After helplessly watching 11,000 Ebola patients die in 2014, the World Health Organization now introduces a vaccine against the virus. It was developed by the Canadian government and is licensed to Merck.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has reported that as much as $6 million (5 million euros) may have been lost to fraud during the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has given the green light to an experimental vaccine to combat an ongoing Ebola outbreak. While the vaccine is not licensed, it has shown promising signs in a clinical trial.
Hardly anyone in Africa would disagree with the contention that education is a main factor of development. Why, then, do so many Africans have the feeling that their governments neglect this fundamental area?
The world's least developed countries need more reliable power sources. Just turning the lights on could lift nearly 600 million people out of the depths of poverty, according to a new UN report.
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