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Daily Archives: February 22, 2021

Ebola Expert Calls for Vigilance Amid Outbreaks

With the Ebola virus flaring in the Democratic Republic of Congo and a new outbreak in Guinea, Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tamfum is worried.“This is a great concern for us, especially since the COVID and Ebola crises are occurring” simultaneously, said M…

International Red Cross Issues Emergency Appeal to Halt New Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is appealing for $9.4 million to fund efforts to prevent a new Ebola outbreak from spreading across West Africa. The IFRC said Monday the money will be used to step up “surveillanc…

Teachers in Malawi Strike Over COVID-19 Risk Allowances

Teachers in Malawi’s public schools are staging a sit-in strike, demanding bonus pay for working during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as better protective equipment.Malawi’s schools were due to reopen this week, after a five-week suspension caused by …