News & Perspective

Mar 25, 2019

Mar 25, 2019
Mother and child in Ebola region

Ebola cases pass 1,000 as DRC records 58 cases last week

"This outbreak has gone on far too long," WHO chief says.

Mar 21, 2019

Mar 21, 2019
Ebola outbreak in Beni, DRC

Ebola total approaches 1,000 as cases reappear in Beni

Cases have hit 991, and a baby recently became one of the 614 deaths.

Mar 19, 2019

Mar 19, 2019
Ebola paperwork in DR Congo

Eight more sickened in DRC's Ebola outbreak

Cases have climbed to 968, including 606 deaths, and the WHO details more violence and infected health workers.

Mar 18, 2019

Mar 18, 2019

DRC: 24 Ebola cases confirmed in past 72 hours

Alongside the slew of new cases, 12 more people died from their infections, as violence continued against outbreak responders.

Mar 15, 2019

Mar 15, 2019
Ebola vaccination

DRC Ebola total rises by 4 as survey shows high vaccine acceptance

The outbreak has reached 936 cases and 591 deaths.

Mar 14, 2019

Mar 14, 2019
Tedros in DRC

WHO chief says much larger Ebola outbreak averted

Tedros said there are signs the virus is retreating, but added that security is still the main challenge for health workers.

Mar 13, 2019

Mar 13, 2019
Ebola health worker donning gloves

DRC reports 2 new Ebola cases; study notes seroprevalence in region

The DRC and Republic of Congo had seroprevalance rates of 2% to 3.5%.

Mar 12, 2019

Mar 12, 2019
Ebola health worker and patient

WHO: Ebola spread in DRC still 'moderate'

Officials report 2 new cases, as well as 3 incidents of violent encounters slowing vaccination efforts in Katwa, Butembo, and Kalunguta.

Mar 12, 2019

News Scan for Mar 12, 2019

Uganda-DRC plague cases
Lassa in Nigeria
Smallpox vaccine candidate delay
National Academies vaccine website

Mar 11, 2019

Mar 11, 2019
MONUSCO soldier in DRC

New attack, case in high-risk village among latest Ebola perils

Officials report 5 new infections, expanding the outbreak to 923 cases.

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