Ebola in DRC is not a health emergency of international concern – WHO

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Emergency Committee declared on Friday in Geneva, Switzerland, that the current outbreak of ebola fever in the DRC is a health emergency.

However, it does not meet the criteria of a Public Health Emergency of International concern under the International Health Regulations of 2005.

The situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was reviewed, including the current epidemiological situation and response strategies, including changes instituted to impro…

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