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WHO confirms death of third Ebola patient in DR Congo

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday, May 6, 2022, confirmed the death of third Ebola patient in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the...

Infectious diseases remain a danger to every country – UN chief

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, says infectious diseases remain a danger to every country, pushing health systems to the brink and upending daily life for...

UNICEF, WHO, IFRC, MSF establish global Ebola vaccine stockpile

The four leading international health and humanitarian organisations announced on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 the establishment of a global Ebola vaccine stockpile to ensure...

DR Congo hit by 11th Ebola outbreak

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced on Monday, June 1, 2020 that a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease...

WHO director in Kinshasa, discusses Ebola outbreak response

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, on Saturday, May 13, 2017 visited Kinshasa, capital of DR Congo, to...

Concern as Ebola resurfaces in Congo

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed the death of one person in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

WaterAid: Ebola, others are reminders of importance of handwashing

The spiralling Ebola outbreak in West Africa is an important reminder of the crucial role played by good hygiene and handwashing in protecting human...

Scientists seek more understanding of Ebola virus

The current Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has heightened the quest for a deeper understanding of the molecular biology of the virus, which...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

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