AP Explains: Why Ebola is now an international emergency
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The World Health Organization says the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in northeastern Congo is now an international health emergency . More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-worst outbreak of the disease in history. Wednesday’s declaration was sparked by the outbreak’s spread to a city of more than two […]
The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries. Michelle Hennessy reports.