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First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials

Two Ebola cases were confirmed in Congo's South Kivu region for the first time this week, health officials said on Friday, more than 700 km (430 mile...

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials

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Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
13:12, 2019-06-12

World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo KASINDI, Congo (AP) — World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo....
12:28, 2019-06-12

Officials have confirmed 34 deaths and more than 1,600 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about. AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung ill...
17:16, 2019-10-25

Officials have confirmed 37 deaths and nearly 1,900 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about. AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung ill...
23:44, 2019-11-01

Officials have confirmed 26 deaths and nearly 1,300 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about. AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung ill...
01:32, 2019-10-11

Officials have confirmed 33 deaths and nearly 1,500 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about. AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung ill...
23:16, 2019-10-17

Officials just confirmed 7 deaths and 530 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about. AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung il...
18:44, 2019-09-19

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a res...
03:28, 2019-06-05

UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it may be missing a quarter of all Ebola cases in eastern Congo as violent unrest complicates detect...
15:32, 2019-06-06

Ebola: Half of cases going undetected Congo's new Ebola response coordinator has said half of the cases in the deadly outbreak remain undetected. Health experts fear the disease, which br...
05:20, 2019-08-03

WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300 The World Health Organisation has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma, ...
15:08, 2019-08-11

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expe...
17:36, 2019-06-06

Aid group: 80% of new Ebola cases were not known contacts GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it is making progress in tracking new Ebola cases in eastern Congo but Doctors Without Borders asser...
18:12, 2019-05-28

More than 3,100 new flu cases confirmed by CDC According to the latest FluView report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released Friday, there were more than 3,100 new cases of ...
19:24, 2019-12-06

Congo registers record of 27 new Ebola cases in one day Democratic Republic of Congo registered a one-day record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday, raising last week's number of cases to 126, the b...
22:48, 2019-04-29

Tanzania tells WHO it has no Ebola cases - statement Tanzania has formally told the World Health Organization (WHO) that it has no cases of Ebola after a woman died there earlier this month from an unkn...
19:32, 2019-09-18

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to annou...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Tanzania 'not sharing' data on suspected Ebola cases: WHO The World Health Organization has said it learned the east African country has one confirmed and two suspected cases of Ebola. The latest outbreak ha...
11:44, 2019-09-22

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - confirmation of the first spread of a deadly outbreak beyond the borders of Democratic Republ...
13:52, 2019-06-12

Alarm over cases of disease with Ebola-like symptoms in Tanzania World Health Organization frustrated by lack of clinical data sharing, while Tanzania insists its tests show disease is not Ebola Several unexplained...
17:28, 2019-09-23

Ebola breakthrough: two drugs could treat up to 90 per cent of cases A drug trial has found two experimental drugs for Ebola to be so effective that scientists have stopped the trial early so that more people can recei...
14:48, 2019-08-13

Tanzania is being cagey about suspected Ebola cases, WHO warns Enlarge / Staff from South Sudan's Health Ministry pose with protective suits during a drill for Ebola preparedness conducted by the World Health Org...
17:24, 2019-09-23

Ebola: second death confirmed in Goma World Health Organization confirms a second person has died of the disease in a major transit hub in Democratic Republic of CongoA second death linke...
16:48, 2019-07-31

Year After Latest Ebola Outbreak, New Cases in Major City In Goma, a third person has been infected and neighboring Rwanda temporarily shut its border crossing with the city....
21:36, 2019-08-01

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has surpassed 2,000 cases and is picking up speed. The number of confirmed cases reach...
16:08, 2019-06-04

Tanzania denies hiding information on suspected Ebola cases Tanzania denied on Thursday it was withholding information from the World Health Organisation (WHO) on suspected cases of Ebola, saying it was not hi...
19:52, 2019-10-03

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, ...
23:40, 2019-07-15

Year After Latest Ebola Outbreak, New Cases Emerge in Congo In Goma, two more people were confirmed to have been infected by the virus, and neighboring Rwanda temporarily shut its border crossing with the city...
11:52, 2019-08-02

BREAKING: Boy, 5, dies from Ebola as three more cases found in Uganda - WHO confirms A FIVE-YEAR-OLD boy has died vomiting blood from Ebola as three cases of Ebola have been found in a separate country, WHO has confirmed....
13:00, 2019-06-12

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the ...
18:28, 2019-06-12

Ebola outbreak reaches 'tipping point' as 20 new cases reported every day EBOLA outbreaks have reached tipping point in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the world's largest humanitarian organisation....
22:04, 2019-06-10

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks in t...
18:24, 2019-05-02

As Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases Sow Confusion On tour in Africa, American officials said the U.S. would keep providing aid. But Congo’s response has been uneven, and the former health minister ha...
01:00, 2019-09-17

Ebola in DR Congo: Case confirmed in Goma It is the first time Ebola has been diagnosed in Goma, a city of more than a million people....
03:36, 2019-07-15

Second ebola case confirmed in DR Congo's Goma Health officials fear an Ebola outbreak in the eastern DR Congo could spread in Goma. Earlier in July, the city of two million people registered its ...
04:20, 2019-07-31

43 more measles cases confirmed in NYC since late April The city Health Department announced Tuesday that the number of measles cases in the city has hit 466 since the outbreak began in October. That’...
23:52, 2019-05-07

CDC reports surge in confirmed cases of measles The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday reported a nearly 20 percent jump in the number of people confirmed with measles ...
16:08, 2019-04-15

Confirmed measles cases rise to 981, most in 27 years The number of confirmed measles cases has risen to 981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, a new high since last week’s ...
11:32, 2019-06-04

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii De...
16:08, 2019-05-28

WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed tha...
20:04, 2019-05-07

As Ebola Cases Rise in Congo, the W.H.O. Declines to Issue Emergency Declaration The epidemic shows no signs of abating. In the eight-month-old outbreak, the highest number of cases recorded in a single day occurred this week....
20:32, 2019-04-12

U.S. travel warning adds to pressure on Tanzania over suspected Ebola cases The United States has warned its citizens to take extra care when visiting Tanzania amid concerns over Ebola, adding to calls for the East African co...
13:04, 2019-09-28

CDC: Number of confirmed U.S. measles cases rises to 1,044 in 28 states The number of measles cases in the United States this year rose to 1,044, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
01:24, 2019-06-18

Zero new confirmed cholera cases in Haiti for nine months: UN envoy Although Haiti is in the “homestretch” of defeating a cholera outbreak first declared nine years ago, the battle is far from over before the country ...
15:32, 2019-11-14

ADHS: Confirmed cases of hepatitis A rises to 339 since November TUCSON – Arizona is one of the states currently experiencing a large outbreak of hepatitis A, according to Arizona Department of Health Services. In ...
19:16, 2019-06-04

U.S. sees surge in confirmed cases of measles, CDC reports The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday reported a nearly 20 percent jump in the number of people confirmed with measles ...
16:24, 2019-04-15

U.S. sees surge of nearly 20% in confirmed cases of measles, CDC reports The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11 in the country's secon...
16:56, 2019-04-15

Dozens of new Ebola cases hit Congo as violence fuels spread of deadly disease DOZENS of new Ebola cases were reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo this weekend as the deadly disease spirals further out of control....
12:52, 2019-07-02

BREAKING: Ebola cases triple in Congo as efforts to fight plague 'falter' NEW Ebola cases in Congo have tripled with more than 2,000 people now infected in the east of the country according to government figures....
15:28, 2019-06-04

Congo’s Ebola outbreak spreading with first case confirmed in Uganda Uganda has confirmed a case of Ebola brought over from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo....
22:12, 2019-06-11

Third ebola case confirmed in East Congo city of Goma The daughter of an Ebola patient in the eastern Congo city of Goma has contracted the virus, making her the third case in the city of one million whi...
14:16, 2019-08-01

Mosquito-borne virus spreads to New Jersey with two more confirmed cases A deadly mosquito-borne virus is spreading in New Jersey, where two new cases of the disease have been confirmed, according to reports. The New Jerse...
16:08, 2019-09-23

Four cholera cases confirmed in Sudan, three die of acute watery diarrhoea At least four cases of cholera have been confirmed in Sudan's Blue Nile state and three people with acute watery diarrhoea have died, the Health Mini...
15:36, 2019-09-10

Three cases of potentially deadly rat lungworm infections confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii De...
00:24, 2019-05-28

Deadly mosquito-borne virus spreads to NJ with two more confirmed cases A deadly mosquito-borne virus is spreading in New Jersey, where two new cases of the disease have been confirmed, according to reports. The New Jerse...
17:00, 2019-09-23

Ebola Cases Rise in Congo Border City Amid Fears of Outbreak Spreading (KINSHASA, Congo) — The 1-year-old daughter and the wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week have tested posit...
21:12, 2019-08-01

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died....
15:08, 2019-06-18

West Nile virus case confirmed in B.C., two more cases in Washington state So far in 2019, one travel-related human case and one travel-related horse case have been reported, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control....
22:40, 2019-09-18

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that pr...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Health officials say NYC measles cases reach 466 NEW YORK (AP) — The number of measles cases in New York City has reached 466 since the outbreak began in October. The city’s health department ...
01:00, 2019-05-08

UN health agency identifies 5-year old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from th...
00:08, 2019-06-12

US officials recruit Dikembe Mutombo for Ebola messages NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall of famer Dikembe Mutombo for help in one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in his...
15:16, 2019-06-24

Congo officials chasing how boy with Ebola entered Uganda BENI, Congo (AP) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood has become the first cross-border case of Ebola in the current deadly outbreak. Now authorities in...
09:36, 2019-06-12

US measles cases hit highest level in 25 years, officials say U.S. measles cases in 2019 have climbed to their highest level in 25 years, officials announced Wednesday....
21:56, 2019-04-24

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease sinc...
11:32, 2019-06-04

Arizona seeing surge of hepatitis A cases, health officials say Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix, health officials say....
16:00, 2019-05-06

U.S. measles cases surpass 1,000 this year, say health officials The United States recorded 1,001 measles cases so far this year, federal health officials said on Wednesday....
23:12, 2019-06-05

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claim...
21:44, 2019-06-13

First case of Ebola in Congo city of Goma detected: officials The patient was a priest who became infected during a visit to the town of Butembo, 200 km (124 miles) north of Goma, where he interacted with Ebola ...
04:00, 2019-07-15

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spre...
19:40, 2019-07-08

New U.S. Diabetes Cases Are Declining as Obesity Rates Climb. Officials Don’t Know Why (NEW YORK) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t s...
19:12, 2019-05-28

Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illness Surge, Health Officials Say Indiana announced a third death linked to the illness on Friday. State and federal health officials are working urgently to understand the causes....
20:16, 2019-09-06

Virginia sees 3 vaping-related illness cases, health officials say At least three people in Virginia have suffered lung illness related to vaping, state health officials announced Monday. ...
15:52, 2019-08-27

Pennsylvania officials declare hepatitis A outbreak with reported cases in 36 counties “The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the state,” said ...
23:16, 2019-05-21

US health officials investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping U.S. health officials are investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping across 25 states, the Centers for Disease Co...
17:36, 2019-08-30

Ebola crisis: Officials confirm second case in DR Congo border city of Goma Officials in DR Congo say a second Ebola case has been confirmed in the border city of Goma, raising fears that it could spread....
23:40, 2019-07-30

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo records Ebola messages to help US officials fight outbreak Unable to send disease fighters to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history, U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall ...
19:40, 2019-06-24

Vaping cases continue to climb as health officials struggle to rein in outbreak Federal health officials have been trying to control an outbreak of a mysterious lung disease since the summer....
21:00, 2019-11-14

Wisconsin sees 'significant increase' in E. coli cases: state health officials Wisconsin health officials late last week announced a “significant increase” in the number of Escherichia coli, or E. coli, cases in the state....
17:12, 2019-11-19

Bovine tuberculosis confirmed in Michigan cow herd, health officials say A small beef herd in Alpena County, Mich., has recently tested positive for bovine tuberculosis, health officials said Thursday....
17:12, 2019-04-28

Sixth vaping-related death confirmed by Kansas officials A person over age 50, who already had a history of health ailments, visited the hospital with a quickly progressing lung disease associated with e-ci...
19:44, 2019-09-10

BREAKING: Ebola officials urged to declare global health emergency after disease kills two A SECOND person has died of Ebola in Uganda as the deadly virus spreads beyond the Congo for the first time....
09:20, 2019-06-13

Vaping Death Toll Rises to 13 With 805 Confirmed Illnesses in U.S., Health Officials Say (NEW YORK) — Hundreds more Americans have been reported to have a vaping-related breathing illness, and the death toll has risen to 13, health ...
17:24, 2019-09-27

Measles exposure at Union Station in Los Angeles confirmed: health officials A person infected with measles traveled through Union Station in Los Angeles in late July, city health officials announced this week. ...
21:20, 2019-08-08

Case of monkeypox confirmed in England after patient had traveled to Nigeria: officials At least one person in England has been diagnosed with a rare viral infection known as monkeypox, Public Health England (PHE) confirmed on Wednesday....
15:56, 2019-12-04

Vaping-related deaths rise to 18 with 1,000 reported cases of lung illnesses, US health officials warn At least 18 death and more than 1,000 cases of mysterious lung illnesses in the US have been linked with vaping, health officials have warned....
08:04, 2019-10-04

Iowa health officials confirm 'multiple cases' of bacterial disease that can spread from dogs to humans "Multiple cases" of a bacterial disease that can be spread from dogs to humans have been confirmed in Iowa, according to health officials....
15:36, 2019-05-13

North Dakota sees meningococcal meningitis cases for first time since 2014: state health officials Officials with the North Dakota Department of Health over the weekend announced three cases of the rare but serious meningococcal meningitis....
17:52, 2019-10-28

Cases of severe vaping-linked lung illness surge to 450, 3rd death reported in Indiana: officials The warning comes after officials said they had identified a possible 450 cases of illness, including three deaths....
21:52, 2019-09-06

'Kissing bug’ bites Delaware girl in state’s first confirmed case, health officials say An insect known as a “kissing bug” has bitten a girl in Delaware in the state’s first reported case, health officials confirmed last week....
21:56, 2019-04-24

7 officials confirmed Trump tried to get Ukraine to investigate the Bidens as part of a quid pro quo — here's the list SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Since the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump began, the president and his allies have vigorously denied the notion ...
19:28, 2019-11-20

IOM suspends some Ebola screening after three aid workers killed in South Sudan United Nations migration organization body IOM said on Wednesday it had suspended some of its screening services for Ebola after three of its aid wor...
14:56, 2019-10-30

West Nile virus confirmed in Los Angeles county for first time in 2019, health officials say Two residents in Los Angeles County in California have been infected with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus, marking the county’s first confirmed ca...
15:08, 2019-08-06

South Korea confirms new cases of African swine fever South Korea has confirmed new cases of African swine fever at hog farms in cities near the capital Seoul after the country's first outbreak of the d...
01:12, 2019-09-24

Two Confirmed Tornadoes in South-Central Kentucky Friday’s night’s mesoscale convective system rolled in with heavy rain, strong wind, and hail. Along with the usual threats, came a couple of tornado...
14:16, 2019-06-23

South Korea confirms two new African swine fever cases, now 13 in all as disease spreads South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Thursday two more suspected cases of African swine fever have been confirmed as the deadly hog disease at ...
10:16, 2019-10-03

U.S. has recorded 704 cases of measles this year, a 25-year-high-health officials The United States recorded 78 new measles cases last week for a total of 704 cases so far this year, the greatest number in a quarter century, federa...
17:28, 2019-04-29

Libyan officials say Hifter’s forces fighting IS in south CAIRO (AP) — Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country’s south...
13:16, 2019-06-16

Officials: Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provinci...
08:12, 2019-05-17

Blue-green algae confirmed in south end of Lake St. George in Severn: health unit This is the first confirmed blue-green algae bloom for Lake St. George, the health unit says....
21:12, 2019-09-10

British and Irish Lions likely to play in front of record crowds in South Africa with tour schedule confirmed The British and Lions are set to play in front of record crowds against world champions South Africa in 2021, with the schedule for the tour now conf...
12:24, 2019-12-04

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in Sou...
21:44, 2019-06-14

North Korea fires short-range missiles off its coast, South Korean officials say North Korea has fired several short-range missiles into the sea off its eastern coast, according to reports from South Korea....
10:28, 2019-05-04

South Korea confirms new cases of African swine fever in North Korea border town South Korea on Wednesday confirmed two additional cases of African swine fever at pig farms in Paju, a town near its border with North Korea, the cou...
06:28, 2019-10-02

North Korea fires short-range missile from eastern city of Wonsan, say South Korean officials: reports The joint chiefs of staff said Korea and U.S. authorities are analyzing details of the missile, which was fired at around 9 a.m., Yonhap said....
03:28, 2019-05-04

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education in Africa, Sudan flash-floods, WHO on Ebola, spike in South Sudan violence, Rwanda, Uganda move to normalize relations A recap of Friday’s stories: Education under fire in Central and Western Africa; Sudan flash-floods wreak havoc; Ebola outbreak spreads, albeit with ...
21:44, 2019-08-23

Measles cases climb to 880 in US, with most new cases in New York Health officials confirmed another 41 measles cases last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, bringing the total to 880 ...
17:40, 2019-05-20

New Batman Arkham game confirmed? New DC Game confirmed by WB Montreal It looks like WB Montreal is definitely working on a game in the DC Universe - but what could it be? Is it the long-teased Court of Owls, or somethin...
11:52, 2019-07-27

UN launches ‘South-South Galaxy’ knowledge-sharing platform in Buenos Aires When countries of the Global South forged an historic technical cooperation deal among themselves 40 years ago, digital technology was a thing of the...
10:43, 2019-04-09

South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ us toward 2030 goals, UN Chief says on International Day Collaboration among countries of the global south offers a “unique pathway” that accelerates us towards the key 2030 sustainable development targets,...
19:24, 2019-09-12

South Norwood stabbing: Man in 30s fighting for life after knife attack in south east London A man in his 30s is fighting for his life in hospital after being stabbed in south east London....
01:16, 2019-08-20

Slow down south: how to do a long weekend trip to South Carolina From its laid-back historic centre to its lush green coast, Charleston is a weekend surprise, finds Cathy Adams...
11:52, 2019-07-15

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, ‘UNComplicated’ airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update A recap of Thursday’s top stories: UN Chief’s global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ towards SDGs; Guterres ...
22:32, 2019-09-12

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jacket...
08:04, 2019-05-30

South Korea Dispatch: Running Out of Children, a South Korea School Enrolls Illiterate Grandmothers As the birthrate plummets in South Korea, rural schools are emptying. To fill its classrooms, one school opened its doors to women who have for decad...
20:40, 2019-04-30

Grand Designs House of the Year: south London pocket-sized house and a modern castle home on the South Downs shortlisted for top RIBA award The first two homes to be shortlisted for RIBA House of the Year 2019 have been revealed in the opening episode of a Grand Designs special four-part ...
23:24, 2019-10-23

South Africa Meets South Asia at Peri Peri Grill House Smoke, spice and an eclectic menu are the hallmarks of this small restaurant in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn....
18:32, 2019-06-27

Ebola: What is the best vaccination strategy? An end to the Ebola epidemic is not in sight, Doctors Without Borders calls on the World Health Organization to adopt a new vaccination strategy. Wha...
17:12, 2019-09-27

Ebola vaccine: Why is a new jab so controversial? The outbreak shows no signs of abating, so why is the roll-out of a second vaccine proving contentious?...
03:44, 2019-08-04

WHO says it could use more U.S. help on the ground in Ebola fight The United States could bolster the battle against the Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo by allowing more of its experts to travel to the o...
21:36, 2019-07-26

Ebola not known to be spreading in Uganda: WHO There has been no known person-to-person spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo, th...
19:40, 2019-06-13

The Best iPhone Cases Under $50 for the 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max We've found six of the best iPhone 11 cases that will protect your phone from small drops, bumps, and nicks....
21:00, 2019-10-15

Ebola miniseries is all monkey business Julianna Margulies swore off medical dramas after her six-year run as nurse Carol Hathaway on NBC’s “ER,” renowned for its frenetic pace, dizzying ar...
00:16, 2019-05-24

Ebola is back – can it be contained? – podcast The current outbreak of the deadly virus in the DRC has been called the most complex public health emergency in history. Peter Beaumont describes his...
04:32, 2019-06-26

Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Joh...
13:12, 2019-09-21

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the vir...
16:40, 2019-06-18

Uganda confirms another Ebola case Uganda reported another case of Ebola on Thursday, a nine-year-old girl who had crossed the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, wh...
22:08, 2019-08-29

Merck gets EU panel nod for first ever Ebola vaccine A panel of the European drugs regulator on Friday recommended approving Merck & Co's vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus....
13:48, 2019-10-18

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus ou...
19:52, 2019-06-14

The Ebola virus has reached Uganda Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, a boy has died. Uganda is confident it can contain the virus using an Ebola vaccine, but experts ...
19:04, 2019-06-12

Scientists Were Hunting for the Next Ebola. Now the U.S. Has Cut Off Their Funding. Predict, a government research program, sought to identify animal viruses that might infect humans and to head off new pandemics....
11:44, 2019-10-25

Ebola outbreak 'not global emergency yet' World Health Organization says Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo will become an emergency without more support....
19:56, 2019-04-12

One year later, Ebola outbreak isn't slowing down The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been spreading there for a year, and American federal officials reported Thursday that...
23:12, 2019-08-01

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by do...
21:00, 2019-06-13

Ebola vaccine approved as second jab trialled A second Ebola vaccine is to be offered to thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
18:40, 2019-11-13

This Ebola book is more terrifying than fiction A pregnant woman, infected with Ebola, bleeds out on the table. An aide reaches her bare hands inside the woman to deliver the stillborn baby, unawar...
22:04, 2019-07-20

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda A fishmonger vomited at Mpondwe market in Uganda on July 11 before dying of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, an incident that could spread the ...
12:20, 2019-07-17

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO World Health Organization calls for more funds with 2,512 confirmed cases in Democratic Republic of the CongoThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Rep...
20:32, 2019-07-17

Nearly 600 new flu cases, two deaths in last week, CDC says Weekly CDC estimates indicate 582 new cases of influenza, with Louisiana and Puerto Rico still seeing brunt of activity, the agency reported on Frida...
18:04, 2019-11-08

CDC: U.S. measles cases climb to 1,077 Measles cases continue to pile up in the United States, as the nation has now reached 1,077 cases, which are spread through 28 states, according to t...
22:52, 2019-06-24

Why is the UK seeing a rise in measles cases? Three years after eliminating the infection, Britain has lost its 'measles-free status'. How?...
03:24, 2019-08-20

CDC: U.S. measles cases surpass 1,000 The number of measles cases in the United States surpassed 1,000 Wednesday, a milestone Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called "troubli...
00:52, 2019-06-06

No Drop in Vaping Cases, C.D.C. Says Health officials say the flu season may complicate diagnosis of the lung damage from vaping, masking symptoms....
22:24, 2019-10-11

U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between July 3 and July 11, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spre...
16:56, 2019-07-15

Measles is killing more people in the DRC than Ebola—and faster Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA...
01:44, 2019-07-16

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds o...
12:52, 2019-07-15

Amid a new outbreak, revisiting Ebola’s ravages Richard Preston’s horrifying account of the 2014 epidemic offers warnings for the current crisis....
22:28, 2019-08-02

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesma...
11:16, 2019-06-17

WHO advisers recommend changes in Ebola vaccine strategy The World Health Organization's strategic advisory group (SAGE) of vaccine experts have recommended speeding up vaccinations to tackle the Ebola outb...
19:12, 2019-05-07

Scientists say Ebola is now treatable thanks to 2 new experimental drugs Those treated with either drug within days of infection reported a 90 percent survival rate....
21:04, 2019-08-15

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Congo results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists ha...
19:16, 2019-08-12

WHO sounds alarm on Ebola due to Congo insecurity About 360 people are at potential risk of Ebola after contact with an infected person in eastern Congo yet many of them are out of reach due to clash...
17:28, 2019-11-22

Measles claims more than twice as many lives than Ebola in DR Congo Since the beginning of 2019, measles has taken more than 250,000 lives in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a top UN Children’s Fund (UNICE...
17:40, 2019-11-27

UN: Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says Congo should exceed the grim milestone of 1,000 deaths from Ebola later on Friday. Michael Ryan, WHO...
14:32, 2019-05-03

You’re Swabbing a Dead Gorilla for Ebola. Then It Gets Worse. Carrion flies inside your hood. Sweat turns your gloves into water balloons. This is tough work, but it could predict disease outbreaks....
17:12, 2019-10-14

For ‘Hot Zone,’ Margulies confronts claustrophobia and Ebola LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Julianna Margulies knew she was claustrophobic, but she didn’t realize just how much until she had to wear a sealed,...
17:28, 2019-05-20

New Ebola vaccine brings hope to DR Congo Many in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been waiting for this moment: A new vaccine to battle the Ebola outbreak is about to be released. The v...
16:00, 2019-10-13

Driver with Ebola team severely injured by mob BENI, Congo (AP) — A driver working with an Ebola response team is in critical condition after angry crowds hurled rocks at him and set his vehicle o...
19:12, 2019-06-24

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government o...
11:24, 2019-05-19

Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with new drugs KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to ...
20:00, 2019-08-14

Ebola outbreak: Canada needs to ‘step up’ and offer more help, U.K. says The United States, Britain and Germany had all donated generously, but other members of the G7 group of countries needed to do more....
22:44, 2019-07-15

Congo Ebola outbreak, one year in: What you need to know about the crisis The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now one year old and has killed more than 1,800 people....
18:24, 2019-08-01

How Misinformation Is Making It Almost Impossible to Contain the Ebola Outbreak in DRC If Florida Kayindo hadn’t contracted Ebola herself, she wouldn’t believe that it existed. The 36-year-old grins with bemusement thinking ...
20:32, 2019-06-20

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the health ministry said, the latest in a string of assault...
12:04, 2019-07-15

The Latest: Ebola deaths top 1,000 in Congo outbreak GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Congo’s Health Ministry says more than 1,000 people have d...
21:16, 2019-05-03

Health Experts Fight Ebola in Congo, and Each Other As the epidemic rages in a violent, embattled region, two important players — the World Health Organization and Doctors Without Borders — clash over ...
01:00, 2019-09-24

Ebola: Rwanda shuts DRC border after outbreak Just hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the border town of Goma, Rwanda closed its border with the DRC. Health workers have long feare...
16:24, 2019-08-01

Experimental Ebola Treatments Look Successful in Lab Studies, Says the CDC A humanitarian crisis, attacks on health workers and rampant misinformation have for months fueled an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of th...
18:40, 2019-07-10

WHO warns Ebola could spread elsewhere if attacks don’t stop DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo...
11:00, 2019-05-10

Ebola case in Congo's Goma a possible gamechanger - WHO The first case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma is a potential gamechanger in the scale of the outbreak, World Health ...
14:24, 2019-07-15

'Terrifying' Ebola epidemic out of control in DRC, say experts More than 1,600 people infected in North Kivu province since outbreak began in AugustAn Ebola epidemic in a conflict-riven region of Democratic Repub...
07:08, 2019-05-15

Congo starts using second experimental Ebola vaccine LONDON — The World Health Organization on Monday announced Congo will start using a second experimental Ebola vaccine, as efforts to stop the deadly ...
18:20, 2019-09-23

UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has opened its expert meeting to decide whether the Ebola outbreak in Congo — which spilled into ...
14:40, 2019-06-14

Congo student with Ebola still finds a way to take exams Claude Mabowa Sasi had lost his mother, a brother and a sister to Ebola. Instead of fearing death when he, too, was diagnosed with the disease, the y...
22:40, 2019-07-25

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-y...
16:36, 2019-06-13

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency Enlarge / Health workers communicate information about Ebola at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019, in ...
11:32, 2019-07-22

Deadly Ebola outbreak 'not global threat' But World Health Organization says it is an emergency in the Democratic Republic of Congo and needs more funding....
20:16, 2019-06-14

Ebola patient suspected of going to Rwanda: report A woman who died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have taken the deadly disease into Rwanda, according to a Ugandan Health Ministry ...
11:44, 2019-07-18

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from sprea...
13:44, 2019-07-18

Ebola deaths in east Congo outbreak top 2,000 The death toll from the year-long Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has topped 2,000, according to government data released on F...
08:56, 2019-08-30

Earlier Ebola Outbreaks, and How the World Overcame Them Hemorrhagic fever inspires almost mythic terror, but whether it can be beaten depends more on people than on medical advances....
00:36, 2019-07-18

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of ...
12:36, 2019-06-14

Congo Ebola outbreak 'far from contained,' U.S. aid chief says The deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is far from contained, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Gre...
18:28, 2019-04-09

Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda, says WHO A woman who died this month of Ebola may have carried the disease into Rwanda, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, a day after it declare...
13:04, 2019-07-18

The world finally has an approved vaccine against Ebola Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019, in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA...
02:04, 2019-11-13

IMF says ready to aid Congo in Ebola crisis if needed The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it had ample scope to provide financial support to Congo if it needs help dealing with an Ebola out...
18:00, 2019-07-25

Congo president says Ebola outbreak should be over this year An outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo should be eradicated by the end of 2019, Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi said on Fr...
17:24, 2019-11-15

International emergency declared over Ebola outbreak in DRC Enlarge / Health workers communicate information about Ebola at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019, in ...
23:25, 2019-07-17

Uninfected patients key to improving Ebola response Research on the logistics of responding to Ebola outbreaks has revealed that an often-overlooked, but critical, factor in resource deployment to trea...
20:24, 2019-09-16

WHO says Ebola not global emergency, despite spread to Uganda Congo's epidemic is the second worst ever, with 2,108 cases of Ebola and 1,411 deaths since last August....
05:08, 2019-06-15

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm aft...
22:45, 2019-07-17

Ebola epidemic 'should be a wake-up call for peace in DRC’ Over 2,230 people have been infected with Ebola and at least 1,510 have died over the past year. "We know how to address the crisis," says German chu...
19:28, 2019-06-26

CDC: Measles count up over 100, to 465 cases in U.S. since last week Reported cases of measles increased by nearly 100 last week, to 465 across 19 states, the Centers for Disease Control and prevention said on Monday....
21:08, 2019-04-11

CDC says vaping lung illness cases now top 2,000 A vaping-related lung disease has sickened 2,051 people and killed 39, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday....
19:24, 2019-11-07

U.S. recorded 18 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 18 new measles cases last week, taking the total for the year to 1,095 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health of...
16:56, 2019-07-01

U.S. recorded seven new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 7 new measles cases last week taking the total cases for the year to 1,250 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal healt...
16:52, 2019-10-07

U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles last week - CDC The United States recorded 14 new measles cases in the week ended July 3, taking the total number of cases to 1,109 this year, as the country faces i...
18:48, 2019-07-08

U.S. recorded eight new cases of measles last week The United States recorded eight new measles cases last week, taking the total for the year to 1,172 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health...
16:24, 2019-08-05

These Are Our Readers' Five Favorite iPhone Cases Whether you’re hanging onto your years-old iPhone, or you just picked up a new and shiny iPhone 11 or 11 Pro, any of these five reader-favorite cases...
01:56, 2019-10-04

CDC reports 71 new measles cases in a week The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday reported https://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html 71 more cases of measle...
16:40, 2019-04-22

U.S. records 12 new cases of measles as of last week The United States recorded 12 new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,215 across 30 states in the worst outbreak since...
16:28, 2019-08-26

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the ...
02:12, 2019-06-06

Vaping illnesses top 1,000, an increase of 275 cases, CDC says NBC — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified 1,080 cases of lung illnesses linked to vaping, an increase of 275 since la...
02:48, 2019-10-04

U.S. recorded 2 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded two new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,243 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal he...
18:24, 2019-09-30

U.S. recorded 75 new measles cases last week The United States recorded 75 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year so far to 839, the worst outbreak since 1994, federal ...
15:48, 2019-05-13

US measles count up to 555, with most new cases in New York U.S. measles cases have surged again, and are on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years....
20:04, 2019-04-15

U.S. records 33 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 33 new measles cases last week, taking the confirmed cases for the year to 1,077, its worst outbreak since 1992, federal h...
16:12, 2019-06-24

Measles cases in US highest since 1992, CDC says The U.S. is experiencing the highest number of measles cases since the early 1990s, federal health officials said Monday. ...
18:00, 2019-08-27

U.S. recorded 25 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 25 new measles cases last week, bringing the total number of cases in the year to 1,148 as the country recorded its worst ...
16:12, 2019-07-22

Tucson seeing surge in Hepatitis A cases PHOENIX (AP) – Health officials say Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix. The ou...
01:04, 2019-05-06

What’s actually happening to the lungs in vape cases SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (NBC News) – Toxic chemical burns may be behind the hundreds of vaping-linked illnesses spiking across the country, according...
02:00, 2019-10-03

CDC: Flu season wraps up as a few cases linger The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its last weekly influenza report Friday, and flu activity remained similarly low to last week...
20:32, 2019-05-24

U.S. records 10 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 10 new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,182, in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal he...
17:40, 2019-08-12

U.S. measles cases hit 1044 this year The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, a 2.2% increase, taking the total cases for the year to 1,044 in the worst outbreak since ...
16:24, 2019-06-17

U.S. records 19 new cases of measles as of last week The United States recorded 19 new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,234 across 31 states in the worst outbreak since ...
17:32, 2019-09-02

The best iPhone 8 cases you can buy to protect your phone Some people expect their smartphone case to deliver maximum protection, while others want a more stylish option. With the OtterBox Defender Series iP...
20:52, 2019-10-21

There have been more than 1000 cases of measles in the US this year Measles cases are rising in the US at an alarming rate. There have now been 1164 this year, which is the highest year on record since 1992...
18:24, 2019-07-30

Obesity 'causes more cases of some cancers than smoking' Some common cancers are now more likely to be caused by obesity than tobacco, a charity is warning....
03:40, 2019-07-03

Measles cases triple globally: WHO Measles cases have almost tripled year-on-year, according to new figures from the World Health Organization. Germany plans to make measles vaccinatio...
16:24, 2019-08-13

U.S. recorded 60 new measles cases last week The United States recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measle...
17:04, 2019-05-27

U.S. recorded 16 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 16 new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,164 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal hea...
16:48, 2019-07-29

U.S. records 21 new measles cases as of last week The United States recorded 21 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases for the year to 1,203 across 30 states in the worst outb...
17:48, 2019-08-19

Ebola research takes ‘big step’ towards effective treatment: WHO Two experimental Ebola treatments are significantly cutting mortality rates, according to early clinical trial results....
21:32, 2019-08-12

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbrea...
21:44, 2019-06-11

Ebola drugs 'saving lives' after clinical trials Scientists have moved a step closer to treating symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus. A clinical trial in Congo has shown encouraging survival results....
22:12, 2019-08-12

Ebola spreads across border as child, 5, becomes first case in Uganda UGANDA has confirmed its first cross-border case of Ebola since the breakout in August last year after a child fell ill with the virus....
22:00, 2019-06-11

Ebola on the run in DR Congo, ‘now we have to kill the virus’: UN health agency Efforts to eradicate the deadly Ebola epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are proving successful but “now we have to kill the ...
16:52, 2019-10-10

Clashes in Ebola-affected Congo city kill at least nine Heavy fighting between the army and local militiamen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola-stricken city of Butembo killed at least nine pe...
15:32, 2019-05-08

DR Congo: Ebola responders killed in armed attacks The attacks killed an unknown number of health workers working to combat an Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Dozens of workers hav...
11:12, 2019-11-28

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate change...
12:48, 2019-05-15

WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World...
14:16, 2019-07-19

Outbreaks of deadly Ebola virus the 'new normal', warns WHO LARGE outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus are the “new normal”, the World Health Organisation has warned....
14:40, 2019-06-07

Attacks on Ebola clinics escalate as outbreak intensifies Attacks by armed militiamen and locals -- who maintain that the virus is a scheme brought in from the outside -- on Ebola clinics have only escalated...
22:56, 2019-05-09

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the w...
19:04, 2019-07-22

Can You Make a Page-Turning Thriller Out of the Ebola Crisis? In “Crisis in the Red Zone,” Richard Preston recounts how Ebola broke out in West Africa in 2014 and what it meant for those desperate to treat the i...
23:28, 2019-08-08

Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda - WHO A fishmonger who died this week of Ebola may have carried the virus from Congo into Rwanda as well as Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as ...
13:48, 2019-07-18

Timeline: How a Congo Ebola outbreak became a global concern The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, after the virus threatened to spread to a major ...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Uganda confirms first case of Ebola, a Congolese child: WHO A first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Uganda, a nine-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving on Sunday from the Democrati...
21:16, 2019-06-11

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hu...
21:16, 2019-06-11

Congo Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda, says WHO A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as he...
17:20, 2019-07-18

DR Congo medics arrested over death of Ebola doctor Cameroonian doctor Richard Mouzoko was shot dead in one of DR Congo's worst-hit cities in April....
14:48, 2019-08-08

Ebola treatment center attacked again in eastern Congo BENI, Congo (AP) — Authorities say an Ebola treatment has come under attack again in eastern Congo. Butembo Mayor Sylvain Kanyamanda said Monday that...
15:08, 2019-05-13

WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spr...
23:16, 2019-07-18

Three dead in attacks against Ebola response centers in Congo Three health workers were killed and several injured in attacks against two Ebola response centers in eastern Congo early on Thursday, authorities an...
12:36, 2019-11-28

Gas Explosion at Russian Lab That Holds Ebola and Smallpox Samples A gas explosion has sparked a fire at a Russian bioweapons facility which stores viruses including Ebola, smallpox and Anthrax. The blast occurred on...
16:44, 2019-09-17

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations h...
20:12, 2019-07-17

W.H.O. Continues Emergency Status for Ebola Outbreak in Congo New cases are down to 15 a week from a high of 128 in April, but outbreaks are still popping up in remote and dangerous mining areas....
23:12, 2019-10-18

Opinion: Ebola in Congo — incompetence, mistrust and greed A year after the outbreak of Ebola in eastern DRC, the government and aid organizations have still not succeeded in bringing the disease under contro...
16:24, 2019-08-01

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency: statement A World Health Organization (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in...
20:48, 2019-06-14

Rwanda Closes Border With Congo Over Ebola Fears The decision came as a potential third case of Ebola was examined in the border city of Goma, a major transit hub....
12:32, 2019-08-01

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not...
08:44, 2019-05-22

Aid group says WHO is restricting access to Ebola vaccines in Congo A rigid system of eligibility set by the World Health Organization means far too few people at risk of Ebola are being vaccinated in an outbreak in D...
14:36, 2019-09-23

Rwanda closes border with DRC over deadly Ebola outbreak It follows second Ebola death in densely populated city of Goma, on Rwandan border Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo...
12:00, 2019-08-01

Ebola outbreak causes Rwanda to close border with Congo A Rwandan official says his country has closed its border with Congo because of the deadly Ebola outbreak. The state minister for foreign affairs Oli...
11:28, 2019-08-01

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could hav...
21:16, 2019-06-14

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Ugand...
22:00, 2019-06-14

2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo city of Goma KINSHASA, Congo — The man who became the second confirmed Ebola case in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma has died, officials said Wednesda...
00:24, 2019-08-01

2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma KINSHASA, Congo — The man who became the second confirmed Ebola case in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma has died, officials said Wednesda...
23:52, 2019-07-31

Second person dies of Ebola in major Congolese city A second person has died of Ebola in Goma, a city of two million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
20:08, 2019-07-31

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientif...
08:24, 2019-06-17

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo’s ...
14:28, 2019-07-16

A second Ebola case in Goma—the first prompted an international emergency Enlarge / A woman gets her temperature measured at an Ebola screening station as she enters Rwanda from the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July...
18:56, 2019-07-31

World’s first-ever Ebola vaccine gets nod from European Medicines Agency The European Medicines Agency has recommended that the world’s first Ebola vaccine be approved, after it was administered to hundreds of thousands of...
18:32, 2019-10-18

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda, two others in intensive care A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of Ebola since the virus crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo an...
10:32, 2019-06-13

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disea...
10:20, 2019-06-13

Ebola in DR Congo's Goma potential 'game-changer' A first case of Ebola arriving in Goma, Congo's eastern border hub, amounts to a potential "game-changer" warns the World Health Organization. It's c...
17:04, 2019-07-15

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker ...
23:08, 2019-07-14

Are motorcycle taxis making the Ebola crisis worse? The Congolese trading city of Butembo relies on its ‘taxi-motos’ to keep business running, but the taxi unions are resistant to helping government Eb...
07:40, 2019-07-24

The Latest: 5-year-old with Ebola dies in 1st Uganda case KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The World Health Organization says the 5-year-old boy w...
12:28, 2019-06-12

Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a patient has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the dead...
20:56, 2019-06-11

Ebola vaccine undermined by deep distrust in Congo Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb ...
20:04, 2019-07-24

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled effort...
11:28, 2019-07-15

Deployment of second Ebola vaccine would not be quick fix, experts warn The resignation of Congo's health minister in the midst of the country's worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine t...
14:48, 2019-07-25

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern",...
20:56, 2019-07-17

Deadly Ebola outbreak spreads from Congo to Uganda The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has now spread to Uganda — claiming the life of a 5-year-old boy Wednesday after the virus kille...
17:04, 2019-06-12

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an internationa...
18:28, 2019-06-12

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and gra...
20:48, 2019-06-12

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan repor...
11:44, 2019-05-30

New Ebola outbreak in DRC is 'truly frightening', says Wellcome Trust director The head of a major medical charity says the spread of Ebola in the DRC shows no signs of stopping....
22:28, 2019-06-12

The response to DRC’s Ebola crisis isn’t working. Here’s what we need to do | David Miliband A year into the outbreak, 1,500 have died – and war in the country is making things worse. But we can take positive action• David Miliband is preside...
14:16, 2019-07-15

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has kille...
01:24, 2019-05-30

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease qu...
10:12, 2019-06-13

Merck wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccine Merck & Co Inc on Monday received approval from the European Commission to market (http://bit.ly/2NZ0QMB) its Ebola vaccine, less than a month after ...
19:04, 2019-11-11

Ebola concentrated in Congo mining area, still an emergency: WHO Ebola is infecting and killing people in a gold mining area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and the "complex and dangerous" outbreak still c...
21:20, 2019-10-18

Swedish hospital tests patient for Ebola, infection "unlikely" A hospital in southern Sweden said on Tuesday it was testing a patient for Ebola who had come in with a fever after traveling in an infected area....
14:56, 2019-10-08

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Wor...
19:04, 2019-08-14

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine: government Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck va...
16:44, 2019-08-25

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak to pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths is to exceed 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike R...
19:04, 2019-05-03

Uganda says latest Ebola patient to be returned to Congo Uganda said on Friday a young girl who tested positive for Ebola after crossing the border from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would ...
08:32, 2019-08-30

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds ...
14:04, 2019-08-19

HHS to provide $23 million to Merck for Ebola vaccine production The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vac...
20:36, 2019-08-21

Ebola Deaths Top 1,000 in Congo Amid Clinic Attacks Hostility toward health workers continued to hamper efforts to contain the second-deadliest outbreak of the virus....
14:44, 2019-05-04

Sweden Ebola: Patient tested in Malmo hospital The patient was admitted with fever but doctors in Malmo say Ebola is not a likely diagnosis....
14:40, 2019-10-08

Ebola has killed 2,000 people in ongoing Congo outbreak The death toll from the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has climbed over 2,000....
16:32, 2019-08-30

Two experimental Ebola drugs are saving lives in the Congo Two experimental Ebola drugs under review in the Democratic Republic of Congo already seem to be saving the lives of many affected by the deadly viru...
19:36, 2019-08-13

Congo authorities say Ebola survivor falls ill a second time An Ebola survivor has fallen ill with the disease for a second time in eastern Congo, the Congolese health authorities said on Sunday, saying it was ...
15:20, 2019-12-08

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo KINSHASA, Congo — Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, accord...
01:16, 2019-08-17

Ebola spread concentrated in Congo, not a wider emergency: WHO An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that has killed more than 700 people and is continuing to spread does not constitute a...
21:12, 2019-04-12

Ebola outbreak claims more than 1,000 lives in eastern Congo The Ebola outbreak raging in eastern Congo has claimed more than 1,000 lives — and violence in the region is impeding official efforts to combat the ...
18:40, 2019-05-04

Congo's Ebola outbreak might be declared global emergency A top Red Cross official said Friday he's "more concerned than I have ever been" about the possible regional spread of the Ebola virus after a new sp...
18:32, 2019-04-12

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths has exceeded 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike R...
20:32, 2019-05-03

Four killed in attacks against Ebola response centers in Congo Militia fighters in eastern Congo killed four people and injured several others in attacks on two Ebola response centers on Thursday, in what the Uni...
16:36, 2019-11-28

Ebola first responders threaten strike if security not improved Health workers in one of the epicenters of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak threatened on Wednesday to go on strike as early as ...
22:16, 2019-04-24

Swedish hospital tests patient for Ebola, infection 'unlikely' A hospital in southern Sweden said on Tuesday it was testing a patient for Ebola who had come in with a fever after traveling in an infected area....
16:32, 2019-10-08

Ebola vaccine doses to be stockpiled for emergency outbreak use The global vaccine alliance GAVI said on Thursday it had agreed to fund and create a $178 million stockpile of Ebola vaccines for emergency use in ou...
14:24, 2019-12-05

Congo Ebola death toll to hit 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO Congo's Ebola epidemic is expected to continue spreading though the country's east, where it has killed 1,000 since August and sparked mistrust and f...
20:52, 2019-05-03

Mother and baby cured of Ebola with new drugs, doctors say Two Ebola patients treated with a new drug have been declared healthy and allowed to return home....
18:08, 2019-08-14

U.S. records 33 new measles cases, mostly in New York State Thirty-three new measles cases were recorded in the United States last week, most of them in New York, federal health officials said on Monday, bring...
17:44, 2019-06-24

Measles cases tripled worldwide this year: WHO Every region in the world, except the Americas, has seen more cases of measles this year compared to last year....
18:08, 2019-08-29

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollo...
06:16, 2019-06-12

Polio Cases Surge in Pakistan and Afghanistan False rumors that children are fainting or dying have led parents to turn away vaccinators, threatening the campaign to eradicate the disease....
19:08, 2019-07-15

U.S. recorded two new cases in measles outbreak last week Two new cases of measles were reported in the United States last week, in the latest sign that health authorities have yet to take control of the nat...
16:44, 2019-09-23

This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5 percent, according to a study pu...
23:04, 2019-05-23

French doctor suspected in poisoning cases A French anesthetist has been charged with 17 instances of poisoning patients, seeking to heroically bring them back from the brink of death. Frederi...
06:24, 2019-05-17

Ex-NYPD cop who testified in bribery cases gets 4 months A federal judge in Manhattan sentenced the former head of NYPD’s gun licensing division, who took part in a wide-ranging bribery scandal who ended up...
05:12, 2019-06-13

U.S. measles cases at its highest since elimination in 2000: CDC The United States has recorded 695 measles cases from 22 states as of April 24, the largest number of cases reported in the country since measles was...
02:32, 2019-04-25

Indivior says Reckitt settlement in U.S. unrelated to its cases Drugmaker Indivior Plc said on Thursday its former parent Reckitt Benckiser's $1.4 billion settlement with authorities in the United States was separ...
21:00, 2019-07-11

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York U.S. health authorities recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the latest week, mostly in New York state, bringing the nationwide total to 839 cases...
22:04, 2019-05-13

Religious superiors to get training on nun abuse cases VATICAN CITY (AP) — The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other ...
15:40, 2019-05-02

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C....
18:24, 2019-09-19

US measles cases still climbing, topping 800 for year NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say this year’s count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation̵...
17:00, 2019-05-13

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1994 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1994, the U.S. Centers for ...
01:32, 2019-05-31

The Galaxy Note 10 hasn’t been announced, but you can already buy cases for it A report claimed earlier this week that the Galaxy Note 10 series will be unveiled on August 7th in New York. The rumor makes sense, as countless oth...
01:12, 2019-06-21

U.S. recorded 15 cases of measles over the past month The United States recorded 15 measles cases over about a month as of Dec. 5, taking the total cases for the year to 1,276 in the worst outbreak since...
18:32, 2019-12-06

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1992 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1992, which was before the ...
03:08, 2019-05-31

U.S. recorded 11 cases of measles over the past month The United States recorded 11 measles cases over a month as of Nov. 7, taking the total cases for the year to 1,261 in the worst outbreak since 1992,...
19:24, 2019-11-12

HIV Cases Rising In West Virginia County HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health offic...
15:44, 2019-05-27

U.S. records no new measles cases for first week since January Health officials recorded no new cases of measles in the United States last week, marking the first week without new cases of the disease since Janua...
19:52, 2019-09-16

CDC reports first week with no new measles cases in 11 months NEW YORK — The nation’s worst measles epidemic in 27 years could be in its final stages as a week went by with no new reported cases. “To get to zero...
20:20, 2019-09-16

Measles Cases Are Still Rising in the U.S. But They’re Even Higher Globally The number of measles cases reported around the world has more than tripled since last year, according to preliminary data from the World Health Orga...
18:36, 2019-04-15

Measles Cases Continue to Rise Around the World Nearly a quarter of a million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo are thought to have been infected by measles in 2019 alone, the World Health...
11:52, 2019-11-26

Measles cases in U.S. surge nearly 20% in early April, CDC says The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11 in the country's secon...
17:44, 2019-04-15

U.S. CDC says cases of vaping-related illness are on the rise The number of Americans sickened by a severe vaping-related illness continues to increase, and the official tally will likely rise when it is updated...
19:28, 2019-09-24

Our Readers' and Editors' Favorite iPhone Cases It was a close race for first place, but Apple and Spigen separated from the pack to take the #1 and #2 spots in our reader iPhone case poll....
02:36, 2019-10-05

Two cases of rabies reported in Cochise County COCHISE COUNTY – Cochise County Sheriff’s Office has announced that two striped skunks have tested positive for rabies. The first skunk w...
04:52, 2019-09-05

What's the latest on the sex-crime cases against R. Kelly? It looks more likely R. Kelly will be tried in four separate sex-crime cases in three different states. What does that mean? A busy diary.  ...
20:40, 2019-09-03

Measles cases continue to spike around the world, WHO says WHO noted that two large epidemics in New York are over but small outbreaks elsewhere in the U.S. continue....
18:20, 2019-11-27

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases, C.D.C. Says More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C....
21:48, 2019-09-19

Anal cancer is on the rise in the US, and almost all cases are linked to HPV iStock Anal cancer is on the rise in the United States, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. After...
20:32, 2019-11-20

Journalists under threat: December's 10 most urgent cases From the disappearance of Azory Gwanda in Tanzania to the murder of Saudi Arabian Jamal Khashoggi, December brings renewed attention to unresolved ca...
14:48, 2019-12-03

Three euthanasia cases face investigation in Netherlands Inquiries confirmed following controversy over death of anorexic teenagerThree euthanasia cases involving women with psychiatric conditions and demen...
10:40, 2019-06-23

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases? New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women...
19:28, 2019-05-21

Colon cancer cases rising among adults under 50 The percentage of people under age 50 who have been diagnosed with colon cancer has rose to 12.2 percent in 2015, up from 10 percent in 2004, accordi...
16:12, 2019-07-22

WHO cites spike in global measles cases The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported a sharp rise in global measles cases compared to last year. Though the deadly illness is easily prev...
01:16, 2019-11-28

Beyond Bitcoin: Here are some of the new use cases for distributed ledger technology BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn ...
03:00, 2019-05-08

Shaken baby syndrome cases 'tip of the iceberg' Hundreds of infants die from being shaken but experts say the full scale of the problem is unknown....
08:28, 2019-10-07

'Hundreds more cases' in Shropshire maternity scandal Over 200 new families have contacted an inquiry into mother and baby deaths at an NHS hospital trust....
18:48, 2019-11-26

CDC warns about contaminated papayas after cases of Salmonella The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that more than 60 people in the Northeast have gotten sick with Salmonella after eating pap...
07:24, 2019-07-01

U.S. vaping illness cases rise to 805, with 12 deaths The number of U.S. cases of vaping-related illness has climbed dramatically over the last week....
20:32, 2019-09-26

English councils deal with more than 1m fly-tipping cases Defra figures show 8% rise over last year, with most cases involving household rubbishCouncils had to clear up more than a million incidents of fly-t...
14:52, 2019-11-07

Contaminated tap water could cause over 100,000 US cancer cases: study Contaminated tap water — containing arsenic and other chemicals — could be to blame for more than 100,000 cancer cases in the US over a l...
17:28, 2019-09-19

Slow rise in flu cases seen as season ramps up, CDC says Halloween may be over, but the scary part of flu season is just beginning. CDC officials say low flu activity so far is similar to previous seasons a...
17:08, 2019-11-01

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — ...
22:52, 2019-06-11

Panic and confusion as Rwanda closes border with DRC over Ebola outbreak Conflicting reports on border status as fourth Ebola case confirmed in GomaRwanda’s government briefly closed and then reopened part of a busy land b...
18:56, 2019-08-01

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city BENI, Congo — After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus traveling to eastern Congo’s largest city. Only upon arrival at his destin...
00:44, 2019-07-16

Ebola spreads 200 km west to remote, militia-run Congo town Congolese authorities have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled town of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where p...
11:48, 2019-08-19

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," th...
14:44, 2019-07-12

Second Ebola case detected in eastern Congo's main city A second case of Ebola was detected on Tuesday in the eastern Congolese city of Goma, a local health official said, increasing concern the virus coul...
23:40, 2019-07-30

Congo records 1,000th Ebola death in current outbreak The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, as violent attacks on treatment centres hamper eff...
20:52, 2019-05-03

The Latest: Congo starts giving Ebola vaccine to some babies BWERA, Uganda (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Health officials in eastern Congo are vaccinat...
17:48, 2019-06-13

Rwanda seals Congo border after third Ebola case in Goma Rwandan authorities closed the border with the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma on Thursday for all people other than Congolese citizens leaving Rwan...
14:16, 2019-08-01

The U.S. Helped Defeat Ebola in 2014. Now, We’re Watching a Crisis Become a Catastrophe Imagine a firefighter battling a blaze while the sprinkler system emits gasoline. This is the current state of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic R...
20:56, 2019-07-16

London hospital sends nurses to Africa on Ebola aid mission The Hampstead hospital which saved three British health workers who had contracted Ebola is sending nurses to Africa to help tackle the latest outbre...
11:00, 2019-09-06

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative ...
17:24, 2019-06-15

UN health chief warns of ‘very high’ risk of Ebola spread GENEVA (AP) — The head of the U.N. health agency says the risk that the Ebola virus will spread remains “very high.” Tedros Adhanom Ghebr...
13:36, 2019-05-20

Possible cover-up of Ebola outbreak in Tanzania prompts travel warnings Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gear as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Ugandan border t...
16:32, 2019-09-30

GSK ends development of Ebola vaccine, hands work to U.S. institute British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is giving up its work on developing three potential vaccines against the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses, despite...
15:16, 2019-08-06

World Health Organization: Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, a rare public rebuke as the ...
09:45, 2019-09-22

Half a million Ebola vaccine doses to be stockpiled for emergency use - A stockpile of 500,000 doses of Ebola vaccine for emergency use in outbreaks of the deadly fever is being established by the global vaccine allianc...
16:00, 2019-12-05

Ugandan medics facing Ebola outbreak say they lack supplies BWERA, Uganda — The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health...
23:12, 2019-06-17

Ebola has killed over 1,000 people in eastern Congo — that’s the second-deadliest outbreak This, as Ebola treatment centres have come under repeated attack, leaving government health officials to staff clinics in the hotspots of Butembo and...
01:04, 2019-05-04

Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control ...
22:08, 2019-05-03

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey gives birth to twin boys The 43-year-old gave birth in a Glasgow maternity unit this week where staff say she is doing well....
13:04, 2019-06-14

Swedish hospital sounds all clear after testing patient for Ebola Medical tests on a patient in southern Sweden for possible Ebola have detected no sign of the deadly virus, hospital authorities said on Tuesday....
20:48, 2019-10-08

World Health Organisation: Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said in a rare public rebuke as th...
12:36, 2019-09-22

Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in ...
21:08, 2019-07-15

World Health Organization says Tanzania is not sharing details on Ebola Tanzania relies heavily on tourism and an outbreak of Ebola would likely discourage visitors....
00:48, 2019-09-23

Tanzania urged to provide more information on suspected Ebola case Authorities in Tanzania have been urged by the UN to supply further information about the death of an individual from suspected Ebola Virus Disease e...
17:12, 2019-09-24

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as sc...
20:28, 2019-06-18

Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo Arlette Kavugho was discharged from an Ebola ward in eastern Congo in March, but her troubles did not end there....
09:40, 2019-10-18

UN Committee says Ebola in DR Congo still an international public health emergency The Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) officially remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, exper...
22:52, 2019-10-18

Second Ebola case in Congo's Goma infected several people: government The second case of Ebola recorded in east Congo's main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people bef...
18:28, 2019-08-02

WHO hails 'triumph' as Merck's Ebola vaccine gets EU green light The world's first Ebola vaccine was approved by European drugs regulators on Friday in a move hailed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a "tri...
15:56, 2019-10-18

Aid group: More funds needed for Ebola safe burials in Congo DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An international aid organization says it only has enough funding to continue safe burials for Ebola victims in eastern Congo f...
21:48, 2019-05-16

Congo races to contain Ebola after gold miner contaminates several in Goma Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday, after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the...
20:28, 2019-08-02

First Ebola patient in eastern Congo's main city dies The first Ebola patient in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's largest city, Goma, has died, the government said on Tuesday....
13:08, 2019-07-16

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, whe...
21:48, 2019-08-02

Alarming number of Ebola deaths in DRC a ‘rallying cry’ to scale up treatment Since the Ebola epidemic struck in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) one year ago, almost 600 of around 850 children who h...
23:12, 2019-08-30

Second Ebola case in Congo's main eastern city dies The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in eastern Congo's main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment too late and was already bleedi...
17:04, 2019-07-31

DR Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of a...
05:48, 2019-07-15

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border fr...
13:24, 2019-06-18

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening tr...
20:40, 2019-08-14

'Most complex health crisis in history': Congo struggles to contain Ebola Political, security and cultural complications – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome DRC’s deadly ou...
06:36, 2019-06-25

Uganda clears experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Dem...
11:08, 2019-06-18

U.N. Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic...
11:48, 2019-05-23

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where dea...
17:04, 2019-05-03

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an i...
20:08, 2019-07-16

Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of a...
00:48, 2019-07-15

Possible cover up of Ebola outbreak in Tanzania prompts travel warnings Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gear as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Ugandan border t...
16:12, 2019-09-30

New Ebola vaccine enters real-world DRC test phase Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have started using a second vaccine to fight Ebola. The country is struggling to contain what is now ...
20:32, 2019-11-14