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Sep 16, 2019

Sep 16, 2019
HHS Secretary Azar Ebola

US officials end visit to DRC Ebola region; cases rise to 3,129

US officials said other outbreak indicators such as deaths in the community need to improve before they feel more confident about the recent drop in cases.

Aug 14, 2019

Aug 14, 2019

News Scan for Aug 14, 2019

Burundi Ebola vaccine campaign
Zika antibodies and microcephaly
Myanmar dengue outbreak
Yuma romaine testing results
Tahini importer warning letter

Jul 29, 2019

Jul 29, 2019
UN Ebola preparedness mission center

DRC sees cases surge as Ebola outbreak hits 1-year mark

With 41 new cases in recent days, the outbreak has grown to 2,671 infections, including 1,782 fatalities.

Jul 18, 2019

Jul 18, 2019
Ebola preparedness

Ebola cases climb in Beni as groups laud emergency decision

Activity resurges in Beni, the outbreak's former epicenter.

Jul 02, 2019

Jul 02, 2019
Ebola PPE decontamination

Ebola case identified near South Sudan border

With 16 new infections, the outbreak total has grown to 2,354 cases, including 1,586 deaths, with 402 suspected cases.

Feb 06, 2019

Feb 06, 2019
DRC health workers

More Ebola reported from Katwa hot spot

As Ebola cases rise in DRC, the virus continues to infect health workers in private and public health centers.

Jan 30, 2019

Jan 30, 2019
DR Congo map with magnifying glass

Ebola infects 9 more in DRC as ill traveler sparks response measures

Today's developments push the outbreak total to 752 cases and 465 deaths.

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.

Aug 15, 2018

Aug 15, 2018
Ebola community members

Ebola cases mounting in DRC as region prepares for more

As the WHO detailed stepped-up efforts to prepare four key countries to prevent and detect cases, tests in Uganda ruled out three suspected cases.

Aug 07, 2018

Aug 07, 2018
Ebola virus

Genetic tests confirm separate DRC Ebola outbreak; vaccination begins tomorrow

So far, there are 43 confirmed and probable cases, and health officials are probing 46 additional supected illnesses.

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