News & Perspective

Dec 28, 2018

Dec 28, 2018
Ebola contact tracing

WHO weighs in on Ebola security incidents; case total climbs to 593

The DRC health ministry says protest-related disruptions carried over to a second day.

Dec 26, 2018

Dec 26, 2018
Ebola treatment center

Ebola cases continue steady rise over holiday period

Also, the country's election commission has delayed the vote in some Ebola-hit areas.

Dec 20, 2018

Dec 20, 2018
Donning personal protective equipment Ebola

Tests confirm 11 more Ebola infections in DRC, 560 total

Ebola transmission continues to occur over 14 health zones, and 336 people have died in the outbreak.

Dec 19, 2018

Dec 19, 2018
Ebola treatment unit

Seven new cases and deaths in DRC's Ebola outbreak

The outbreak has grown to 549 cases and 326 deaths, with 82 suspected cases.

Dec 14, 2018

Dec 14, 2018
Ebola ambulance disinfection

Six more cases reported in DRC Ebola outbreak

The outbreak has now reached 521 cases and 306 deaths as responders grapple with multiple challenges.

Dec 12, 2018

Dec 12, 2018
Beni ETC

Ebola outbreak grows as DRC issues alerts in Goma

Health officials are on high alert for potential spread to Goma, North Kivu province's capital and largest city.

Dec 11, 2018

Dec 11, 2018
Ebola ambulance team

Ebola count in DRC hits 500 in growing outbreak

A lead WHO official says the most recent wave of cases has proved especially challenging, with cases widely dispersed.

Dec 11, 2018

News Scan for Dec 11, 2018

Lassa rise in Nigeria
Global flu picks up
November MERS report

Dec 10, 2018

Dec 10, 2018
Ebola vaccination

DRC Ebola cases approach 500 as infections continue

With 13 new illnesses in 3 days and 8 older ones just confirmed, the outbreak has now reached 498 cases.

Dec 07, 2018

Dec 07, 2018
Rebel forces in the DRC

Rebels strike again near Beni as DRC Ebola total hits 477

Female patients represent 62% of cases, and children 14 years and under 24%—worrisome statistics.

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