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Guinea : UN health agency sends specialists to help contain Ebola flare-up

The United Nations health agency has dispatched a team of specialists to Guinea after 2 new cases of Ebola were confirmed yesterday, the first re-emergence of the deadly virus in

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Thousands of unregistered children born in Liberia during Ebola crisis at risk of exploitation – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned today that the more than 70,000 Liberian children whose births were not recorded during the Ebola outbreak may be unable to access basic


Ebola: as virus resurfaces in Liberia, UNICEF teams and supplies arrive in affected areas

In a speedy response to Liberia’s first confirmed cases of Ebola in more than three months, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has begun distributing emergency supplies in the affected


New Ebola cases in Liberia raise fears of fresh outbreak

New cases of Ebola have been detected in Liberia, nearly two months after the West African country was declared free of the virus. The authorities are monitoring at least 100


Vaccination must be scaled up in Ebola-affected countries

A growing risk of outbreaks of measles, pertussis, and other vaccine-preventable diseases in countries affected by Ebola must be countered by urgent scaling up of routine immunization activities, according to

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WHO Report: Ebola has caused more than 10,000 deaths

The World Health Organization says its tally of Ebola deaths has passed the grim milestone of 10,000, mostly in West Africa. The U.N. health agency says it’s the biggest-ever Ebola


WHO: West Africa sees spike in Ebola cases as decline stalls

West Africa recorded 144 new confirmed cases of Ebola in the week to Feb. 8, the second weekly increase in a row highlighting lingering challenges to end the outbreak, the