News & Perspective

Jan 17, 2019

Jan 17, 2019
Ebola disinfection

WHO expert: Ebola outbreak to continue at least 6 more months

Peter Salama says high rates in children might be due to facility types.

Jan 15, 2019

Jan 15, 2019
Woman and baby in DR Congo

Ebola cases grow by 9, including 1 in new area

The new cases and 6 new deaths bring the outbreak total to 658 and the fatality count to 402, with 200 cases still being investigated.

Jan 14, 2019

Jan 14, 2019
Ebola record keeping

DRC Ebola total climbs to 649 led by spike in Katwa cases

Also, a US health worker who was possibly exposed was released from monitoring.

Jan 10, 2019

Jan 10, 2019
Educating Congolese voters

DRC records more Ebola as presidential election is called

In research news, tests in animals show promise for a new monoclonal antibody therapy.

Jan 04, 2019

Jan 04, 2019
Ebola vaccination campaign

DRC Ebola outbreak total rises to 613 infections

The DRC update for yesterday reported 2 more deaths, bringing the fatality count to 370.

Jan 03, 2019

Jan 03, 2019
DR Congo refugees

Refugees flee DRC to Uganda, escalating Ebola fears

"This outbreak is occurring in the most difficult context imaginable," WHO head says.

Jan 02, 2019

Jan 02, 2019
United Nations helicopter

DRC Ebola total tops 600; vaccination team attacked

With 10 news cases, the outbreak has grown to 608 infections and 368 deaths.

Dec 31, 2018

Dec 31, 2018
MSF Ebola treatment unit

US health worker monitored as DRC Ebola nears 600 cases

A healthcare worker is under observation as the DRC reports 5 new Ebola cases.

Dec 28, 2018

Dec 28, 2018
Ebola contact tracing

WHO weighs in on Ebola security incidents; case total climbs to 593

The DRC health ministry says protest-related disruptions carried over to a second day.

Dec 27, 2018

Dec 27, 2018
burning tire

Protests disrupt response operations in two Ebola hot spots

Eleven suspected patients who fled during vandalism voluntarily returned.

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