Ebola

The past decade's 5 deadliest viruses

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 - 04:32 GMT

ET presents the past decade's deadliest viruses.

Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo after closing due to Ebola deaths

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 10:43 GMT

The border closure comes as the crisis has already become the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, with more than 1,700 people killed even though medical professionals widely use an experimental but effective Ebola vaccine.

Former head of U.S. health agency arrested on sexual abuse charge

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 11:40 GMT

A former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), who helped contain the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Militia threat hampers Ebola fight in Congo as disease kills 47

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:21 GMT

Militia violence in Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that has so far killed 47 people.

Congo starts using experimental Ebola treatment

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 02:20 GMT

D emocratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment to counter the latest flare-up of the virus.

Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in eastern province

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 01:40 GMT

Four people have tested positive for Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Congo completes surveillance of Ebola contacts, no new cases

Fri, 29 Jun 2018 - 12:40 GMT

Democratic Republic of Congo moved closer to declaring its Ebola outbreak over when the health ministry.

Congo reports first confirmed Ebola case in over a week

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 - 08:56 GMT

Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded its first confirmed case of Ebola in over a week.

DR Congo triggers 'action plan' as Ebola toll mounts

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 11:10 GMT

The Democratic Republic of Congo joined with world agencies and neighbouring countries on Friday in boosting the response to an Ebola outbreak.

Congo, U.N. deploy specialists to tackle Ebola epidemic

Mon, 14 May 2018 - 04:40 GMT

The Democratic Republic of Congo and U.N. agencies began deploying emergency specialists to prevent the spread of an Ebola epidemic.

Congo Ebola outbreak met with rapid response after West African crisis

Wed, 09 May 2018 - 10:50 GMT

Six months after an Ebola outbreak was confirmed in West Africa in March, the World Health Organization declared an international emergency and called for help.

New Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo

Wed, 09 May 2018 - 03:46 GMT

This is the ninth Ebola outbreak since it was first discovered in DR Congo in 1976

Trump to end special status for Liberian immigrants in U.S.

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 - 12:30 GMT

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to special legal status for certain immigrants from Liberia.

Free WHO online courses on outbreaks, emergencies

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 - 02:20 GMT

The World Health Organization (WHO) launched a new and free e-learning platform titled "OpenWHO" for users interested in learning about outbreaks and emergencies.

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