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WHO hopes to work with US on Ebola despite recent conflict

12 people had been infected with Ebola in the outbreak of the deadly disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday

11 Jun 2020 2:59 PM

Ghotu Ram Meena is India's new envoy to Republic of Congo

India and the Republic of Congo enjoy warm and friendly relations.

09 Aug 2019 1:08 PM

Congolese city of Goma confirms case of Ebola

The passengers and the bus driver will begin getting vaccinations on Monday.

15 Jul 2019 5:43 PM

Congo's Ebola outbreak now 2nd largest in history, says WHO

WHO emergencies chief Dr. Peter Salama late Thursday called it 'a sad toll'.

30 Nov 2018 9:01 AM

Ebola in Congo now infecting newborn babies: WHO

Six cases were reported in children aged between 2 and 17 and one case was in a pregnant woman.

23 Nov 2018 8:31 PM

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Ebola death toll 41, outbreak ‘hard to control’ because cases are in conflict zone

Virologists have already warned the situation is ‘hard to control’ because the cases are in a conflict zone, roamed by armed militias.

16 Aug 2018 12:06 PM

4 new Congo Ebola cases as medics prepare experimental treatment

The treatment was developed using the antibodies of the survivor of an Ebola outbreak in the western Congolese city of Kikwit in 1995.

13 Aug 2018 9:37 AM

Congo Ebola outbreak: 43 cases suspected as teams gear up to fight virus

The experimental vaccine normally needs to be kept at 80 degrees Celsius below freezing.

07 Aug 2018 8:32 AM

Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in eastern province

Ebola is believed to be spread over long distances by bats and can turn up in bush meat sold at food markets throughout Congo.

02 Aug 2018 8:24 AM

'We are still at war' with Ebola: WHO chief

In contrast to past Ebola outbreaks health workers have moved quickly to halt Congo’s latest epidemic.

13 Jun 2018 9:28 AM

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Fear and suspicion hinder Congo medics in Ebola battle

Health officials working hard to get out accurate information about deadly hemorrhagic fever but face significant mistrust.

26 May 2018 8:07 AM

WHO lauded for fast Ebola action in Congo

So far, 52 confirmed, likely or suspected cases of the deadly virus have been registered in DRC, including 22 deaths.

25 May 2018 9:17 PM

Congo Ebola outbreak: Confirmed cases rise to 31, Catholic priest infected

Ebola spreads through contact with bodily fluids and is both highly infectious and extremely lethal.

25 May 2018 4:27 PM

Congo Ebola outbreak: Victims refuse treatment because of superstition and fear

Distrust towards western medicines fuelled by a history of colonisation is causing problems for health responders.

24 May 2018 4:07 PM

2 more dead; 7 new cases confirmed in Congo Ebola outbreak

One of the deaths occurred in Mbandaka, according to a daily healthy ministry bulletin.

23 May 2018 8:29 AM

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Congo Ebola outbreak: Nurse becomes 27th victim to die from deadly virus

The nurse's death brings the toll to 27, with 49 cases of hemorrhagic fever, of which 22 have been confirmed as Ebola.

22 May 2018 3:06 PM

Congo prepares for first Ebola vaccinations as 26 die from virus

UN's WHO put death toll at 26, with three new cases in country's sprawling northwest confirmed by the country's health minister.

21 May 2018 1:22 PM

Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

An Ebola epidemic killed more than 11,300 people in West Africa in 2013 to 2016.

21 May 2018 9:22 AM

14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo as WHO holds emergency meeting

The World Health Organization held an emergency meeting on Friday and called the risk to the public in Congo "very high".

18 May 2018 1:39 PM

Congo receives first doses of Ebola vaccine amid outbreak

Health Ministry said vaccinations would start at weekend, first time vaccine would come into use since it was developed two years ago.

17 May 2018 8:19 AM

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