Ebola outbreak in Central Africa, officials scramble to control virus’ spread

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While only two of the 43 cases in the DRC have been positively confirmed in a laboratory to be Ebola, experts at the World Health Organization and the United States’ Center for Disease Control and Prevention are closely monitoring the situation, and teams are already in the isolated region in an attempt to contain the outbreak.

Germany to fine parents who refuse vaccine advice under new law

May 26, 2017 15

Germany will pass a law next week obliging kindergartens to inform the authorities if parents fail to provide evidence that they have received advice from their doctor on vaccinating their children, the health ministry said on Friday.