The pollution control board of the Odisha has promised to share its experiences with West African countries that are planning to turn to coal-fired plants to increase electricity generation, Nihar Ranjan Sahoo, a senior environmental engineer with the board, said here.
Thirty confirmed cases of Ebola were reported in West Africa in the past week, the smallest number in nearly a year of the worst ever outbreak of the deadly fever, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
Militant group Boko Haram is "the worst enemy of Islam" and will be defeated because West African Muslims reject its violent actions and harsh interpretation of the Koran, Niger`s President Mahamadou Issoufou said on Friday.
After struggling to emerge from the Ebola outbreak, West Africa now faces a dangerous wave of measles cases because over-burdened hospitals were unable to keep up with vaccinations, researchers said Thursday.
The World Health Organization (WHO), criticised as being slow and poorly coordinated in its response to West Africa`s Ebola outbreak, has commissioned an independent expert panel to asses its handling of the deadly epidemic.
The United States military officially ended a mission to build treatment facilities to combat an Ebola outbreak in Liberia on Thursday, months earlier than expected, in the latest indication that a year-long epidemic in West Africa is waning.