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DR Congo's deadliest Ebola outbreak declared overMore than 2,000 people died in an area where decades of conflict have led to widespread mistrust.
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WHO hopes to work with U.S. on Ebola despite Trump criticismThe World Health Organization hopes to work "side by side" with the United States to contain an outbreak of Ebola in Congo, its chief said on Wednesday, despite their differences over the new..
Up to 12 infected in Congo's new Ebola outbreak: WHOUp to 12 people have been found infected with Ebola in a new outbreak of the deadly disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
Two more people infected with Ebola in new Congo outbreak, WHO saysThe Ebola virus has infected two more people in Equateur province in western Democratic Republic of Congo and spread to a new area 150 km (93 miles) away from the original six cases, the World Heath..
Congo hit by a second, simultaneous Ebola outbreakAuthorities in Congo announced a new Ebola outbreak in the western city of Mbandaka on Monday, adding to another epidemic of the virus that has raged in the east since 2018.
Congo declares new Ebola epidemic, 1,000 km from eastern outbreakDemocratic Republic of Congo declared a new Ebola epidemic on Monday in the western city of Mbandaka, more than 1,000 km (620 miles) away from an ongoing outbreak of the same deadly virus in the east.
From Ebola crisis to east London: How aid workers have been deployed in UK for first time to fight coronavirusMédecins Sans Frontières is treating homeless people hit by the Covid-19 pandemic in the organisation's first mission in Britain
Escape of Ebola patient in Congo sparks fear of further infectionAn Ebola flare-up in eastern Congo may spread again after a patient escaped from a clinic, complicating efforts to contain the disease that has infected six people since last week, the World Health..
Congo records second Ebola death in days: WHODemocratic Republic of Congo recorded a second Ebola death in days following more than six weeks without a new case, the World Health Organization said on Sunday.
Ebola patient dies in Congo, first case in 50 daysThe first person to contract Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo in more than 50 days has died, the government said on Friday, ending hopes that the second worst outbreak of the disease in history..
Man who contracted Ebola in Congo has died: regional health authoritiesA man who contracted Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo has died, regional health authorities said in a statement on Friday.
First Ebola case in Congo in 50 days, dashing hopes that outbreak overDemocratic Republic of Congo recorded its first case of Ebola in more than 50 days, the government said on Friday, ending hopes that the second worst outbreak of the disease in history might be over.
Congo reports first Ebola case in six weeksThe first case of Ebola in more than 50 days has been detected in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the government said on Friday, in a major setback to hopes that the second worst outbreak in..
Message from president who led Ebola battleLiberia's ex-President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the world must conquer fear to deal with coronavirus.
Former DR Congo health minister convicted of embezzling Ebola fundsA former health minister in the Democratic Republic of Congo and his financial advisor were sentenced on Monday to five years of forced labor for embezzling more than $400,000 from the country's Ebola..
Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surgeWhen a passenger arriving from Brussels at Cameroon's Yaounde Nsimalen airport on Saturday was found to have a temperature, health officials say he was whisked to a hospital and diagnosed inside four..
Gilead working with China to test Ebola drug as new coronavirus treatmentGilead Sciences Inc said on Friday it provided its experimental Ebola therapy for use in a small number of patients with the Wuhan coronavirus and is working with China's health authorities to set up a..
Merck receives FDA approval for Ebola vaccineThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it approved drugmaker Merck & Co's Ebola vaccine Ervebo, making it the first FDA-authorised vaccine against the deadly virus.
Suspected Islamist rebels kill 14 in eastern Congo: local authoritiesSuspected Islamist fighters killed 14 people in eastern Congo on Friday, local authorities said, as a month-long spike in violence complicates efforts to contain a deadly Ebola outbreak.
Fatal attacks on Congo clinics risk resurgence of Ebola epidemicInternational organizations warned on Friday of a potential resurgence of Ebola in Congo after deadly militia attacks on health centers forced aid groups to suspend operations and withdraw staff from..
Four killed in attacks against Ebola response centers in CongoMilitia fighters in eastern Congo killed four people and injured several others in attacks on two Ebola response centers on Thursday, in what the United Nations described as a setback to efforts to..
WHO, UNICEF evacuate 76 staff from Ebola teams in Congo due to insecurityThe World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday evacuated dozens of their staff working on the Ebola epidemic from the town of Beni in the Democratic Republic of..
WHO sounds alarm on Ebola due to Congo insecurityAbout 360 people are at potential risk of Ebola after contact with an infected person in eastern Congo yet many of them are out of reach due to clashes and insecurity, the World Health Organization..
Ebola vaccine approved as second jab trialledA second Ebola vaccine is to be offered to thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Congolese forces kill 25 Islamist rebels in eastern offensive: armyCongolese forces said on Saturday they had killed 25 Islamist rebels since launching an offensive against them late last month in an eastern region also struggling with an Ebola outbreak.
Exclusive: WHO, Congo eye tighter rules for Ebola care over immunity concernsThe World Health Organization and Congolese authorities are proposing changes to how some Ebola patients are cared for, new guidelines show, after a patient's death challenged the accepted medical..
IOM suspends some Ebola screening after three aid workers killed in South SudanUnited Nations migration organization body IOM said on Wednesday it had suspended some of its screening services for Ebola after three of its aid workers were killed in South Sudan in the latest..
Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern CongoArlette Kavugho was discharged from an Ebola ward in eastern Congo in March, but her troubles did not end there.
U.S. travel warning adds to pressure on Tanzania over suspected Ebola casesThe United States has warned its citizens to take extra care when visiting Tanzania amid concerns over Ebola, adding to calls for the East African country to share information about suspected cases of..
DR Congo to introduce second Ebola vaccineThe second vaccine could provide a protective wall halting the spread of the virus.
Congo police detain former health minister in Ebola probeA former Congolese health minister was taken into custody on Saturday over alleged mismanagement of funds for the country's response to the Ebola epidemic, police said.
Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak climbs above 2,000The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2,000, government data showed on Friday, as responders battle to overcome community mistrust and widespread..
Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territoryAuthorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where previous cases near..
WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300The World Health Organisation has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma, it said on Sunday, helping contain what many feared..
DR Congo medics arrested over death of Ebola doctorCameroonian doctor Richard Mouzoko was shot dead in one of DR Congo's worst-hit cities in April.
Three Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official's deathThree Congolese doctors have been arrested for allegedly planning an attack on a hospital that killed a senior World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist involved in the Ebola response, a..
Half of Ebola cases in DR Congo 'unidentified'The country's Ebola response co-ordinator warns the deadly outbreak could last up to three years.
Congo races to contain Ebola after gold miner contaminates several in GomaCongolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday, after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the east's main city of Goma before dying of the..
Second Ebola case in Congo's Goma infected several people: governmentThe second case of Ebola recorded in east Congo's main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people before dying of the hemorrhagic fever, the government's..
Fourth Ebola case found in Congo city, raising fears of faster spreadA fourth case of Ebola has been confirmed in the eastern Congo city of Goma, the government said late on Thursday, as the disease spreads in a city of more than 1 million people.
Fourth Ebola case detected in Goma after husband and daughter infected: governmentA fourth case of Ebola has been confirmed in the eastern Congo city of Goma, the government said late on Thursday, marking a rapid escalation of the disease in the city of more than 1 million people..
Rwanda border with Ebola-hit Congo fully open after slowdowns: ministerRwanda's border with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday, a minister said, hours after Congolese traders had reported it shut following a third case of the disease in..