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Major milestone for WHO-supported #Ebola vaccine rVSV-ZEBOV-GP as it moves closer to licensing, following positive opinion from @EMA_News bit.ly/35JvOQP
@EMA_News @OMSRDCONGO @pahowho In the past five years, WHO has convened experts to review the evidence on various #Ebola vaccine candidates, informed policy recommendations, and mobilized a multilateral coalition to accelerate clinical evaluations.

bit.ly/35JvOQP
@EMA_News @OMSRDCONGO @pahowho A randomized trial for the rVSV-ZEBOV-GP vaccine began during the West Africa #Ebola outbreak in 2015.

When no other organization was positioned to run a trial in #Guinea during the complex emergency, the government of Guinea and WHO took the unusual step to lead the trial.
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Over 200k people have been vaccinated as part of tireless efforts to stop the current #Ebola outbreak in #DRC.

Saving lives with an experimental vaccine is one thing done differently, compared to the 2014 West Africa response.

Here the lessons learnt πŸ‘‰bit.ly/2TQe40E
@WHOAFRO @OMSRDCONGO @DrTedros @MoetiTshidi The implementation of the #Ebola vaccination strategy in the #DRC has been possible thanks to the training of over 4000 Congolese staff supported by 45 researchers from #Guinea and other African nations πŸ‘‰bit.ly/2TQe40E
@WHOAFRO @OMSRDCONGO @DrTedros @MoetiTshidi @MinSanteRDC The devastating 2014–2016 #Ebola epidemic in West Africa resulted in over 11000 deaths. It prompted changes in the way the 🌏🌎🌍 responds to outbreaks: putting research at the heart of the response πŸ‘‰ bit.ly/2TQe40E
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#Breaking: Just in - Hundreds of Algerian nationals have invaded the
Arc de Triomphe in #Paris in #France, after their football team #Algeria won the African cup against #guinea.
#Update: Correction - #Algeria won the quarter final of the African cup against #guinea.
#Update: Just in - French riot police CRS using tear gas against Algerian nationals, after illegally stopping traffic at the #champselysees at the arc de triomphe in #Paris. #Algeria
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#Breaking: Just in - Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes the Island of Papua-New Guinea.
#Breaking: Just in - First Video footage shows the 7,2 earthquake at the island of Papua-New #Guinea in the area of #Lae. According to reports of him the power on the island has been cut. Video Credit: @chrislampng
#Update: Just in - First pictures showing the 7,2 earthquake at the island of Papua-New #Guinea in the area of #Lae. Picture's via: #Facebook
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How Europe Raped Africa

The Berlin conference of 1884 is where European colonising nations basically carved up Africa. Historians refer to it as β€œthe scramble for Africa”.

#Africa #Europe #WhiteSupremacy
The countries represented at the time included Austria-Hungary, Belgium, Denmark, #France, #Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, #Russia, #Spain, Sweden-Norway (unified from 1814-1905), #Turkey, and the United States of #America.
The Conference of 1884–85, also known as the Congo Conference, regulated European colonization and trade in #Africa during the New Imperialism period and coincided with Germany's sudden emergence as an imperial power.
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