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DRC Ebola outbreak not global emergency ‘at this time’: WHO

19 October 2018, 7:09 AM

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.

WHO to meet on Congo’s Ebola outbreak as toll soars

16 October 2018, 6:17 AM

Congo’s health ministry said on Monday that in the past week alone 33 people were confirmed with Ebola virus and 24 of them died.

Mental health crisis could cost the world $16 trillion by 2030

10 October 2018, 7:00 AM

Mental health disorders are on the rise in every country in the world and could cost the global economy up to $16 trillion between 2010 and 2030.

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WHO extremely concerned about Ebola ‘perfect storm’ in Congo

25 September 2018, 12:42 PM

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that an Ebola outbreak in north eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease.

Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency in capital after death toll rises to 20

11 September 2018, 6:28 PM

Zimbabwe declared a cholera outbreak in the capital Harare after 20 people died from the disease and more than 2,000 were infected by drinking contaminated water, new Health Minister Obadiah Moyo said on Tuesday.

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