Share the Ebola Storyboard with Friends
More than 500 people have died from the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but a vaccination programme has prevented thousands more deaths, the country's health minister... told AFP. The post Latest Ebola outbreak in Congo kills over 500; govt says new vaccination programme saved 'thousands' appeared first on Firstpost.
Online training has increased the knowledge of health care workers about effective prevention of Ebola up to 19 percent and reduced critical errors to 2.3 percent in a small cohort. These findings... suggest that the program could improve protection of health care workers from Ebola and, because it will be easily accessible via the Internet, could be especially useful in low-resource settings.
The number of people killed in an Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has risen to 443, health authorities have announced.
World Health Organization launches inquiry after claims of 'legendary' corruption, including racism and sexism Claims that a senior employee at the World Health Organization misused Ebola funds to fly... his girlfriend to west Africa are among a tide of allegations under investigation by the agency. An internal inquiry has been launched by the WHO following a series of anonymous whistleblower emails that alleged widespread racism, sexism and misspending.
A team of researchers have discovered the interaction between an Ebola virus protein and a protein in human cells that may be an important key to unlocking the pathway of replication of the killer... disease in human hosts.
They were barred from voting in Congo's presidential election. They voted anyway. On Sunday, thousands of men and women gathered in Beni to cast paper ballots they hoped that someone, …
Person being monitored in Nebraska was providing medical assistance in Congo.
The Latest on Congo's presidential election (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Congo's health ministry says the uproar over a delayed presidential election in two cities hit by a deadly Ebola …
The Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission denies voters in the east of the country their first chance at a democratic transfer of power, sparking violent unrest.
One of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history continues to worsen in the Democratic Republic of Congo with as many as 319 people now dead.
The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has reached an especially tragic milestone. According to the World Health Organization, the outbreak is now the second-largest... recorded in Ebola's 42-year-long known history.
Global health experts are urging the Trump administration to allow U.S. government disease specialists -- "some of the world's most experienced" -- to return to northeastern Congo to help fight …
A vaccination programme is being hampered by armed rebel groups, health officials warn.
KINSHASA, Congo -- Congo's latest Ebola outbreak is the worst in the country's recorded history with 319 confirmed and probable cases, the health ministry said. The deadly virus has killed about 198... people since the outbreak was declared Aug. 1 in the volatile east, the ministry said. Those dead include 163 confirmed Ebola cases, with...
Health teams responding to Congo's latest Ebola outbreak are being attacked three or four times a week on average
Warning comes as trial of therapeutic Ebola treatment is under discussion and could begin in weeks, WHO chief says.
The latest Ebola outbreak in Congo presents complex challenges as the virus spreads for the first time in an area where long-running conflict is hampering aid efforts, the regional Africa …
Congo's health ministry says two of the first 10 people to receive an experimental treatment for the Ebola virus in the latest outbreak have recovered, and monitoring could show what …
Democratic Republic of Congo has approved four more experimental treatments against the deadly Ebola virus, the health ministry said as it raced to contain an outbreak in its violence-torn east.
Congo faces its tenth outbreak of Ebola, killing 11. The war zone witnessed WHO officials fanning out to contain the disease The post Ebola’s tenth outbreak in conflict-hit Congo kills 11, WHO... officials fan out to contain disease in rebel held areas appeared first on Firstpost.
Despite promising advances, important scientific questions remain unanswered in the effort to develop a safe and effective Ebola vaccine, according to members of an international Ebola research... consortium. The experts now review the current field of Ebola vaccine candidates and clinical trials and highlight key gaps in knowledge that need to be addressed by future research.
More than 3,000 doses remain in stock in the capital Kinshasa, allowing authorities to quickly deploy it to the affected areas near the Ugandan border.
The Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 33 people, the World Health Organization said Sunday.
'Really, really bad:' Congo's deadly Ebola outbreak challenges popularity of bush meat
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Ebola virus in the DRC could spread to other countries. Congo's neighbors have started taking steps to stem a possible cross-border spread... of the disease.