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WHO report sights significant drop in Ebola cases

The deadly Ebola epidemic is slowing significantly in the three west African countries at its epicentre, the World Health Organization has said, adding that those countries were now adequately equipped to stem the tide. The UN health agency said in ...

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Ebola spread slowing in hard-hit countries: WHO

The World Health Organization has expressed optimism after fresh figures showed the three west African countries ravaged by Ebola had all seen a clear drop in new cases of the deadly virus. The latest numbers show that Liberia last week ...

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Ebola death toll hits 8,235: WHO

The global death toll from the Ebola outbreak centred in west Africa has jumped to 8,235 out of 20,747 recorded cases, the World Health Organization has said. Almost all the deaths and cases have been reported in the three west ...

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Ebola death toll rises to 7,842: WHO

The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 7,842 out of 20,081 cases recorded, the World Health Organization has said. The previous toll released on December 26 was 7,693 deaths and 19,695 cases. Almost all ...

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Russian scientists develop Ebola vaccine

Russian researchers have developed a candidate vaccine to protect against the deadly Ebola virus which will soon undergo human clinical trials in Africa. A group of scientists at the St Petersburg-based Research Institute of Influenza developed the vaccine and its ...

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