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Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight.

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Progress made toward global measles milestones

(HealthDay)—From 2000 to 2017, progress was made toward global measles control milestones, but the milestones set to be achieved by 2015 have not been met, according to research published in the Nov. 30 issue of the U.S. ...

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US urged to send Ebola experts in as Congo outbreak worsens

Global health experts are urging the Trump administration to allow U.S. government disease specialists—"some of the world's most experienced"—to return to northeastern Congo to help fight the second-largest Ebola outbreak ...

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Congo starts first-ever trial testing Ebola drugs

Congo has begun the first-ever trial to test the effectiveness and safety of four experimental Ebola drugs, the first time scientists have directly compared such treatments, the World Health Organization said Monday.

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