August 21, 2019
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Salem-News.com (Aug-08-2014 10:12)
West Africa`s Ebola Epidemic Becomes International Health CrisisSalem-News.com Staff
The declaration of an international emergency will have the effect of raising the level of vigilance on the virus.
West Africa's Ebola epidemic is an "extraordinary event" and now constitutes an international health risk, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
Salem-News.com (Aug-06-2014 22:07)
West African Ebola Outbreak Death Toll Climbs over 900Salem-News.com Staff
WHO experts began a two-day crisis meeting in Geneva to discuss whether the epidemic constitutes a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern".
Health workers in West Africa appealed on Wednesday for urgent help in controlling the world's worst Ebola outbreak as the death toll climbed to 932 and Liberia declared a state of emergency.