Ebola transmission stamped out in West Africa but vigilance needed: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) – The last known chains of transmission in the Ebola virus in West Africa have been stamped out, but “more flare-ups” are expected, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, calling for continued strong surveillance. The announcement by the U.N. health agency came 42 days, or two 21-day incubuation cyles of the […]

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Ebola epidemic ended in West Africa but flare ups possible: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organisation on Thursday announced an end to the latest flare-up of the Ebola virus in Liberia, a milestone that marks the first time since the epidemic began in 2013 that there have been no known cases of the disease in West Africa. It said, however, that was too soon […]

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