WHO Declares a Global Ebola Health Emergency

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Guest essay by Eric Worrall

Given documented cases of Ebola survivors becoming long term symptomless carriers, this outbreak should worry everyone, though for now the WHO claims the risk of the Ebola outbreak spreading outside the afflicted region is not high.

Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern
17 July 2019 News release
Geneva

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today declared the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).

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