WHO Committee Meeting To Decide Whether DRC Ebola Outbreak Constitutes Public Health Emergency

NPR: A New Surge Of Ebola Cases Suspected In Congo
“There are reports of a new surge of Ebola infections in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Today an Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization is meeting to advise on whether the outbreak should be declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern…” (Aizenman, 10/17).

SciDev.Net: The danger is clear in DRC Ebola outbreak
“Zambia is the latest country to step up Ebola preparedness in response to this year’s outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo…” (Deighton, 10/16).