Thu, 5 Mar 2015 | What, When at UN: 
  • UN Human Rights Council to continue current session in Geneva…
  • Security Council to consider situation in Libya…
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UN health agency announces start of Ebola vaccine testing in worst-affected areas of Guinea



The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that it will begin conducting Ebola vaccination trials in Guinea this week, which if found effective, could be the “game-changer to finally end the epidemic” that has affected nearly 24,000 people, mostly in West Africa.


Gaza: UN humanitarian arm warns that blockade ‘undermining’ living standards

The living conditions of nearly 2 million Palestinians residing in the Gaza Strip have been undermined by the enduring blockade against the enclave, the United Nations humanitarian office reported today.



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