WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free after 42 days with no new cases, here’s why.
The World Health Organization admitted making mistakes in failing to contain the outbreak still spreading out of control in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
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Afghanistan and Nigeria, are the other two countries where polio remains endemic.
Annan said ‘the spread of the virus from Africa to countries overseas was only a matter of time’.
Ebola has killed 3,439 people in west Africa since the start of the year, according to the latest WHO toll.
The current outbreak in West Africa has already claimed more than 2,800 lives and infected more than 5,800 people.
In Delhi, the population of stray dogs reportedly declined from over 10 lakh a couple of years ago to less than three lakh in 2013.
The death toll from the worst-ever Ebola epidemic rose to 2,461, out of 4,985 cases in the three west African countries.
Samples taken to BSL-4 lab, tested in contained environment.
As of 12 September, we are at 4,784 cases and more than 2,400 deaths, said UN official.
More than 800,000 people die by suicide every year – around one person every 40 seconds, according to the report.
The haemorrhagic fever, which has hit five countries in West Africa and caused nearly 2,000 deaths this year.
The NGT has appointed Sharan Thakur, an advocate, as a local commissioner in the matter.
The UN health agency Thursday said it was prepared for the crisis to continue for months.