WHO Declares Ebola in DRC a Global Public Health Emergency
|07/18/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
GENEVA — The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s conflict-ridden North Kivu and Ituri provinces a public health emergency of international concern.
The declaration by an emergency committee at WHO headquarters in Geneva elevated the disease and the efforts needed to combat it to a significantly higher level of concern. Nevertheless, committee chairman Robert Steffen cautioned against overreacting to the meaning of the decision.
“This is still a regional emergency and by no way a global threat,” he said. read more >>>