The NewsYet – WHO convenes emergency meeting after Ebola spreads to Uganda – Business Standard
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WHO’semergencycommittee had in October and again in April held off declaring the DRC epidemic an emergency of international concern, in part because the virus remained contained in one part of DRC.
For the committee to make the emergency call, it must determine that the epidemic “carries implications for publichealthbeyond the affected State’s national border and may require immediate international action,” according to WHO.
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