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8.37pm GMT

The White House said Joe Biden has been briefed about the recent outbreak of Ebola in west and central Africa.

“While the world is reeling from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Ebola has again emerged, simultaneously, in both Central and West Africa,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement.

Related: Guinea officials race to contain Ebola outbreak as death toll rises

8.19pm GMT

Congressman Jamaal Bowman announced that his mother, Pauline Bowman, has died of coronavirus.

It is with deep sorrow that I share the passing of our mother, Ms. Pauline Bowman. She battled Covid for many weeks before transitioning on Valentine’s Day.

Our mother raised us to live our lives with love and joy with and for each other. I share her legacy with all of you. pic.twitter.com/FseecD3v9r

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Source: theguardian