Tanzania denied on Thursday it was withholding information from the World Health Organisation (WHO) on suspected cases of Ebola, saying it was not hiding any outbreak of the deadly disease in the country.
Burundi agreed on Tuesday that a first group of its refugees in Tanzania would return home on Thursday, as a mass repatriation planned by the two governments begins, a Burundian official told Reuters.
The United States has warned its citizens to take extra care when visiting Tanzania amid concerns over Ebola, adding to calls for the East African country to share information about suspected cases of the deadly disease there.
Tanzania on Tuesday summoned the World Health Organization’s local representative over its assertion that the government refused to share information on suspected Ebola cases, signalling displeasure at the agency’s rare public rebuke.
Tanzania has summoned the local World Health Organization (WHO) representative over the agency’s statement on the weekend that the government had refused to share information on suspected Ebola cases. The WHO representatives have not provided any evidence to support claims and reports that the Tanzanian government has refused to share information on suspected Ebola cases […]