Daily Archives: October 17, 2018

WHO emergency committee: DRC Ebola outbreak “extraordinary” but not a PHEIC

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While security concerns stemming from ongoing local armed conflict pose extraordinary challenges, and proximity to neighboring countries raise risks of cross border spread, the current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not meet the criteria to be declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern — or PHEIC — a committee […]