Ebola declared NOT a public health emergency of international concern

For the third time on Friday, the Emergency Committee met to hash out whether the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) met the criteria for being declared a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC) and for the third time they said no.

I look at their decision, the words of WHO Director-General Dr Tedros, an interesting opinion on the topic and the current situations in DRC and Uganda.

Check out my podcast interview with University of Nebraska’s Dr Mark Kortepeter on the Ebola situation, EVD pathology and the difficulties of treating Ebola patients, I’m sure you’ll enjoy: Ebola: Pathology, treating patients and the current outbreak

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