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WHO sees Congo's Ebola outbreak lasting 3-4 months at least

WHO sees Congo's Ebola outbreak lasting 3-4 months at least

Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak is expected to last several months and could spread to Uganda or Rwanda, which are well prepared ...

Ebola-hit Congo to deploy security forces to protect health workers

Ebola-hit Congo to deploy security forces to protect health workers

Congo will deploy security forces to protect teams transporting the bodies of Ebola victims for burial, the government said, after several attacks on health workers during the latest Ebola outbreak ...

'Perfect storm' of risks threatens DRC Ebola response: WHO

'Perfect storm' of risks threatens DRC Ebola response: WHO

Efforts to contain the latest Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo are being threatened by a ‘perfect storm’ of challenges, including rebel violence and pre-election turbulence ...

WHO extremely concerned about Ebola "perfect storm" in Congo

WHO extremely concerned about Ebola "perfect storm" in Congo

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease.

Aid groups halt Ebola work as Congo raid toll hits 21

Aid groups halt Ebola work as Congo raid toll hits 21

The death toll from a weekend attack in DR Congo's restive east rose to 21 on Monday, with the violence prompting aid groups to suspend their Ebola work in the area.

Uganda monitors border as Congo's Ebola death toll at 97

Uganda monitors border as Congo's Ebola death toll at 97

Ninety-seven people have died of suspected Ebola in eastern Congo, according to the health ministry, as neighbouring Uganda works to combat the spread of the virus across the border.

Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive Congo

Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive Congo

When Esperance Nzavaki heard she was cured of Ebola after three weeks of cutting-edge care at a medical centre in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, she raised her arms to the sky with joy and praised the Lord.

Congo Ebola outbreak not yet stabilised - WHO chief

Congo Ebola outbreak not yet stabilised - WHO chief

It is too soon to say that an outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo is stabilising due to difficulties identifying new cases near rebel-controlled areas, World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday.

Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in eastern province

Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in eastern province

An Ebola virus outbreak has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, Governor Julien Paluku said on Wednesday

Ebola survivors suffer severe mental and neurological problems

Ebola survivors suffer severe mental and neurological problems

People who survive the deadly Ebola virus can continue to suffer severe psychiatric and neurological problems including depression, debilitating migraines, nerve pain and stroke ...

WHO chief says Ebola outbreak in Congo is stabilising

WHO chief says Ebola outbreak in Congo is stabilising

A deadly Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is stabilising, giving reason for cautious optimism, the head of the World Health Organization said on Friday.

Five new Ebola cases in DR Congo: authorities

Five new Ebola cases in DR Congo: authorities

Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said Saturday they had detected five fresh suspected cases of Ebola in the deadly outbreak afflicting the northwest of the country.