World’s 2nd-largest Ebola outbreak surpasses 3,000 cases

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has exceeded 3,000 cases and 2,000 deaths as the yearlong epidemic continues despite access to an experimental vaccine and developmental treatments. A total of 3,004 people have reported symptoms of hemorrhagic fever in the … Read More

The Ebola Outbreak In Congo Is Close To Becoming A Global Emergency

Authored by Dagny Taggart via The Organic Prepper, In recent months, public health experts have claimed the deadly Ebola virus outbreak that has been ravaging the Congo will not become a global health threat. However, recent events and updates paint a less … Read More

Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo now 2nd worst in history

The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s volatile east is now the second largest in recorded history, with 426 confirmed and probable cases thus far, resulting in 245 deaths since Aug. 1, according to the country’s health ministry. … Read More

Houthi leader calls for a ceasefire in Yemen as pressure grows on Saudis

(CNN) Rebels in Yemen announced Sunday that they would stop missile and drone strikes on Saudi coalition targets at the request of the United Nations. The development comes as Riyadh faces growing pressure to put a halt to the violence in … Read More

Syrian refugees at risk of being forced back home despite ongoing violence, report warns

PHOTO: Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees are at risk of being forced to return as violence continues.(Reuters: Muhammad Hamed, file photo) RELATED STORY: Syrian refugees fleeing violence shot at and beaten at Turkish border, HRW says RELATED STORY: After years of bombing … Read More

David Miliband: ‘We’re sitting on a grenade with the pin pulled out’

 ‘Aid in the 21st century is about helping people to thrive as well as survive’: David Miliband at the International Rescue Committee’s New York HQ. Photograph: Christopher Lane for the Observer David Miliband is president and CEO of the International Rescue … Read More