The island nation has sent around 1,200 healthcare workers largely to vulnerable African and Caribbean nations but also to rich European countries such as Italy that have been particularly hard hit by the novel coronavirus.
The experimental drug, which previously failed in trials against Ebola, was said not to show a difference in time to clinical improvement in a draft summary of findings that briefly went online on the WHO's website.
The Democratic Republic of Congo was two days away from declaring the end of the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic when a new chain of infection was discovered on April 10, following more than seven weeks without a new case.
Ebola was on the brink of being declared over, but new cases have propped up alongside the emergence of the coronavirus.
The new Ebola case prevented the Democratic Republic of Congo from declaring the end of the second-deadliest outbreak of the virus.
The Central African country planned to declare an end to the epidemic but a 26-year-old man died in hospital in the area of Beni on Thursday morning.
The Security Council cannot do much about dealing with the coronavirus itself or addressing the economic consequences of the pandemic, said Richard Gowan, UN director for the International Crisis Group think-tank.
We speak to a Turkish doctor who's done extensive aid work in Africa and he tells us how Covid-19 once again puts African bodies at risk of ethically wrong medical experiments conducted by the West.
Training doctors and investing in health care was key to suppressing previous lethal outbreaks in the Kerala state of India, Sierra Leone and Nigeria.
A joint effort will be required to overcome the potential spread of the pandemic on the African continent.
The World Health Organisation is the best positioned to initiate a joint effort, but it says member states are not forthcoming with data.
Scientists have spent decades studying the diseases lurking in the animal kingdom and they have managed to find very few answers to a whole range of questions.
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