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Jul 17, 2019

Jul 17, 2019

WHO declares public health emergency over DRC Ebola

In other developments, details emerged about a DRC woman who died from Ebola after visiting Uganda and the DRC total climbed to 2,522.

Jul 16, 2019

Jul 16, 2019
Ebola hot spot

WHO will take up Ebola emergency declaration question for a fourth time

The first case in Goma, North Kivu province's heavily populated capital, triggered reconsideration by the WHO's emergency committee.

Jul 15, 2019

Jul 15, 2019
Goma DRC

Ebola spread to Goma triggers new emergency talks, cases top 2,500

Also, a high-level meeting was held in Geneva today to assess the latest developments and build donor support.

Jul 12, 2019

Jul 12, 2019
DRC Ebola vaccine

DRC to stick with just 1 vaccine in Ebola outbreak

Merck's rVSV-ZEBOV is the only vaccine that will be used during the ever-growing outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces.

Jul 11, 2019

Jul 11, 2019
Ebola health worker

Three more health workers infected in Ebola outbreak

The new cases raise the number of infected healthcare workers to 132, 68% of whom are nurses.

Jul 10, 2019

Jul 10, 2019
Ebola Makona virus

CDC's adapted Ebola virus works in trials, as pressure for funds grows

CDC reverse-engineers the virus for important trials of interventions.

Jul 08, 2019

Jul 08, 2019
DR Congo refugee camp

As Ebola rages on, DRC sees more displaced people

With 29 new cases over the weekend and today, outbreak totals climb to 2,418, and Ebola deaths have now reached 1,625.

Jul 05, 2019

Jul 05, 2019
Ebola health worker in DR Congo

More violence as DRC officials report 51 Ebola cases in recent days

Officials have confirmed 51 infections since the beginning of the week.

Jul 03, 2019

Jul 03, 2019
Ebola virus particles

USAID pledges Ebola support as 15 new cases reported

USAID announces it wlll give the DRC $98 million to help fight the outbreak, which is now at 2,369 cases.

Jul 02, 2019

Jul 02, 2019
Ebola PPE decontamination

Ebola case identified near South Sudan border

With 16 new infections, the outbreak total has grown to 2,354 cases, including 1,586 deaths, with 402 suspected cases.

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