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JOHANNESBURG | WHO convenes emergency meeting on Congo’s Ebola outbreak

JOHANNESBURG  — The World Health Organization says it is convening a meeting on Wednesday to determine whether Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern. Aid organizations have expressed alarm as the rate of new cases has more than doubled this month and community resistance to Ebola containment efforts in some … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | WHO convenes emergency meeting on Congo’s Ebola outbreak

WARSAW, Poland | Teachers, others demand wage hikes at protest in Poland

WARSAW, Poland— Thousands of state employees in Poland, including teachers, firefighters and health workers, have protested in Warsaw to demand higher wages and workplace changes. Poland’s economy is booming and wages have been rising in the private sector. But those who protested Saturday say their state wages remain too law and have not been growing. … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Teachers, others demand wage hikes at protest in Poland