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UN declares Ebola outbreak global ‘international public health emergency’
8 August 2014 – The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today declared the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa an international public health emergency, saying: “our collective health security” depends on urgent support for containment in the affected countries.
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Ebola: emergency UN meeting underway as death toll surpasses 900
6 August 2014 – The UN health agency today began an emergency meeting of international medical and health experts in Geneva to review the current Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa amid reports that new cases and deaths continue to be reported in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.
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Desperate Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram arriving on deserted island in Chad, UN warns
5 August 2014 – The United Nations refugee agency today sounded the alarm on behalf of the nearly 1,000 people who recently arrived in the uninhabited Chadian island of Choua after fleeing attacks by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria.
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Ebola: UN health agency to convene emergency meeting on deadly disease
5 August 2014 – The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that it will convene a two-day meeting of its emergency committee starting tomorrow to determine whether the current Ebola viral disease outbreak in West Africa is a public health emergency of international concern.
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