The Latest: WHO: Ebola in Congo not global health emergency


KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo (all times local):
3:35 p.m.
The World Health Organization says the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo does not yet warrant being declared a global health emergency.
For a health crisis to constitute a global health emergency it must meet three criteria stipulated by WHO: It must threaten other countries via the international spread of disease, it must be a "serious, unusual or unexpected" situation and it may require immediate international action for containment.
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