The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the third-largest funder of the WHO, said it expects the U.N. to lead a thorough investigation into the accusations of sexual abuse by doctors working for the organization as soon as possible.
"It's a huge concern to see the resurgence of Ebola in Guinea, a country which has already suffered so much from the disease," said WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti.
Klain previously served as President-elect Joe Biden's Chief of Staff during the administration of President Barack Obama.
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Africa and the world contained Ebola. But without similar international support Africa will lose the fight against coronavirus, pandemic and COVID-19 will remain a global threat. We will all be losers.
A majority of patients requiring mechanical ventilation for COVID-19 were able to breathe on their own after taking a course of the experimental Ebola drug remdesivir, according to an analysis published Friday.
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The two viruses are nowhere similar—but the fight against ebola holds valuable insights for the fight we're in today, and the fights to come.
Arizona congressman Paul Gosar on Sunday announced he would be self-quarantining after a brief run-in at last week's CPAC conference with someone he described as having been "hospitalized with the Wuhan virus," prompting a response from California congressman Ted Lieu.
There have been approximately 310,000 suspected measles cases in the DRC since the outbreak was declared in 2018.
The virus killed more than 11,000 people during the 2014 outbreak in West Africa.
"Whether they be natural, accidental, or deliberate, infectious disease outbreaks can cause significant harm to health, peace, and prosperity if countries are not adequately prepared," an author of the assessment said.
One worker was injured in the blast at the VECTOR center in Novosibirsk, Siberia.
The Ebola outbreak is the second deadliest of the disease on record, according to the World Health Organization.
Ebola is back with a vengeance.
"Our top priority is to get to Bikoro to work alongside the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and partners to reduce the loss of life and suffering related to this new Ebola virus disease outbreak."
The CDC researcher, who has been missing since mid-February, left work shortly after being told why he didn't receive a promotion.
Uganda is currently experiencing an outbreak of Marburg virus, a disease that is similar to Ebola and at best kills half of all victims.
Additional fraud investigations are pending.
Experts know from the 2014 epidemic that when the deadly virus crosses borders it sticks around for awhile.
Tom Price is in the West African country to survey its post-Ebola recovery and offer U.S. support.