A deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is deeply worrying but does not yet merit being labelled a global health emergency, says the World Health Organization.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it would convene an emergency committee to decide whether Congo’s Ebola outbreak is a public health emergency of international concern as confirmed cases and deaths from the virus spiralled.
The World Health Organization said Monday its experts will meet this week to determine whether an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global health emergency.
The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 75, ays the health ministry said Monday.
Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment to counter the latest flare-up of the virus, health officials said on Tuesday, the first time it has been deployed against an active outbreak.