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Dec 06, 2018

Dec 06, 2018
PPE for Ebola decontamination

Ebola cases spike as WHO warns of possible reintroduction

Officials confirm 13 new cases, bringing the outbreak total to 471 cases and 273 deaths.

Nov 29, 2018

Nov 29, 2018
Ebola healthcare worker

DRC's 426-case Ebola outbreak now 2nd largest ever

The DRC recorded 4 new cases and 3 additional deaths today.

Nov 19, 2018

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 launch a new response strategy.

Nov 07, 2018

Nov 07, 2018
Ebola healthcare workers

Ebola case count rises as Uganda health workers vaccinated

With 2 new cases, infections in healthcare workers in the DRC have now reached 27.

Nov 05, 2018

Nov 05, 2018
LaCroix UN

Ebola total reaches 300 as WHO, UN leaders travel to DRC

Two of the latest confirmed cases involve a mother and her 2-week-old baby.

Nov 02, 2018

Nov 02, 2018
UN Peacekeepers

DRC Ebola total grows by 2; health experts push for high-level support

In other developments, Uganda will start vaccinating health workers in high-risk areas, and 2 global experts press for more high-level involvement, including US committment.

Oct 17, 2018

Oct 17, 2018
Ebola worker disinfecting

WHO: DRC Ebola outbreak not international emergency

"This does not mean that WHO is not taking the outbreak seriously."

Oct 04, 2018

Oct 04, 2018
peacekeepers

DRC Ebola cases rise as security concerns continue

In new developments, an attack in Butembo injured burial team members, and a rights group called for the International Criminal Court to expand its probe into Beni attacks as outbreak cases reach 165.

Sep 24, 2018

Sep 24, 2018
DRC North Kivu rebels

Violence suspends response in DRC Ebola hot spot as cases rise

Cases have now reached 149, including 100 fatalities.

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.

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