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5 months ago

WHO: 1st Ebola vaccines to arrive in Uganda next week

The head of the World Health Organization says he expects the first doses of Ebola vaccine targeting the strain causing the current outbreak in Uganda to arrive in the country next week
5 months ago
WHO: 1st Ebola vaccines to arrive in Uganda next week
5 months ago

African health official: Ebola in Uganda is under control

Uganda’s Ebola outbreak is under control, a top public health official in Africa said Thursday, noting that local health authorities are doing well in tracing most contacts
5 months ago
African health official: Ebola in Uganda is under control
5 months ago

Ebola infects 6 schoolkids in Uganda as contagion fear grows

Six schoolchildren in Uganda’s capital have tested positive for Ebola
5 months ago
Ebola infects 6 schoolkids in Uganda as contagion fear grows
5 months ago

Uganda reports worrisome increase in Ebola cases in capital

Ugandan officials have reported 11 cases of Ebola in the capital, Kampala, since Friday, a worrisome increase in infections just over a month after an outbreak was declared in a remote part of the East African country
5 months ago
Uganda reports worrisome increase in Ebola cases in capital
5 months ago

WHO: Ugandan Ebola outbreak 'rapidly evolving' after 1 month

It's been a month since the disease was reported in the East African country.
5 months ago
5 months ago

WHO: Ugandan Ebola outbreak 'rapidly evolving' after 1 month

A top World Health Organization official says Uganda’s Ebola outbreak is “rapidly evolving” a month after the disease was reported in the East African country
5 months ago
WHO: Uganda Ebola outbreak 'rapidly evolving' after 1 month
6 months ago

CDC orders enhanced Ebola screenings at airports for travelers from Uganda

Uganda is experiencing an outbreak of the virus, but officials say there are no confirmed or suspected cases in the United States.
6 months ago
CDC orders enhanced Ebola screenings at airports for travelers from Uganda
6 months ago

US to check passengers from Uganda to prevent spread of Ebola

U.S.-bound travelers who have visited Uganda within 21 days are subjected to enhanced screenings at airports in Atlanta, Newark, New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C.
6 months ago
US to check passengers from Uganda to prevent spread of Ebola
8 months ago

Ghana declares 1st ever outbreak of Ebola-like Marburg virus disease

Ghana on Sunday declared its first ever outbreak of the Ebola-like Marburg virus disease.
8 months ago
Ghana declares 1st ever outbreak of Ebola-like Marburg virus disease
2 years 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.
2 years ago
CDC issues new travel warnings for Ebola virus
3 years 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.
3 years ago
World's 2nd-deadliest Ebola outbreak is over
3 years 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.
3 years ago
Doctors, nurses celebrates victory over Ebola
3 years 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.
3 years ago
DR Congo nearing the end of Ebola
3 years 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.
3 years ago
Democratic Republic of the Congo discharges last Ebola patient
3 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.
3 years ago
Rebels kill dozens of villagers in Ebola-hit Congo
3 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.
3 years ago
FDA warns makers of Purell to stop advertising that it can prevent Ebola or the flu
3 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.
3 years ago
Ebola vaccine approved by FDA
3 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.
3 years ago
Protesters furious over rebel attack torch UN base and town hall in Ebola-hit city
3 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.
3 years ago
1st Ebola vaccine approved
3 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.
3 years ago
Congolese journalist who helped shed light on Ebola killed in attack, officials say
3 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.
3 years ago
UN suspends some Ebola screening after 3 aid workers killed
3 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.
3 years ago
WHO says Congo's Ebola outbreak still qualifies as a global emergency
4 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.
4 years ago
Tanzania not sharing information on suspected Ebola cases: WHO
4 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.
4 years ago
World's 2nd-largest Ebola outbreak surpasses 3,000 cases
4 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.
4 years ago
Everything you need to know about Ebola
4 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.
4 years ago
Ebola outbreak reaches remote, militia-run territory in Democratic Republic of Congo
4 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.
4 years ago
Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
4 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.
4 years ago
New treatments show promise in fight against Ebola
4 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.
4 years ago
New drugs show promise in fight against Ebola
4 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.
4 years ago
2nd Ebola case confirmed in Congolese city of Goma, home to over 2 million
4 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.
4 years ago
WHO declares Congo Ebola outbreak a public health emergency of international concern
4 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.
4 years ago
Ebola case confirmed in Congolese city of Goma, home to over 2 million
4 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.
4 years ago
Ebola-stricken boy who became 1st cross-border case in growing outbreak dies
4 years ago

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.
4 years ago
'We have no time to lose': UN names Ebola chief to tackle 2nd largest outbreak
4 years ago

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.
4 years ago
UN names Ebola chief to end world's 2nd largest outbreak
4 years ago

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

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

1 in 4 people near Congo's Ebola outbreak believe virus isn't real, new study says

A quarter of people interviewed in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo last year during the ongoing Ebola outbreak believed the deadly virus wasn't real.
4 years ago
1 in 4 people near Ebola outbreak believe virus isn't real, new study says
4 years ago

Ebola cases on the rise in DRC

More than 1,000 cases have been reported since August.
4 years ago
Ebola cases on the rise in DRC
4 years ago

World's 2nd-largest Ebola outbreak exceeds 1,000 cases

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has exceeded 1,000 cases.
4 years ago
World's 2nd-largest Ebola outbreak exceeds 1,000 cases
4 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.
4 years ago
Everything you need to know about Ebola
4 years ago

Nearly 100 children dead as world's 2nd-largest Ebola outbreak surpasses 800 cases

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has claimed the lives of nearly 100 children so far.
4 years ago
Nearly 100 children dead as world's 2nd-largest Ebola outbreak surpasses 800 cases
4 years ago

Vaccine hesitancy, climate change, Ebola among top 10 'threats to global health' this year, WHO says

The World Health Organization (WHO) has named people who oppose vaccination among the top 10 "threats to global health" this year.
4 years ago
Vaccine hesitancy a top 'threat to global health'
4 years ago

World's 2nd-deadliest Ebola outbreak reaches 600 confirmed cases

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has reached 600 confirmed cases in five months.
4 years ago
World's 2nd-deadliest Ebola outbreak reaches 600 confirmed cases
4 years ago

American being tested for Ebola after Congo trip

The individual will be monitored at a Nebraska biocontainment unit.
4 years ago
American being tested for Ebola after Congo trip
4 years ago

American being contained and monitored in US after potential exposure to Ebola virus in Congo

The individual will be monitored at a Nebraska biocontainment unit.
4 years ago
American being monitored in US after potential exposure to Ebola virus in Congo
4 years ago

'Young miracle' newborn recovers from Ebola after mom dies in childbirth in world's 2nd deadliest outbreak

A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo just six days after she was born has now recovered.
4 years ago
'Young miracle' newborn recovers from Ebola after mom dies in childbirth
4 years ago

2nd deadliest Ebola outbreak in history spreads to major city, raising new challenges for containment

The second-largest and second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city.
4 years ago
2nd deadliest Ebola outbreak in history spreads to major city
4 years ago

Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo now 2nd worst in history

The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's volatile east is now the second largest ever.
4 years ago
Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo now 2nd worst in history
4 years ago

Democratic Republic of Congo's current Ebola outbreak worst in country's history, officials say

The current Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo is the worst in the country's recorded history, the health ministry said.
4 years ago
Congo's current Ebola outbreak worst in country's history, officials say
5 years ago

Congo's latest Ebola outbreak could become 'worst ever' in East Africa, IRC warns

A fast-growing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo could become "the worst ever seen in East Africa," a humanitarian aid group warned Wednesday.
5 years ago
Congo's latest Ebola outbreak could become 'worst ever' in East Africa, IRC warns