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WHO Reports 15 More Ebola Cases In DRC; No Ebola Case In Tanzania, Government Tells WHO

CIDRAP News: Violence, 15 new Ebola cases reported in DRC outbreak “After [Tuesday’s] warning by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) African regional office to not be overly optimistic about a recent drop in Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the agency [Wednesday] reported 15 new infections…

Donor Countries, Media Should Give Funding, Attention To All Crises Impacting DRC

Thomson Reuters Foundation: OPINION: DR Congo — too many crises for one country? Maureen Philippon, Democratic Republic of Congo country director with the Norwegian Refugee Council “Ebola is the one topic that makes headlines from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but it is unfortunately only one among several crises…

Drop In DRC Ebola Cases But Too Early To Predict Slowing Of Outbreak, WHO Says; DRC Former Health Minister Charged With Embezzlement

AFP: DR Congo ex-health minister charged with embezzlement: lawyer “Former Health Minister Oly Ilunga of the Democratic Republic of Congo has been charged with embezzling funds allotted for the fight against the deadly Ebola virus, his lawyer told AFP Tuesday. … Ilunga’s lawyers have rejected the embezzlement claim, saying accounts…

HHS Secretary Azar Meets With Ugandan President To Discuss Ebola Preparedness

HHS: Secretary Azar Meets with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Ebola Preparedness “[Tuesday], September 17, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, joined by other senior U.S. health officials, met with the Republic of Uganda President Yoweri Museveni regarding the multilateral response to contain the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic…

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CSIS Expert Discusses Ebola In DRC, Challenges To Controlling Outbreak

Center for Strategic & International Studies: The Ebola Virus Is Winning in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo In this commentary, J. Stephen Morrison, senior vice president of CSIS and director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, writes, “Ebola in eastern DRC is not going away anytime soon. Nor…

HHS Release Discusses Secretary Azar’s Meeting With Ugandan Health Minister

HHS: Secretary Azar Meets with Ugandan Minister of Health, Tours Public Health Emergency Response Sites “[Monday], September 16, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, joined by other senior U.S. health officials, met with the Ugandan Minister of Health Jane Aceng and toured key public health response centers. Uganda borders…