Number of new Ebola cases declines: UNMEER head

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Number of new Ebola cases declines: UNMEER head 

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 21 — There has been an overall decline in the number of new Ebola cases, especially in the three most affected African countries, said a UN official on Ebola on Tuesday.

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UN reports Ebola-hit countries show progress in fight against virus

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MOSCOW, Jan. 20 — Guinea, Liberia and Sierra-Leone have demonstrated encouraging statistics on the number of Ebola virus cases, Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Farhan Haq has said.

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UN chief appoints new head of UN Ebola mission

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UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 12 — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Thursday appointed Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania as his new special representative and head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER).

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UN Mission personnel tests positive for Ebola in Liberia

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UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 5 — The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) on Thursday said that a member of its military personnel has tested positive for the Ebola Virus Disease, a UN spokesman told reporters here, adding that the patient is receiving treatment at an Ebola Treatment Unit in Monrovia, the capital of the West African country.

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Roundup: UN urges scaling up response to Ebola outbreak

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UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 14 — While important progress has been made in the global fight against Ebola, senior UN officials on Thursday called for scaling-up in the overall efforts to tackle the worst outbreak of the disease.

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Lack of treatment centers in Sierra Leone leading to rise in Ebola transmission

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MOSCOW, Nov. 7 — International agencies are stepping up operations in Sierra Leone after reports the country is struggling to cope with the Ebola outbreak, with the number of infected continuing to rise.

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Top UN official urges swift, unified actions in fight against Ebola

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UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 15 — A top UN official on Tuesday said that "we cannot let Ebola win," urging more swift and unified actions as "time is our biggest enemy" in the fight to prevent the spread of Ebola virus, which has already claimed more than 4,000 lives since early this year.

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UN budget committee OKs funding for Ebola response mission

October 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on UN budget committee OKs funding for Ebola response mission 

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 8 — The UN committee on administrative and budgetary issues on Tuesday adopted a resolution allocating funding of USD 49.9 million for the newly established UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER).

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UN budget committee OKs funding for Ebola response mission

October 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on UN budget committee OKs funding for Ebola response mission 

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 8 — The UN committee on administrative and budgetary issues on Tuesday adopted a resolution allocating funding of USD 49.9 million for the newly established UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER).

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UN budget committee OKs funding for Ebola response mission

October 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on UN budget committee OKs funding for Ebola response mission 

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 8 — The UN committee on administrative and budgetary issues on Tuesday adopted a resolution allocating funding of USD 49.9 million for the newly established UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER).

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