News & Perspective

Sep 21, 2018

Sep 21, 2018
Map of DR Congo and Uganda

DRC announces Ebola case near Ugandan border

The case is in Tchomia, on Lake Albert, which straddles the DRC-Uganda border.

Sep 21, 2018

News Scan for Sep 21, 2018

E coli ground beef outbreak
Polio in Afghanistan, DRC
Healthcare-associated infections

Sep 19, 2018

Sep 19, 2018

News Scan for Sep 19, 2018

DRC Ebola vaccination
Smallpox vaccine sent to UK
Childhood deaths worldwide
Low global flu levels

Sep 17, 2018

Sep 17, 2018
Safe Ebola burial

New Ebola cases, 3 more deaths recorded in DRC

The outbreak increased by 2 infections and now stands at 142 cases (111 confirmed).

Sep 14, 2018

Sep 14, 2018

News Scan for Sep 14, 2018

More DRC Ebola cases
Polio cases in 4 nations
Low-path H7N3 on California farm
Salmonella and breaded chicken

Sep 13, 2018

Sep 13, 2018
Ebola personal protective equipment

Ebola infects 5 more in DRC, lifting total to 137

"The coming few days will be critical in determining the trajectory of the outbreak," the WHO says.

Sep 10, 2018

Sep 10, 2018
Ebola temp screen

DRC reports second Ebola case from urban hub

In Butembo, a test on a sperm sample found the virus in a man who fled to the city after he got sick in Ituri province.

Sep 07, 2018

Sep 07, 2018
Ebola treatment center in DR Congo

Another Ebola case detected outside DRC's main hot spots

The case is in a village in Masereka health zone not far from the large city of Butembo.

Sep 06, 2018

Sep 06, 2018

News Scan for Sep 06, 2018

More Ebola in DRC
Salmonella pasta salad outbreak
Drug resistance and death certificates

Sep 05, 2018

Sep 05, 2018
Butembo, DR Congo

DRC Ebola outbreak expands to large city as Beni cases rise

An Ebola-infected patient died in Butembo, a city of nearly 1 million people.


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