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Doctors, nurses celebrates victory over Ebola

Doctor, nurses, and friends celebrated after the Democratic Republic of the Congo discharged its last Ebola patient from a treatment center.
1 month ago
Doctors, nurses celebrates victory over Ebola

DR Congo nearing the end of Ebola

Over a year of fighting the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the country’s last patient was discharged from the treatment center on Tuesday.
1 month ago
DR Congo nearing the end of Ebola

Democratic Republic of the Congo discharges last Ebola patient after 14 days without confirmed cases

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has discharged its last Ebola patient -- a major milestone in the fight against the world's second-largest Ebola outbreak.
1 month ago
Democratic Republic of the Congo discharges last Ebola patient

Rebels kill dozens of villagers in Ebola-hit Congo

Dozens of people have been killed by rebel fighters in recent attacks on villages in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, an area ravaged by Ebola.
2 months ago
Rebels kill dozens of villagers in Ebola-hit Congo

FDA warns makers of Purell to stop advertising that it can prevent Ebola, the flu and more

The FDA issued a warning letter to the makers of Purell hand sanitizer telling the company to stop marketing that it can be effective in preventing Ebola and the flu.
2 months ago
FDA warns makers of Purell to stop advertising that it can prevent Ebola or the flu

Ebola vaccine approved by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has for the first time approved a vaccine for the prevention of the deadly Ebola virus disease.
3 months ago
Ebola vaccine approved by FDA

Vaccine group announces creation of Ebola vaccine stockpile

Vaccine alliance announces creation of Ebola vaccine stockpile of about 500,000 doses
4 months ago
Vaccine group announces creation of Ebola vaccine stockpile

Rebel attacks in eastern Congo kill several Ebola responders

Rebel attacks in eastern Congo kill several Ebola responders; ‘our worst fears realized’
4 months ago
UN says armed attacks in eastern Congo kill Ebola responders

Protesters furious over rebel attack torch UN base and town hall in Ebola-hit Congolese city

An angry crowd set fire to a United Nations building as well as a local mayor's office in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Monday.
4 months ago
Protesters furious over rebel attack torch UN base and town hall in Ebola-hit city

Ebola responders on ‘lockdown’ after Congo city’s unrest

Angry residents attacked a U.N. base to protest repeated rebel assaults.
4 months ago
Ebola responders on ‘lockdown’ after Congo city’s unrest

UN: Spike in violence may jeopardize ending Ebola in Congo

UN says spike in violence may jeopardize ending Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo
4 months ago
UN: Spike in violence may jeopardize ending Ebola in Congo

Ervebo approved as 1st Ebola vaccine

The world’s first Ebola vaccine is finally approved, a critical move which opens the door for its use in countries at high risk for the infectious disease.
5 months ago
1st Ebola vaccine approved

Congolese journalist who helped raise awareness of Ebola killed in attack, officials say

A Congolese journalist who had been helping to shed light on the deadly Ebola outbreak in his community was killed on Sunday night, officials said.
5 months ago
Congolese journalist who helped shed light on Ebola killed in attack, officials say

UN suspends Ebola screening after 3 aid workers killed in South Sudan

The International Organization for Migration has since suspended Ebola screening at five points of entry between South Sudan, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
5 months ago
UN suspends some Ebola screening after 3 aid workers killed

Congo's Ebola outbreak, now concentrated in a gold mining area, remains a global emergency: WHO

The World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to pose an international emergency.
5 months ago
WHO says Congo's Ebola outbreak still qualifies as a global emergency

Tanzania not sharing information on suspected Ebola cases: WHO

In a rare announcement, the WHO publicly rebuked Tanzania, accusing authorities of refusing to share information about suspected Ebola cases in the country.
6 months ago
Tanzania not sharing information on suspected Ebola cases: WHO

2nd Ebola vaccine to be used in Congo, as UN efforts slammed

The move comes as efforts to stop the deadly outbreak are stalled.
6 months ago
2nd Ebola vaccine to be used in Congo, as UN efforts slammed

Congo police detain ex-health minister in Ebola funds probe

Police in Congo have detained the former minister of health amid an investigation into the use of Ebola funds as confirmed Ebola deaths rose to near 2,000 and confirmed cases of the virus exceeded 3,000 in the sprawling African nation
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Confirmed Ebola deaths near 2K, cases over 3K in Congo

Ebola survivors at higher risk of dying, even after recovery

Study finds Ebola survivors at higher risk of dying, even after recovery
7 months ago

UN chief visits Congo Ebola region, pledging support

Region faces ongoing insecurity that has residents skeptical of outside help.
7 months ago

World's 2nd-largest Ebola outbreak surpasses 3,000 cases

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has exceeded 3,000 cases in just over a year.
7 months ago
World's 2nd-largest Ebola outbreak surpasses 3,000 cases

Everything you need to know about Ebola

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is fighting one of world's largest Ebola outbreaks. Here is a look at the causes, the symptoms and the history of the deadly virus.
7 months ago
Everything you need to know about Ebola

Ebola outbreak spreads to remote, militia-controlled territory in Democratic Republic of Congo

A new Ebola case has popped up in a remote, militia-controlled area in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, hundreds of miles away from the outbreak's epicenter.
7 months ago
Ebola outbreak reaches remote, militia-run territory in Democratic Republic of Congo

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

The yearlong Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to spread.
7 months ago
Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

New treatments show promise in fight against Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Two experimental treatments being tested in the second-largest Ebola outbreak will now be offered to all patients there after showing real promise in saving lives.
7 months ago
New treatments show promise in fight against Ebola

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo

Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, according to the government health ministry
8 months ago
Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo

New drugs show promise in fight against Ebola

Two of four experimental treatments being tested in the world's second-largest Ebola outbreak will be offered to all patients after showing promise in saving lives, scientists announced Monday.
8 months ago
New drugs show promise in fight against Ebola

Early study results suggest 2 Ebola treatments saving lives

Early study results suggest 2 experimental Ebola drugs being tested in Congo may be saving lives
8 months ago
Early study results suggest 2 Ebola drugs saving lives

Former Ebola patient calls attention to current outbreak

The 2014-16 outbreak in West Africa killed more than 11,300 people.
8 months ago
Former Ebola patients to mark 5 years since treatment in US

1-year-old daughter, wife of Congo's Goma victim have Ebola

WHO officials had praised nations for keeping their borders open.
8 months ago
Rwanda closes border with Congo over deadly Ebola outbreak

2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo's city of Goma

2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo's crossroads city of Goma as outbreak marks 1 year
8 months ago

2nd Ebola case confirmed in Congolese city of Goma, home to over 2 million

A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in the Congolese city of Goma, a major transit hub along the Rwandan border that's home to more than two million people.
8 months ago
2nd Ebola case confirmed in Congolese city of Goma, home to over 2 million

Congo student with Ebola still finds a way to take exams

It had been his mother's greatest hope that Claude Mabowa would go to college.
8 months ago
Congo student with Ebola still finds a way to take exams

WHO declares Congo Ebola outbreak a public health emergency of international concern

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo an international emergency.
8 months ago
WHO declares Congo Ebola outbreak a public health emergency of international concern

Ebola case confirmed in Congolese city of Goma, home to over 2 million

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to the city of Goma, a major transportation hub that is home to more than 2 million people.
8 months ago
Ebola case confirmed in Congolese city of Goma, home to over 2 million

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak after it spreads to big Congo city
9 months ago
UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak

Congo confirms 1st Ebola case in city of Goma

The Congolese city is home to more than 2 million people.
9 months ago

Porous border could hinder efforts to stem spread of Ebola

The current outbreak in Congo has killed 1,400 people.
9 months ago
Porous border could hinder efforts to stem spread of Ebola

Kenya patient free of Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak

Kenya has never experienced an Ebola outbreak.
9 months ago
Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms

UN says Ebola outbreak in Congo still not a global emergency

UN says Ebola outbreak in Congo still not a global emergency even after spreading to Uganda
10 months ago
UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency

Congo pastor likely sparked Ebola outbreak spread to Uganda

Uganda's health ministry says a second person infected with Ebola has died.
10 months ago
2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border

Ebola-stricken boy who became 1st cross-border case in growing outbreak dies

A young child who became the first cross-border case of Ebola in the world's second-largest outbreak has died, health officials said.
10 months ago
Ebola-stricken boy who became 1st cross-border case in growing outbreak dies

5-year-old dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border

A 5-year-old vomiting blood is the first cross-border case of Ebola.
10 months ago
Congo officials chasing how boy with Ebola entered Uganda

UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected

UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected in Congo outbreak amid unrest
10 months ago

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed; aid groups seek response 'reset'
10 months ago
Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed

Rebel attack in Congo kills 13 civilians in Ebola zone

Rebel attack in eastern Congo kills 13 civilians, 2 soldiers in Ebola outbreak area
10 months ago
Rebel attack in Congo kills 13 civilians in Ebola zone

UN names Ebola chief to tackle world's 2nd largest outbreak: 'We have no time to lose'

The United Nations on Thursday named an emergency Ebola response coordinator to help contain the growing outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
10 months ago
'We have no time to lose': UN names Ebola chief to tackle 2nd largest outbreak

UN names Ebola chief to end world's 2nd largest outbreak

David Gressly, the U.N. deputy special representative for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has been appointed to the new position.
10 months ago
UN names Ebola chief to end world's 2nd largest outbreak

Increasing violence impacting aid efforts to contain Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

The nation is facing the second worst Ebola outbreak in its history.
1 year ago
Increasing violence impacting aid efforts to contain Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

WHO warns Ebola could spread elsewhere if attacks don't stop

WHO said there now have been 1,069 deaths since the outbreak began in August.
1 year ago
WHO warns Ebola could spread elsewhere if attacks don't stop