death Toll In DRC Passes 750: WHO – Channels Television

    The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 750 people, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday, ahead of a key review on the severity of the epidemic. WHO’s latest toll for the outbreak declared in eastern DRC last August came … Read more via...
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    Metro The Latest Ebola Outbreak Has Killed Over 500 People, Including Nearly 100 Children – Gizmodo

    The latest update on the current outbreak of Ebola ravaging Africa shows the situation there continues to worsen. This past weekend, the Health Ministry of the Democratic Republic of the.... Read more via Gizmodo – http://bit.ly/2IgL3c6 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro WHO confirms over 600 Ebola cases in Congo – Premium Times Nigeria

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday said there are now more than 600 confirmed or probable cases of Ebola in Congo. The majority of new cases occurred in cities and urban areas in Eastern North Kivu province, where an Ebola outbreak was declared in August..... Read more via Premium...
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    World AP Explains: Why Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak is worrying – Yahoo News

    The World Health Organization has announced that Congo’s latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus is not yet considered a global health emergency. Some aid groups expressed alarm when the rate of new cases more than doubled this month. With … Read more via Yahoo News – Latest News &...
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    World WHO revises DR Congo Ebola risk to ‘very high’ – TODAY.NG

    The World Health Organization on Friday announced it had revised its Ebola risk assessment in the Democratic Republic of Congo from high to “very high”... Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2xLyu17 Get more World News
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    World UNICEF to scale up Ebola response in DR Congo – Punch Newspapers

    The UN Children’s Fund on Friday said that it will open a new Ebola-response front in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). WHO said that it would provide support to thousands of people, including children, following the recent confirmation of new Ebola cases there. In a latest …...
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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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    Metro Human antibody may help in discovery of Ebola virus therapy – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    As the death toll of Ebola Virus (EBOV) increased to 55 in the Democratic Republic of Congo, researchers have intensified efforts to discover treatment against the virus and its related highly pathogenic filoviruses.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News –...
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    World Congo: 2 who received experimental Ebola treatment recover – AP News

    Congo’s health ministry says two of the first 10 people to receive an experimental treatment for the Ebola virus in the latest outbreak have recovered, and monitoring could show what role the treatment played. The head of the World Health Organization on Saturday congratulated … Read more...
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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 Congo approves more experimental Ebola treatments as cases rise – Reuters

    Democratic Republic of Congo has approved four more experimental treatments against the deadly Ebola virus, the health ministry said as it raced to contain an.... Read more via Reuters – https://ift.tt/2Ptumd2 Get more World News
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    World Ebola outbreak in Congo ‘largely contained’, says WHO – Reuters

    Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak has been “largely contained” and no new cases of the disease have been confirmed since the.... Read more via Reuters – https://ift.tt/2K4lSpV Get more World News
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    Metro Two Congo Ebola patients attended church with 50 people before dying – MSF – Punch Newspapers

    Two Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola patients who fled the hospital in the city of Mbandaka on Monday attended a prayer meeting with 50 people hours before they died, Jean-Clement Cabrol, an emergency medical coordinator at Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders), said on Thursday...
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