U.N. SG Guterres Commits ‘Whole United Nations System’ To Helping End Ebola Outbreak In DRC
U.N. News: DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ U.N. system, to help ‘end the outbreak’
“Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to throw the support of ‘the whole United Nations system’ into stemming the spread of the deadly virus. Mr. Guterres expressed concern over the number of new Ebola cases in the east of the DRC on Wednesday, reiterating U.N. support ‘for efforts to end the outbreak’…” (5/8).
Additional coverage of the Ebola outbreak in DRC is available from Al Jazeera, CIDRAP News, New York Times, and Reuters.
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