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Cholera vaccine plan for Yemen scrapped

Cholera vaccine plan for Yemen scrapped

July 12, 2017 0

A plan to deliver a million doses of the oral cholera vaccine in Yemen to help combat the worst outbreak of cholera in the world has been scrapped. There have been more than

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Breakthrough in Cambodia malaria row

Breakthrough in Cambodia malaria row

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 22, 2016 0

PHNOM PENH 22 January 2016 (IRIN) - Malaria-carrying parasites in Cambodia have developed resistance to both of the main drugs used to fight the disease, putting millions of lives potentially at risk should

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MERS’s best friend is ignorance, so it’s time to wise up

MERS’s best friend is ignorance, so it’s time to wise up

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 16, 2015 0

TORONTO 16 June 2015 (IRIN) - The full story of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is yet to be told. Would South Korea now be in the grip of one of the disease’s

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Sierra Leone’s missing Ebola millions

Sierra Leone’s missing Ebola millions

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 30, 2015 0

FREETOWN 30 March 2015 (IRIN) - Taxpayers and individual donors contributed some $18 million to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone, where the disease has killed almost 3,800 people. When public auditors examined how

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Ebolanomics – the search for a vaccine

Ebolanomics – the search for a vaccine

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 27, 2015 0

LONDON 27 January 2015 (IRIN) - After years of ignoring the disease, pharmaceutical companies are racing to produce an effective vaccine for Ebola, using plenty of public money. Now questions are being raised

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Questions over Mali’s Ebola response

Questions over Mali’s Ebola response

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 18, 2014 0

BAMAKO 18 November 2014 (IRIN) - The failure of a top Malian hospital to detect probable cases of Ebola has raised questions about whether the country's health system is sufficiently prepared to tackle

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Inside the Ebola hot zone

Inside the Ebola hot zone

November 13, 2014 0

NAIROBI 13 November 2014 (IRIN) - IRIN has been covering the West African Ebola outbreak since March 2014, producing dozens of articles on many aspects of the crisis, including frontline reportage, critical analysis

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Côte d’Ivoire refugees stuck in Liberia due to Ebola crisis

Côte d’Ivoire refugees stuck in Liberia due to Ebola crisis

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 19, 2014 0

ABIDJAN 19 September 2014 (IRIN) - Halted for several months, the voluntary repatriation of Ivoirian refugees in Liberia was to have resumed in July. However, the Ebola outbreak in neighbouring Liberia has led

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Turning away the Ebola dying

Turning away the Ebola dying

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 17, 2014 0

MONROVIA 17 September 2014 (IRIN) - A US announcement today to send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak in Liberia was welcomed with relief by health workers, who are losing the

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Turning away the Ebola dying

Turning away the Ebola dying

September 17, 2014 0

MONROVIA 17 September 2014 (IRIN) - A US announcement today to send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak in Liberia was welcomed with relief by health workers, who are losing the

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