Tag Archives: WHO

01 October 19

WHO demands answers from Tanzania over suspected Ebola cover-up

The World Health Organization is calling upon the government of Tanzania to fully disclose information related to a suspected cover-up of Ebola cases in the country.

17 August 19

Uganda: 1.4 million malaria cases since June

Uganda on Wednesday announced it has recorded 1.4 million cases of malaria since June this year, marking a 40% surge in cases of the mosquito-spread disease.

19 July 19

WHO says Ebola patient may have travelled to Rwanda

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda while infected with the disease, acknowledging the possibility that the virus could spread into the country for the first time.

04 June 19

DRC: Ebola outbreak set to exceed 2,000 cases

Aid groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say the number of Ebola cases in the country’s outbreak are set to exceed 2,000.

04 June 19

Uganda bans sale of alcohol in sachets

Uganda has banned the sale and consumption of alcohol in sachets amid growing concerns about the impact on public health.

13 May 19

WHO warns DRC Ebola outbreak could breach border due to violence

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) Ebola outbreak could breach the country’s border if attacks against health workers continue.

15 April 19

WHO: DRC Ebola outbreak not a global emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday decided the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is not a global emergency.

08 February 19

DRC: Ebola cases surge past 780, experts call for emergency declaration

More than 780 cases of Ebola have been recorded in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since an outbreak was declared in August.

19 May 18

DRC: WHO raises Ebola health risk to ‘very high’ amid new cases

The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised the health assessment risk in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to “very high” as the African country fights to contain the latest outbreak of Ebola virus.

12 January 18

South Sudan investigating suspected Viral Haemorrhagic Fever outbreak

South Sudan is investigating a potential outbreak of viral haemorrhagic fever (VHF) in Yirol East County and Eastern Lakes State.


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