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MOSCOW, January 21. /TASS/. Russia will allocate up to eight million U.S. dollars as its contribution to international efforts to contain Ebola in West Africa, according to a Russian government resolution signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev that was posted on the official site of the government on Wednesday.
Thus, according to the resolution, up to two million U.S. dollars will be transferred t the budget of the World Health Organization (WHO). Up to two million U.S. dollars will go to the United Nations Children’s Fund /UNICEF/ as a one-time contribution. Three million U.S. dollars will go to the World Bank’s global emergency fund, and one million U.S. dollars will be allocated to the United Nations the United Nations Ebola Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund.
According to the latest statistics of the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of people killed by the Ebola virus by now has reached 8,626, a total of 21,689 are infected. he Ebola virus disease, previously known as the Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a severe illness in humans, often fatal, according to the WHO. The virus is passed on to people from wild animals and can be transmitted from humans to humans. The average EVD death rate is some 90% Early supportive care, which includes rehydration and symptomatic treatment, improves the survival rate. No licensed treatment has yet been proven to be able to neutralize the virus but a number of blood, immunological and drug medications are under development. There are no licensed Ebola vaccines yet but two candidates are being evaluated.