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USAID Administrator Green, HHS Secretary Azar Discuss Ebola Outbreak Response; Cases Pass 2,180 As Conflict, Porous Borders Complicate Efforts

Bloomberg Law: Ending Ebola Outbreak Top U.S. Global Health Priority, Azar Says “Ending the latest Ebola outbreak that’s infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo remains a top global health priority, President Trump’s health secretary said June 17. ‘We are committed to seeing this battle…

Number Of Ebola Cases Spike Again In DRC; Uganda Approves 3 Experimental Treatments

Associated Press: Kenya patient free of Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak “Kenya remains free from Ebola as test results show that a sick woman does not have the deadly hemorrhagic fever, while neighboring Uganda and Congo battle a stubborn outbreak of the disease…” (Odula, 6/17). CIDRAP News: Ebola case…

Editorial, Opinion Piece Discuss Need To Control Ebola Outbreak In DRC

Financial Times: Ebola outbreak demands more urgent attention Editorial Board “The World Health Organization has for a third time declined to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which in the past week worryingly crept over the border into Uganda, a public health emergency — for technical…

DRC Ebola Outbreak Potentially Slowing With Fewer Weekly Cases Reported, WHO Says

CIDRAP News: DRC daily Ebola totals show possible signs of slowing “Over the weekend and through [Monday] the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported 23 new Ebola cases, 2 of them in health care workers and one involving a reintroduction of the virus into an earlier affected area. In…