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 (zī′îr, zä-îr′)
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Za·ir′e·an, Za·ir′i·an adj. & n.


(zɑːˈɪərɪən) or


1. (Placename) of or relating to the former Zaïre (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to the former Zaïre (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) or its inhabitants
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Zaïre
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Burundi has received doses of the Ebola vaccine (rVSV-ZEBOV) to provide protection against the Zairian strain of the virus, which is currently affecting the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
In a study done on Zairian children the ICD values were shown to progressively increase with age from 2 A1/2 years to 18 years.14 A study done by Muhammad Etezad reported a linear correlation between IPD and increasing age.15
In 1978, the Front de liberation nationale congolaise took a group of Europeans and Zairians hostage, and France and Belgium launched these military interventions, as the Zairian military was unable to stage a counteroffensive and liberate them.
While during the same period of previous year Rs 270 million goods were taken into custody.Huge quantity of Gutka of Indian origin of around 50 millionand detention of Zairian loaded Buses carrying smuggled goods coming from Iran were also among the leading seizures cases of Quetta Collectorate.
And this slight lady stood up to men in the market selling baby chimps, and dressed down a Zairian minister about his failure to protect his nation's wildlife.
This year's roster is a similar melting pot, with players born in the Ivory Coast, Cape Verde, Cameroon and Yugoslavia and others of Chilean, Spanish, Nigerian, Albanian, Kosovar Albanian, Macedonian, Portuguese, South Sudanese and Zairian descent taking the field in recent qualifying.
1997 Rebels under Laurent Kabila take Zairian town of Faradje while advancing on country's third largest city, Kisangani.
Just as the idea of preserving and guarding the treasures of Congo's past was incorporated into the mission of the Tervuren Museum and the Belgian colonial administration, Mobutu used this as a way to rally Congolese around the idea that citizens could reject the modernity of colonialism and thereby return to something authentically African, indeed Zairian. There was a time when the IMNZ had direct government support, although as the cult of Mobutu's personality replaced the idea of authenticite, support for the IMNZ waned.
Tshibaka, "Labor in the Rural Household Economy of the Zairian Basin: Research Report 90," International Food Policy Research Institute.
Remune is derived from Zairian HIV-1 strain HZ-321, composed of gp 120-depleted HIV-1 propagated in HUT-78 cells and inactivated in beta-propiolactone and irradiation.
Condom promotion, sexually transmitted diseases treatment, and declining incidence of HIV-1 infection in female Zairian sex workers.
A task-force of Congolese Mennonites and MCC representatives visited Bukavu early on in the crisis, and determined to work with several local communities through the Zairian Council of Churches, with the collaboration of CARE.