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‘Shame for WHO’: Victim of sex misconduct slams UN response

On Monday, the AP reported on a confidential UN report that excused senior staffers for their mishandling of the case due to a “loophole” in how WHO defines victims of such behaviour.

Anifa, a young Congolese woman who worked at an Ebola treatment center in Beni during the outbreak, said she could not understand WHO's seeming excusal of misconduct.(AP)
Published on Feb 09, 2023 10:33 PM IST

Uganda declares end of Ebola outbreak after 42 days with no active cases

Uganda Ebola outbreak: Uganda briefly struggled to contain the outbreak but was able to swiftly bring under control the situation despite the absence of a proven vaccine against the viral strain.

Uganda Ebola outbreak: Uganda declares end of Ebola outbreak.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 11, 2023 03:49 PM IST
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Two Ebola vaccines show immune response lasting for at least a year, says study

People responded to the shots within two weeks of receiving them, and the highest rate of response was achieved by the Merck vaccine plus a booster, according to the study.

Two Ebola vaccines show immune response lasting for at least a year, says study (REUTERS)
Published on Dec 15, 2022 11:10 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Delhi

Ebola outbreak in Uganda: Is everything under control?

The deadly Ebola virus is spreading rapidly in Uganda. The capital, Kampala, is now also affected. But the fight against the disease is struggling with financial bottlenecks among aid organizations.

Health care workers take precautions at a hospital in Uganda's Mubende district, where the current outbreak of Ebola was first detected (Nicholas Kajoba/AA/picture alliance)
Published on Oct 27, 2022 06:32 PM IST

Uganda Ebola outbreak 'rapidly evolving' after 1 month, says WHO

Uganda's Ebola outbreak is “rapidly evolving” a month after the disease was reported in the East African country, a top World Health Organisation official said on Thursday.

A Ugandan health worker prepares to administer the ebola vaccine to a man in Kirembo village, near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in Kasese district, (REUTERS)
Published on Oct 20, 2022 07:05 PM IST
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