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Dr. David Sanders Sep 16
There was an explosion @ the State Research Center of Virology & Biotechnology VECTOR near Novosibirsk, Russia.I inspected the facility years ago, which stores & virus, on behalf of the US State Dept. It is unlikely that the explosion led to pathogen release.
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Sep 16
Great news from Chowe, , that the last positive case there has recovered and left the treatment center. I thank the hardworking response team there who work tirelessly to save lives
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World Food Programme Sep 17
When you're sick you need a full belly to get better and stay better. πŸ€’ ➑️ πŸ₯˜ ➑️ πŸ’ͺ Nutrition is even more critical for persons fighting . WFP is working to provide food assistance & nutritional support to 440,000 Ebola-affected people in over the next six months.
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World Health Organization (WHO) Sep 15
β€œWe used bamboo sticks to set up a fence around the hut to isolate the space.” Thanks to rapid and simple, yet innovative ideas from the response team, is now contained in Chowe,
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Secretary Alex Azar Sep 15
On Saturday we spoke to a little boy who had just been discharged from the treatment center in . It was a very moving moment for all of us. Seeing how treatment is working to is a great source of hope.
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Sep 16
Huge thanks to for visiting the & reviewing the response with me & our partners. I appreciate his & the πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ government's commitment to support not only the response, but also strengthen the πŸ‡¨πŸ‡© health system. Thank you for supporting our efforts to save lives.
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Helen Branswell Sep 12
1. An thread. I'll add to this when DRC sends out today's report. Case counts continue to decline. This week's report from says there were 40 cases in the past week β€” the lowest 1 week total since March. March is when the outbreak went to hell in a handbasket.
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Secretary Alex Azar Sep 13
On behalf of , I expressed to the ongoing commitment of the U.S. to support the DRC’s response to the outbreak. We will continue to work on a coordinated response and better healthcare outcomes for the Congolese people.
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HHS Public Affairs Sep 15
. meets with Rwandan President on preparedness:
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Helen Branswell Sep 17
When will there be a licensed vaccine? Perhaps by the end of Q1 2020. announced has accepted its full dossier (ie the rolling application is complete) & has granted V920 a priority review. FDA is to rule by March 14, 2020. This is the vaccine in use in DRC.
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IFRC Africa 21h
That ! 🎢 This is how volunteers and staff in Beni, let loose after a stressful week:
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Secretary Alex Azar Sep 14
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Secretary Alex Azar Sep 16
The U.S. and have a long-standing, productive relationship on health issues – including progress made in preparedness. Uganda and Minister of Health have a record of containing disease outbreaks and championing global health security.
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Centre for Humanitarian Data Sep 17
Read our new impact story on fighting rumors to fight and the dashboard we built with and :
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Helen Branswell Sep 18
A picture paints a thousand words: Why it's too early to get excited about declining numbers in DRC.
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Cesar Munoz-Fontela Sep 17
As far as I know, this is the first live-attenuated vaccine candidate. Great work
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Secretary Alex Azar Sep 13
Here are some of the amazing employees who are working tirelessly on the ground in the DRC to end the outbreak. I expressed to them the thanks of and a grateful nation.
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WHO African Region Sep 16
He's only 12 years old but he's fought and survived . He received a certificate yesterday from at the ebola treatment centre. His dream is to become a doctor.
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Helen Branswell 8h
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7. Here is the case table.
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Sylvie Briand 7m
has contributed enormously to humanised response πŸ‘πŸ‘
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