11 months WHO revises DR Congo Ebola risk to ‘very high’ MB |LS
By Agence France-Presse The World Health Organization on Friday announced it had revised its Ebola risk assessment in the Democratic Republic of Congo from high to “very high”. A medical worker puts on protective gear as she prepares to enter an ebola treatment centre run by The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) in Beni, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN) The WHO cited transport links and population movements as potential risk factors in offering its latest assessment while stressing that the global risk remained low. “As the risk of national and regional spread is very ... more