MONROVIA — Liberia said yesterday that there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country — a dramatic turnaround in the West African nation where the virus has taken its deadliest toll.
GENEVA (Jan. 26, 2015) — The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday it will create a contingency fund and an emergency workforce to respond quickly to crises after strong criticism of the agency’s delay in confronting the Ebola epidemic.
GENEVA (Jan. 26, 2015) — The World Health Organization has proposed reforms that could overhaul its structure after botching the response to the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, a sluggish performance that experts say cost thousands of lives.
UNITED NATIONS (Jan. 16, 2015) — An outbreak of Ebola that has claimed more than 8,400 lives in West Africa appears to be slowing down, though the battle to contain the disease is not over, the U.N. special envoy on Ebola said on Thursday.
January 8, 2015 — The global death toll from the Ebola outbreak centered in west Africa has jumped to 8,235 out of 20,747 recorded cases, the World Health Organization said Wednesday (Jan. 7, 2015).