EBOLA: DR Congo Discovered New Outbreak

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported a fresh Ebola outbreak in the country’s northwest, just weeks before they hoped to declare the end of another Ebola epidemic in the country’s east. The appearance of the deadly disease on the other side of the vast country comes as an added blow as the DRC attempts to also battle the coronavirus pandemic. Health Minister Eteni Longondo said on Monday “four people have already died” from Ebola in a district of the northwestern city of Mbandaka. “The…

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President Trump Faces Blacklash Over Ties With WHO

US President Donald Trump faced a broad backlash on Saturday over severing ties with the UN’s health agency during a pandemic, as the coronavirus surged in Latin America while Europe further reopened from lockdown. The EU called on Washington to reconsider its decision to permanently cut funding to the World Health Organization for its handling of the pandemic, which has devastated the global economy, infected nearly six million people and killed more than 364,000. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/social-media-president-trump-signs-executive-order/ “Now is the time for enhanced cooperation and common solutions,” the European Union…

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WHO’s ‘Failure’ On COVID-19 ‘Cost Many Lives’ – US

The United States on Monday slammed the World Health Organization’s “failure” to obtain and provide vital information on COVID-19 that could have reined in the pandemic and saved many lives. “We must be frank about one of the primary reasons this outbreak spun out of control: there was a failure by this organisation to obtain the information that the world needed, and that failure cost many lives,” US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said in a video address to the WHO’s main annual meeting. Read Also: https://theemage.com/chris-oyakhilome-gets-uk-regulator-sanctions/…

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