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Jun 26, 2019

Jun 26, 2019
Ebola vaccinator

Ebola total climbs to 2,277 amid security, reintroduction worries

Cases rise steadily ahead of a meeting to consider use of a second Ebola vaccine.

Jun 25, 2019

Jun 25, 2019
Ebola PPE gloving

Ebola hot spots shift as pattern of spread fluctuates

In the past 10 days, officials have recorded nearly 100 new cases, and the outbreak has reached 2,265 infections.

Jun 24, 2019

Jun 24, 2019
Ebola medic

DRC Ebola deaths top 1,500; more cases in Ituri province capital

Officials have now confirmed 3 recent cases in Bunia, population 366,000.

Jun 20, 2019

Jun 20, 2019
Personal protective equipment Ebola workers

Ebola hot spot shifts amid urgent call for funds

The WHO reports a worrying spike in activity in Mabalako, one of the smaller hot spots, as cases top 2,200.

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.

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