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Ebola Outbreak in Congo Is Declared a Global Health Emergency

The year-old Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now considered a global health emergency, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, in a formal declaration that many public health experts called long overdue. “This is still a regional emergency and by no way a global threat,” said Robert Steffen of the University… Read More »

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday. A health worker wearing Ebola protection gear enters the Biosecure Emergency Care… Read More »

New York City declares a public health emergency amid Brooklyn measles outbreak

Unvaccinated people living in select ZIP codes will be required to receive the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, known as MMR, to curtail the outbreak and protect others, he said. Under the mandatory vaccinations, members of the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will check the vaccination records of any individual who may have… Read More »

Jssmst Medical Box with Lock – First Aid Box Emergency Medicine Case with Drugs Storage, 15.35 x 9.05 x 8.66 Inches, Silver (MC17023)

SECURITY • SAFETY • PRIVACY •RESPONSIBILITY Jssmst medical box MC17023 contains a child-proof lock and key which protects the little hands from pills. Restricting access to medications may help reduce prescription drug abuse which has rapidly become anepidemic across the United States. Abuse of prescription drugs is highest among young people who have easy access… Read More »