World leaders pledged on Friday to accelerate work on tests, drugs and vaccines against COVID-19 and to share them around the globe, but the United States did not take part in the launch of the World Health Organisation (WHO) initiative.
The World Health Organization(WHO) has evacuated 49 non-essential staff among 120 working on the Ebola epidemic from the town of Beni in the DemocraticRepublic of Congo due to the worsening security situation, aspokesman said on Tuesday.
There have been five confirmed deaths from cholera in Sudan’s Blue Nile state since August 28, the health ministry said in a statement.
Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday,fueling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo, as an expert panel weighs whether to sound the alarm internationally.