Expressing concern over recent increases in areas, and continued risk of cross border spread, and unprecedented challenges posed by ongoing violence in the affected area, committee chair notes the outbreak still has not entered other countries, “now, over many months”

The WHO emergency committee convened to evaluate whether the ongoing spread of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo “nearly unanimously” recommended not to declare the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern — a PHEIC — the committee’s chair announced today.

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