WHO calls emergency meeting on Congo's Ebola outbreak | Daily Star
05:58 PM, May 17, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:07 PM, May 17, 2018

WHO calls emergency meeting on Congo's Ebola outbreak

The UN World Health Organisation will convene an Emergency Committee on Friday to consider the international risks of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier said today.

The expert committee will decide whether to declare a "public health emergency of international concern", which would trigger more international involvement, mobilising research and resources, Lindmeier said.

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