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Jul 17, 2019

Jul 17, 2019

WHO declares public health emergency over DRC Ebola

In other developments, details emerged about a DRC woman who died from Ebola after visiting Uganda and the DRC total climbed to 2,522.

Jul 16, 2019

Jul 16, 2019
Ebola hot spot

WHO will take up Ebola emergency declaration question for a fourth time

The first case in Goma, North Kivu province's heavily populated capital, triggered reconsideration by the WHO's emergency committee.

Jul 08, 2019

Jul 08, 2019
DR Congo refugee camp

As Ebola rages on, DRC sees more displaced people

With 29 new cases over the weekend and today, outbreak totals climb to 2,418, and Ebola deaths have now reached 1,625.

Jul 05, 2019

Jul 05, 2019
Ebola health worker in DR Congo

More violence as DRC officials report 51 Ebola cases in recent days

Officials have confirmed 51 infections since the beginning of the week.

Jul 03, 2019

Jul 03, 2019
Ebola virus particles

USAID pledges Ebola support as 15 new cases reported

USAID announces it wlll give the DRC $98 million to help fight the outbreak, which is now at 2,369 cases.

Jun 26, 2019

Jun 26, 2019
Ebola vaccinator

Ebola total climbs to 2,277 amid security, reintroduction worries

Cases rise steadily ahead of a meeting to consider use of a second Ebola vaccine.

Jun 20, 2019

Jun 20, 2019
Personal protective equipment Ebola workers

Ebola hot spot shifts amid urgent call for funds

The WHO reports a worrying spike in activity in Mabalako, one of the smaller hot spots, as cases top 2,200.

Jun 18, 2019

Jun 18, 2019
Decontamination after safe Ebola burial

Ebola cases top 2,180 as Uganda OKs experimental therapies

With 13 new cases today, the DRC outbreak has reached 2,181 infections, 1,459 deaths.

Jun 17, 2019

Jun 17, 2019
Ebola glove donning

Ebola case counts spike again in DRC

With 48 cases in 3 days in the DR Congo, totals have grown to 2,168 cases, including 1,440 deaths, for a 66% fatality rate.

Jun 14, 2019

Jun 14, 2019
WHO Director-General Tedros

WHO experts again say Ebola not global health emergency

The panel expressed serious worry over the threat to the region and over funding.

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