The Emergency Committee, scheduled for Wednesday at WHO headquarters in Geneva, will decide whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of global concern, and what recommendations should be made to manage the spread of the disease.
The organisation noted in a statement in Geneva that the meeting, which would involve committee of independent experts, may make recommendations on how best to manage the outbreak. In response to the challenges faced in this outbreak, the committee issued public health advice (see infographic).
Congo's health ministry says there are now 179 confirmed cases, including 104 deaths. Furthermore, out of the new cases confirmed, at least 15 have been linked to known cases "or were linked retrospectively through case to transmission chains within the respective communities".
Deadly in about 50% of cases, it has no proven treatment and those who become sick with the illness are treated with fluids and rest - often in isolation in an attempt to prevent the spread of the virus.
Because of the increase in violent events, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has relocated CDC health workers that were volunteering in violent areas, effectively pulling the workers from areas with the most need.
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This method has been implemented in the Beni Health Zone because it has the highest number of contacts and has experienced the greatest amount of resistance from residents.
According to the DRC Ministry of Health, 73 patients have been treated with the experimental therapies mAb 114, Remdesivir, Zmapp or Regeneron in this outbreak.
The ministry said on Monday that 33 people were confirmed with Ebola virus just within last week and 24 of them died.
World Health Organization stated that it had amended "its risk assessment of the Ebola epidemic in the DRC due to potential risk factors for Ebola transmission at the national and regional levels, including transport links and population movements". Neighbouring Uganda has stepped up border controls in response to the outbreak, yet people in the region are wary of authority after years of war, which makes disease control measures hard.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are now in Australia on the first leg of their first overseas tour as a married couple. Excited school children jumped up and down waving Australian flags as the royal couple stepped onto the tarmac.
The migrant caravan from Honduras has swelled in size despite President Donald Trump threatening to cut aid to the country. The official also said the migrant caravan will be a "prominent" topic of discussion at those meetings.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr . could miss Wednesday's season opener against the Toronto Raptors . Kevin Love led the team in scoring with an inefficient 21 points on five-of-18 shooting from the field.
Erdogan said on Twitter that he hoped the two countries will continue to cooperate "as it befits two allies". But "forgiveness has to be part of this, we have not an option not to forgive , as Christians".
Altuve had both hands on his helmet in disbelief while standing on second base, where he stopped when the play ended. The decision cost Jose Altuve a first-innings two-run home run that would have drawn the Astros level at 2-2.
A senior European Union official later said Mrs May had indicated she was "ready to consider" a longer transition period. The EU hopes an extended transition will be enough to help May accept its plan for the Irish border, an official said.
The benefits to Uganda could come in the form of "military training, arms, and development money" from the US. The meeting came just a few days after West met with U.S. president Donald Trump in the Oval Office.
Canada to pardon pot possession as it legalizes marijuana
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Kershaw's strong outing lifts Dodgers to 3-2 NLCS lead
Woodruff, the reliever who homered against Kershaw in Game 1, walked following Arcia's one-out single to begin the rally. The Dodgers have won three out of four games at home during the playoffs compared to a 2-2 record on the road.
NASA's Chandra Observatory back in action
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Neymar Wants a Return to Spain and the La Liga
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Kandahar governor, police chief killed in insider attack
At least two US soldiers were reported wounded in the incident, but Miller was said to be unhurt, according to the officials. The Czech Defense Ministry said five of its soldiers were wounded in the blast, one of them seriously.
Alia Bhatt in NY with beau Ranbir Kapoor and family
Ranbir, who flew overseas for his father, Rishi Kapoor's medical treatment has stood like a rock by his side. In a video clip that is now viral, the duo can be seen exiting a building and making their way to a auto .
Afghanistans Zazai smashes six sixes in an over
Chris Gayle smashed 80 off 48 balls to help Balkh Legends achieve a mammoth total of 244 for six in 20 overs. The 20-year-old produced a whirlwind 12-ball half-century which included 7 sixes and four boundaries.
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