In an observational study, 68 per cent or two out of three patients after treatment with the drug did not require ventilator support
14 Apr 2020 1:51 PM
US pharmaceutical Moderna has already moved into human trials for its vaccine candidate, as has China's CanSinoBIO.
31 Mar 2020 6:02 PM
About three per cent of Congo's population is Muslim who had planned to take part in the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia next month.
27 Jul 2019 11:48 AM
The passengers and the bus driver will begin getting vaccinations on Monday.
15 Jul 2019 5:43 PM
The first fatality, a five-year-old boy who had crossed into Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo, died late on Tuesday.
13 Jun 2019 2:28 PM
The UN health agency struggles with travel abuses, while they try to raise funds their fight against Ebola, according to the latest auditors' report.
21 May 2019 4:58 PM
WHO emergencies chief Dr. Peter Salama late Thursday called it 'a sad toll'.
30 Nov 2018 9:01 AM
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
Researchers designed optimised synthetic DNA vaccine candidates targeting a virus surface protein called glycoprotein.
12 Oct 2018 6:18 PM
Doctor living in town of Oicha in North Kivu has been re-hospitalised with Ebola symptoms after his wife was confirmed as having disease.
25 Aug 2018 2:49 PM
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
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
Thirteen cases of the haemorrhagic fever have been confirmed, including three deaths, the ministry said in a statement.
06 Aug 2018 8:31 AM
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
Researchers at Vanderbilt University closer to developing effective antibody treatment against viruses causing lethal disease.
01 Aug 2018 9:02 AM
Here is what a new study has found.
31 Jul 2018 4:31 PM
Researchers are now working with the Sierra Leone government to determine whether any humans were infected.
27 Jul 2018 1:24 PM
Protein fragments, called amyloid fibrils, in human semen significantly increase Ebola virus infection.
27 Jun 2018 8:16 AM
In contrast to past Ebola outbreaks health workers have moved quickly to halt Congo’s latest epidemic.
13 Jun 2018 9:28 AM
The plan also sets out targets for the disease response, including that 100 percent of new cases should come from known contacts.
30 May 2018 9:22 AM