Ebola no longer poses a global risk, WHO says

WEST Africa's Ebola outbreak no longer constitutes a threat to international public health, the World Health Organisation says, declaring an end to a nearly 20-month emergency that has killed about 11,300 people.

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Dr Margaret Chan, the WHO director-general, has accepted the recommendations of a committee of independent experts who also called for lifting any travel and trade restrictions affecting Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

"The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is no longer a Public Health Emergency of International