Although fewer than 40 confirmed Ebola cases remain in West Africa, “success is not assured” in keeping the deadly disease under control, said World Health Organization officials. A $171 million funding shortfall could prevent officials from stamping out the epidemic for good.
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Liberia is this close to the end of its Ebola epidemic.
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UNICEF told BuzzFeed News that they estimate 11,000 children have lost one or both parents to Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia alone.
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Also true: No one knows exactly how many there are. Why is it so hard to count in a public health crisis? Jina Moore reports for BuzzFeed News from Monrovia.
The World Health Organization said Tuesday that a vaccine is in clinical trials and results will arrive around December. If all goes well, it will be put to use in early 2015.
The World Health Organization has declared the country free of the highly contagious virus after six weeks with no new infections.
Lack of information and thick bureaucracy muddied relief efforts. Still, the WHO officially declared that the Ebola outbreak in Senegal ended on Friday.
The World Health Organization calls Ebola “unquestionably the most severe acute public health emergency in modern times” and says “the world is ill-prepared to respond to any severe, sustained, and threatening public health emergency.”
The government sealed off districts with over a million residents on Thursday to restrict the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. About one-third of Sierra Leone’s 6 million people are under quarantine.
Dr. Olivet Buck is the fourth physician to die of the disease since the epidemic hit Sierra Leone. The World Health Organization said it was unable to pay to transport her to Germany, where she could have received treatment.
Liberians have been sounding the alarm for weeks. Why has real action on Ebola been so slow?
Initially, multiple government sources said the $22-million, 25-bed facility announced by the Pentagon on Monday was intended for foreign healthcare workers.
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Student infected by Ebola in Guinea traveled to Senegal seeking treatment.
The organization will run advertisements with information from studies about adherence to pill’s daily regimen in several publications within the next week.
The doctor and “national hero” leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone contracted the deadly virus around July 23. The doctor died on July 29.
Thomas was a WHO employee and former BBC journalist.
“PrEP should be considered as an additional choice for preventing HIV infection alongside and together with the use of condoms and other prevention options,” WHO said in a statement to BuzzFeed.
The World Health Organization says the outbreak is a “public health emergency of international concern.”
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