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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.
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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.
Congo's health ministry said there are now 28 confirmed Ebola cases
Scientists have known about Ebola since 1976, and the Democratic Republic of Congo has had nine outbreaks since then. But now one shot might beat it.
Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, Congo's health minister... announced
World Health Organization has called for an emergency meeting to decide whether the virus is likely to spread internationally.
A total of 45 cases of Ebola have now been reported in Congo in this outbreak
Officials to consider danger of Ebola spreading to other countries after disease reaches Mbandaka, home to 1m people Officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have said the Ebola outbreak in... the vast central African country has entered "a new phase" after a case of the deadly virus was detected in the north-west city of Mbandaka. So far, the 23 deaths believed to have been caused by the outbreak have been detected in more isolated areas, giving authorities a better chance of ringfencing the virus.
The cases were identified in the remote northeastern province of Bas-Uele near the border with Central African Republic.
Six people are in the hospital, three people have died, and at least five of them tested positive for Ebola. The post Ebola Returns, and Central Africa's Virus Hunters Are Ready appeared first on... WIRED.
Researchers report encouraging results from a trial of an Ebola vaccine that is the first to prevent infection from the deadly virus