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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

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

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed

Public health experts say this underscores the importance of factors beyond medicine.

18 Jun 2019 3:07 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

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

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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

Anti-bodies that fight Ebola viruses are now a reality

Researchers at Vanderbilt University closer to developing effective antibody treatment against viruses causing lethal disease.

01 Aug 2018 9:02 AM

Semen can cause Ebola virus disease, says study

Protein fragments, called amyloid fibrils, in human semen significantly increase Ebola virus infection.

27 Jun 2018 8:16 AM

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

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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 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

Ebola outbreak in Congo: Are we better prepared this time?

So far, 21 people have been reported to have hemorrhagic fever – a symptom of Ebola – of whom 17 have died.

12 May 2018 10:34 AM

Ebola outbreak hits Congo, WHO to send vaccines to fight virus

WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus in Twitter post said agreement was made in a phone call with Congo's health minister on Thursday.

12 May 2018 9:02 AM

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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Ebola can persist in survivor's semen 2 years after infection

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill made the discovery.

03 Aug 2017 3:14 PM

India is 'vulnerable' to infectious diseases like Zika, Ebola

The the level of preparedness is inadequate to protect public health

13 Apr 2017 8:41 AM

Blood test can now predict survival for Ebola patients

Rapid analysis of a patient's response to infection in an outbreak could provide valuable outcome

20 Jan 2017 6:02 PM

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