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Over 2,000 people dead in DR Congo Ebola outbreak: WHO

The organisation added that most of the cases were reported in North Kivu province.

30 Aug 2019 5:25 PM

DR Congo Ebola outbreak an emergency of global concern: WHO

The Ebola virus is highly contagious and has an average fatality rate of around 50 percent.

18 Jul 2019 6:38 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

Doctor in eastern Congo contracts Ebola in 'dreaded' scenario: WHO

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

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

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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

Eastern Congo Ebola outbreak has killed 33: Health ministry

Thirteen cases of the haemorrhagic fever have been confirmed, including three deaths, the ministry said in a statement.

06 Aug 2018 8:31 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

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

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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

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

Mass vaccinations can't prevent Ebola outbreaks

Ebola virus outbreak control depends on surveillance and the isolation of cases, according to the study.

11 May 2018 8:26 AM

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