News & Perspective

Nov 19, 2018

Nov 19, 2018
MONUSCO fighter

DRC reports 21 more cases of Ebola amid more violence in Beni

Despite another violent clash, the health ministry said most response actions continued, except for a brief pause in vaccination.

Nov 19, 2018
malaria bednet

WHO reports malaria setbacks; groups launch response plan

Alongside the finding that progress has stalled in hard hit countries, the WHO and partners launched a new response strategy focusing on country efforts to cut the illness burden.

Nov 16, 2018

Nov 16, 2018
UN peacekeeping troops

Armed rebels kill UN peacekeepers in Ebola hot spot

The outbreak has now reached 352 cases, of which 305 are confirmed, and 210 deaths.

Nov 15, 2018

Nov 15, 2018

News Scan for Nov 15, 2018

More DRC Ebola cases
Promising new flu antiviral
Salmonella and restaurant grades

Nov 14, 2018

Nov 14, 2018
Ebola response van

WHO leader says Ebola outbreak could last 6 more months

Two new cases bring the outbreak total to 341, including 215 deaths.

Nov 13, 2018

Nov 13, 2018
North Kivu with DRC flag

As outbreak area expands, DRC Ebola total climbs to 339

Three health zones reported their first confirmed Ebola cases recently, a worrisome sign.

Nov 12, 2018

Nov 12, 2018
UN peacekeeping troops

DRC Ebola cases climb to 334 amid fresh violence in Beni

At least 5 civilians were killed and children kidnapped in an attack by rebels in Beni.

Nov 09, 2018

Nov 09, 2018
Ebola recovery efforts

Ebola outbreak now DRC's largest ever, with 319 cases

"No other epidemic in the world has been as complex as the one we are currently experiencing," the DRC health minister says.

Nov 09, 2018

News Scan for Nov 09, 2018

Polio in Pakistan, Africa
More adenovirus cases in NJ
Zika and congenital brain defects
Slight US flu rise

Nov 08, 2018

Nov 08, 2018
DR Congo Ebola press conference

As DRC Ebola cases hit 312, officials see some positive signs

WHO and UN officials say the rate of cases has declined a bit recently.

Pages

Sort Results By:

 Sort Results By:

Narrow results by:

by Topic

by country

by organization

Newsletter Sign-up

Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.

Sign up now»

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support provided by

Bentson Foundation 3MAccelerate DiagnosticsGilead 
Grant support for ASP provided by

  Become an underwriter»