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Ebola outbreak a global health emergency

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Ebola outbreak a global health emergency-WHO By La Shawn Pagán The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the recent Ebola outbreak that has claimed an estimated of 1,848 lives to be a global public emergency. As numbers escalate, the organization gave the green light to test the experimental serum on patients who tested positive for the fateful disease. “A coordinated international response is deemed essential to stop and reverse the international spread of Ebola,” said the Director-General of the WHO Margaret Chan in Geneva. “Countries affected to date, simply don’t have the capacity to manage an outbreak of this scale [Read More]

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