Ebola 'reality check' urged after deadly epidemic declared an ‘international emergency’

AN URGENT health emergency has been declared by the World Health Organisation (WHO) following the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, with the head of the medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) urging more vaccinations to fight the epidemic.

EBOLA response teams must expand the use of vaccinations in their fight against the epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the head of the medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Thursday. In an interview with AFP, MSF’s international president, Joanne Liu, also said DR Congo health officials needed a “reality check” in their response to the worsening outbreak. Her comments came a day after the WHO declared Ebola a “public health emergency of...
source: Express

2019-07-19 21:53
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