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12.05.2018 - 02:35 [ Tagesschau ]

Verdachtsfälle in Kongo: WHO befürchtet Ebola-Ausbruch

Er habe mit dem kongolesischen Gesundheitsminister Oly Ilunga gesprochen, sagte Salama. Er hoffe nun innerhalb weniger Tage auf eine Genehmigung, einen von der Firma Merck entwickelten Impfstoff verwenden zu können. Dieser gilt als hocheffektiv, ist bislang aber nicht lizensiert.

12.05.2018 - 02:25 [ Xinhuanet ]

Burundi on high alert following Ebola outbreak in DRC

The surveillance system of diseases with epidemic characteristics is on high alert, he added. The minister said the Burundian government will closely collaborate with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners in order to boost the east African country’s surveillance system and appropriate preventive measures.

12.05.2018 - 01:10 [ Xinhuanet ]

Kenya intensifies Ebola screening to curb outbreak

Sicily Kariuki, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, said the government has deployed 100 medical experts at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), the main port of entry to screen and test travelers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and a further 160 on standby for any eventuality.

„We have also deployed medical personnel to conduct screening along the Busia and Malaba border posts with Uganda,“ Kariuki said at a joint news conference in Nairobi.