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Saudi Arabia bans Hajj pilgrims from DR Congo over Ebola outbreak

July 26, 2019 11:37 pm0 comments
Saudi Arabia bans Hajj pilgrims from DR Congo over Ebola outbreak

Muslims from Democratic Republic of the Congo have been banned this year to go for Hajj in Saudi Arabia due to Ebola outbreak in the eastern North Kivu and Ituri provinces of the country. Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Wednesday not to be giving visas to DRC Hajj […]

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Tanzanian Airport Screening for Ebola Amid Outbreak in Congo

May 30, 2018 11:29 pm0 comments
Tanzanian Airport Screening for Ebola Amid Outbreak in Congo

Airport in Tanzanian commercial capital Dar es Salaam has lately installed Ebola screening facility to ensure no one with the virus should enter the country. At least twenty people have been killed due to Ebola outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This is the ninth time of […]

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Researchers Claim Complete Ebola Prevention Vaccine Discovered

December 25, 2016 11:55 pm0 comments
Researchers Claim Complete Ebola Prevention Vaccine Discovered

In a new study researchers have claimed an experimental vaccine has been 100 percent effective against Ebola virus. It is hoped the so-called rVSV-ZEBOV will provide better protection to people. Details of the study were published on Thursday in The Lancet. Ebola was first discovered in 1976 and in 2014 […]

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WHO To Vaccinate 200 In Sierra Leone To Prevent Ebola

September 3, 2015 3:24 am0 comments
WHO To Vaccinate 200 In Sierra Leone To Prevent Ebola

WHO is to start Ebola vaccination in Sierra Leone and about 200 people are to be given the shot. The move comes after the death of a 67-year-old woman on Saturday who got in contact of the virus. The woman from Kambia district died after five days last Ebola patient […]

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