As Prince Harry and his expectant wife Meghan prepare to tour Fiji and Tonga next week, the World Health Organisation (Who) has declared the risk of contracting Zika virus in the Pacific nations is low.
"Based on the current context... the committee recommended that the current Ebola outbreak in DRC does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern," said Who chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreye...
It said Who insists "there is no evidence that either method can prove whether a woman or girl has had vaginal intercourse or not".
Who/Junior Kannah/Handout via REUTERS However, it does not yet constitute a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC), the emergency committee said.
Who opts not to declare latest Ebola outbreak an international emergency It’s nevertheless warning nine of the Congo’s eleven neighbours that they are at high risk of the deadly haemorrhagic disease spreading...
“Based on the current context… the committee recommended that the current Ebola outbreak in DRC does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern,” said Who chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Symptoms can start to occur between two and 21 days from infection, according to Who.
Adeyeye said laboratory analysis by Who indicates that the product is unfit for human consumption.
Ten month old Emiliano Cula, Who has microcephaly, receives physiotherapy to try and stimulate control over his muscles in Luanda, Angola, September 6, 2018.