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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.

Jun 13, 2019

Jun 13, 2019
PPE routine in Ebola treatment center

Ebola outbreak in DRC, Uganda tops 2,100 cases

The grandmother of the 5-year-old boy identified in Uganda has also died, and the family cluster is at 8 cases.

Jun 12, 2019

Jun 12, 2019
Ebola donning PPE

Uganda has 2 more Ebola cases as WHO reconvenes experts

A boy confirmed infected yesterday in Uganda has died, and 2 relatives have Ebola.

Jun 11, 2019

Jun 11, 2019
Main road in DR Congo

Uganda confirms first Ebola case linked to DRC outbreak

The patient is 5, and at least two of his family members also have Ebola symptoms.

Jun 10, 2019

Jun 10, 2019
DRC Ebola banner

DRC daily Ebola totals show possible signs of slowing

The outbreak has now reached 2,062 infections, with deaths climbing to 1,390.

Jun 07, 2019

Jun 07, 2019
Ebola health workers

WHO details some strides in Ebola response

The agency highlights earlier case-contact registration and a drastically lower rate of healthcare-related disease spread.

Jun 06, 2019

Jun 06, 2019
Ebola treatment tents

No 'reset' with Ebola outbreak, WHO official says

"We get to adapt… and make the response the best we can make it," the WHO's Mike Ryan, MD, says.

Jun 05, 2019

Jun 05, 2019
Ebola doctor's reflection in mirror

New violence in Beni, DRC, as Ebola lab targeted

Seventeen new infections and 11 new fatalities raise outbreak totals to 2,025 cases and 1,357 deaths.

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