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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 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.

Nov 06, 2018

Nov 06, 2018
Disinfecting Ebola PPE

DRC reports 3 Ebola cases in high-risk village, 2 others

The outbreak total has reached 305, with 189 deaths and 60 suspected cases.

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 31, 2018

Oct 31, 2018
UN Security Council

UN calls down international law in DRC Ebola outbreak

The Security Council passed a resolution to "ensure full, safe, immediate, and unhindered access" in outbreak areas.

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.

Jul 24, 2018

Jul 24, 2018
Ebola healthcare worker

DRC declares end to Ebola outbreak

The declaration comes just 11 weeks after health officials sounded the alarm about the outbreak in early May.

May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018
Democratic Republic of Congo back country road

WHO eyes tough Ebola response, reports 2 new cases

The outbreak area covers 37 miles of rough, difficult-to-access terrain.

Feb 09, 2016

Feb 09, 2016

Gloomy assessment underpins UN panel's health crisis advice

The panel's concern was fueled by the threat of an airborne virus spread more easily than Ebola.

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