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International Red Cross Issues Emergency Appeal to Halt New Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is appealing for $9.4 million to fund efforts to prevent a new Ebola outbreak from spreading across West Africa. The IFRC said Monday the money will be used to step up “surveillanc...
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Teachers in Malawi Strike Over COVID-19 Risk Allowances

Teachers in Malawi's public schools are staging a sit-in strike, demanding bonus pay for working during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as better protective equipment.Malawi's schools were due to reopen this week, after a five-week suspension caused by ...
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Ebola Expert Calls for Vigilance Amid Outbreaks

With the Ebola virus flaring in the Democratic Republic of Congo and a new outbreak in Guinea, Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tamfum is worried.“This is a great concern for us, especially since the COVID and Ebola crises are occurring” simultaneously, said M...
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