UNHCR warns of catastrophe as cholera hits Burundian refugees in Tanzania

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on UNHCR warns of catastrophe as cholera hits Burundian refugees in Tanzania 

DAR ES SALAAM, May 20 — The United Nations refugees agency on Tuesday appealed for more support from the international community as the number of Burundian refugees suffering from cholera reached over 1,000.

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Spain to be declared clear of Ebola if health worker given all-clear

December 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on Spain to be declared clear of Ebola if health worker given all-clear 

MADRID, Dec. 2 — Spain will be officially declared free of the Ebola virus on Tuesday if the health worker, who was flown home from Mali 10 days ago, gives a negative result for the presence of the virus in their bloodstream.

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Doctors Without Borders to start Ebola treatment trials in December

November 14, 2014 by · Comments Off on Doctors Without Borders to start Ebola treatment trials in December 

GENEVA, Nov. 13 — International medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) said on Thursday that it will begin clinical trials in three Ebola treatment centers in West Africa in December.

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