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Ebola Crisis May Lead to Severe Hunger Crisis in Africa: UNDP

Wild price swings caused by the Ebola health crisis are making it more difficult for households to feed themselves and make a stable living, according to a new UN report released on Monday. The report said that action is required to protect the poor and support farmers, Xinhua reported. “Border closures, movement restrictions and a slowdown in farming activity are ...

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Ebola Saga Continues: WHO Hopes Vaccine by 2015 but Scientists Say 5 More Years Needed

The Ebola crisis is unlikely to die down as the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed on Wednesday that 13,703 people have been infected since March, while vaccine front shows that it will be delayed by 5 more years, according to an Israel scientist. WHO said 13,676 cases were reported from three West African countries– 6,535 cases were registered in Liberia, ...

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