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Sep 25, 2018

Sep 25, 2018
Africa rebel forces

Ebola response faces 'grave obstacles' as count hits 150

The DRC reports 150 confirmed and suspected cases, with 9 cases under investigation.

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 18, 2018

Sep 18, 2018
Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria

WHO report warns efforts to end TB are falling short

TB remains high in many low- and middle-income nations, and about 558,000 people in 2017 developed rifampicin-resistant TB.

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 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 12, 2018

Sep 12, 2018
Check-in at Incheon International Airport

WHO details South Korea's imported MERS case

All 21 close contacts of a recent Korean MERS case are asymptomatic, the agency says.

Sep 10, 2018

Sep 10, 2018
Incheon international airport South Korea

South Korea reports MERS in Kuwait business traveler

In 2015, an imported case sparked outbreaks that sickened 186 people.

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 10, 2018
Monkeypox

UK reports its first case of monkeypox

The patient is a Nigeria resident who likely contracted the infection there before traveling to the United Kingdom.

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.

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