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WHO, testing, tracing, 'backbone', COVID-19, response

WHO says testing, tracing must be ‘backbone’ of COVID-19 respon...

03 March, 2020 10:59 pm 10:59 pm

LONDON/LAUSANNE (Reuters) – Countries across the world must take a comprehensive approach to fighting the pandemic of COVID-19 disease caused by the new coronavirus and isolate, test and trace as many cases as possible, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. “To suppress and control the epidemic, countries must isolate, test, treat and trace,” the … Read More

Ebola control measures seem to be working in Congo, WHO says

09 September, 2018 9:51 am 9:51 am

GENEVA (Reuters) – Efforts to halt an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo appear to be working, but substantial risks remain, the World Health Organization said . The outbreak has so far killed 77 people in Congo’s North Kivu and Ituri provinces among 116 cases. Fifteen of the cases were … Read More