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Ebola: WHO-convened ethics panel endorses use of experimental drugs
12 August 2014 – A 12-member ethics panel convened by the United Nations health agency today reached “unanimous consensus” that it is ethical to treat Ebola patients with experimental drugs to counter the largest, most severe and most complex outbreak of the virus in history.
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Sahel: Djinnit commends Mauritania’s contribution to the global efforts for security & stability

Dakar, 11 August 2014 - Mr. Said Djinnit, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for West Africa, met today in Nouakchott with President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and current Chairman of the African Union.

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Ebola: UN health agency convenes ethical review of experimental drugs
11 August 2014 – The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today convened a meeting of ethicists and scientists to discuss on the use of experimental medicines in treating Ebola, three days after the agency declared the current outbreak of the disease in West Africa an international public health emergency.
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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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