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Council On Foreign Relations Provides Overview Of DRC Ebola Outbreak

Council on Foreign Relations: The Escalating Ebola Crisis in the DRC Claire Felter, copy editor/writer at CFR, discusses the escalating Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which has recently spread to Uganda, and provides an overview of the current situation, response, challenges, and needs (6/13).

WHO Emergency Committee Meeting To Determine Whether To Declare Ebola Epidemic International Threat; CDC Opens Emergency Operations Center To Assist In DRC Outbreak

Agence France-Presse: WHO emergency panel meets on Ebola after Uganda deaths “The World Health Organization emergency committee will decide Friday whether to declare a raging Ebola epidemic an international threat, after an outbreak that began in Democratic Republic of Congo crossed into Uganda. The WHO panel, which was formed in…

USAID Administrator Mark Green To Travel To Eastern DRC Amid Spread Of Ebola To Uganda

USAID: Statement by USAID Spokesperson Tom Babington on Monitoring Ebola in Uganda “Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, resulting in one death. This marks the first cases of the deadly disease outside of neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since the ongoing outbreak began in August…

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