The World Health Organisation (WHO), has welcomed the approval given by Swissmedic, the Swiss regulatory authority for therapeutic products, to a trial with an experimental Ebola vaccine at the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV).
Bahrain is stepping up measures to stop an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the country.
A delegation of World Health Organisation (WHO) experts is coming to Bahrain to be updated on preventive measures and help draw up an Eb
The World Health Organization said it was still trying to slow the rate of new infections but had ‘reasonable confidence’ that the Ebola virus plaguing three West African countries had not spread into neighbouring states.
Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, with about 480,000 new cases this year, and various forms of the lung disease killed about 1.5 million people in 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
Weeks of worries about Ebola infection ended for dozens of people who came off watch lists in the US on Monday, but scores were still being monitored after potential exposure to the virus, Texas health officials said.
The World Health Organisation declared Nigeria Ebola free on Monday after a 42 day period with no new cases, in a success story with lessons for countries still struggling to contain the deadly virus.
"Nigeria is now free of
A total of 4,493 people have died from the world's worst Ebola outbreak on record, and the situation in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone is deteriorating, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
WHO said a total
The death toll from the world's worst Ebola outbreak on record reached 3,338 people out of 7,178 cases in West Africa as of September 28, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday.
It said the total number of new c
Between 550,000 and 1.4 million people in West Africa could be infected with the Ebola virus by January 20, 2015, according to a report issued on Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The top range of
Ebola cases will continue to climb exponentially, and more than 20,000 people will have been infected by early November unless control measures in West Africa are enhanced quickly, a report said.
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