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Polio in 2018 Still a Health Emergency

Polio in 2018 Still a Health Emergency

Last week, the WHO IHR Emergency Committee decided that the spread of polio should remain a “PHEIC.” We provide an update on the progress made by the global effort to eradicate polio in 2018.

Ebola Vaccine and the Crucial Role of Healthcare Workers

Ebola Vaccine and the Crucial Role of Healthcare Workers

The DRC and the WHO have launched a new ring vaccination campaign to combat the new Ebola outbreak in North Kivu. The first recipients of the vaccine are healthcare workers, whose health and safety are paramount in the fight to contain the disease.