Ebola
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4 months ago

Man's Ebola relapse spawned dozens of new cases in Africa

Researchers say a man in Africa who recovered from Ebola suffered a relapse nearly six months later that led to 91 new cases before he died
4 months ago
5 months ago

CDC issues new travel warnings for Ebola virus

Dr. Jen Ashton has the latest on new outbreaks in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
5 months ago
CDC issues new travel warnings for Ebola virus
6 months ago

WHO says more than 11,000 Ebola vaccines will go to Guinea

The World Health Organization says it will be sending more than 11,000 vaccinations to the West African nation of Guinea in the coming days to help fight against the recent Ebola epidemic declared after emergence in the southern region of N’Zerekore
6 months ago
6 months ago

Guinea confirms 3 dead from Ebola, first cases since 2016

It was one of 3 African nations to fight the world’s deadliest Ebola epidemic.
6 months ago
6 months ago

Congo working to stop new Ebola outbreak in country's east

Health officials in Congo confirmed the fourth outbreak in less than three years
6 months ago
1 year ago

World's 2nd-deadliest Ebola outbreak is over

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history was declared over Thursday, almost two years after the first case was confirmed.
1 year ago
World's 2nd-deadliest Ebola outbreak is over
1 year ago

Congo announces end to 2nd deadliest Ebola outbreak ever

Congo's health ministry and the World Health Organization have declared an end to the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history
1 year ago
Congo announces end to 2nd deadliest Ebola outbreak ever
1 year ago

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 year ago
Doctors, nurses celebrates victory over Ebola
1 year ago

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 year ago
DR Congo nearing the end of Ebola
1 year ago

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 year ago
Democratic Republic of the Congo discharges last Ebola patient
2 years ago

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 years ago
Rebels kill dozens of villagers in Ebola-hit Congo
2 years ago

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 years ago
FDA warns makers of Purell to stop advertising that it can prevent Ebola or the flu
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Ebola vaccine approved by FDA
2 years ago

Vaccine group announces creation of Ebola vaccine stockpile

Vaccine alliance announces creation of Ebola vaccine stockpile of about 500,000 doses
2 years ago
Vaccine group announces creation of Ebola vaccine stockpile
2 years ago

Rebel attacks in eastern Congo kill several Ebola responders

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

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.
2 years ago
Protesters furious over rebel attack torch UN base and town hall in Ebola-hit city
2 years ago

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

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

UN: Spike in violence may jeopardize ending Ebola in Congo

UN says spike in violence may jeopardize ending Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo
2 years ago
UN: Spike in violence may jeopardize ending Ebola in Congo
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
1st Ebola vaccine approved
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Congolese journalist who helped shed light on Ebola killed in attack, officials say
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
UN suspends some Ebola screening after 3 aid workers killed
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
WHO says Congo's Ebola outbreak still qualifies as a global emergency
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Tanzania not sharing information on suspected Ebola cases: WHO
2 years ago

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

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

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
2 years ago
Confirmed Ebola deaths near 2K, cases over 3K in Congo
2 years ago

Ebola survivors at higher risk of dying, even after recovery

Study finds Ebola survivors at higher risk of dying, even after recovery
2 years ago
2 years ago

UN chief visits Congo Ebola region, pledging support

Region faces ongoing insecurity that has residents skeptical of outside help.
2 years ago
2 years 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.
2 years ago
World's 2nd-largest Ebola outbreak surpasses 3,000 cases
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Everything you need to know about Ebola
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Ebola outbreak reaches remote, militia-run territory in Democratic Republic of Congo
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
New treatments show promise in fight against Ebola
2 years ago

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
2 years ago
Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
New drugs show promise in fight against Ebola
2 years ago

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
2 years ago
Early study results suggest 2 Ebola drugs saving lives
2 years ago

Former Ebola patient calls attention to current outbreak

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

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

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

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

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.
2 years ago
Congo student with Ebola still finds a way to take exams
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
WHO declares Congo Ebola outbreak a public health emergency of international concern
2 years ago

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

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
2 years ago
UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak
2 years ago

Congo confirms 1st Ebola case in city of Goma

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

Porous border could hinder efforts to stem spread of Ebola

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

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

Kenya has never experienced an Ebola outbreak.
2 years ago
Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms
2 years ago

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
2 years ago
UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency
2 years ago

Congo pastor likely sparked Ebola outbreak spread to Uganda

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

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.
2 years ago
Ebola-stricken boy who became 1st cross-border case in growing outbreak dies
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Congo officials chasing how boy with Ebola entered Uganda