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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

Aug 02, 2019

Aug 02, 2019
temperature screening

Ebola reports show more health workers infected

Daily updates from the health ministry resume and detail contact tracing in Goma, where local spread recently began.

Jul 31, 2019

Jul 31, 2019
Ebola prevention pamphlet

On eve of 1-year mark, WHO calls Ebola in DRC 'relentless'

"This outbreak is one with unprecedented challenges." the WHO's Moeti says.

Jul 25, 2019

Jul 25, 2019
Ebola response training

Beni Ebola activity tops first wave as outbreak grows by 8 cases

The current wave in Beni involves more cases and is longer than its first wave.

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 17, 2019

Jul 17, 2019

WHO declares public health emergency over DRC Ebola

Also, details emerge about a DRC woman who died from Ebola after visiting Uganda, and cases reach 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.

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