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Congo Records Second Ebola Death In Days – WHO

Democratic Republic of Congo recorded a second Ebola death in days following more than seven weeks without a new case, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Sunday.Congo had been due, on Sunday, to mark an end to the second-deadliest

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Scientists Find Cure For Ebola, Test Drugs In DR Congo

Scientists working on curing Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo have hit a major breakthrough as two out of four drugs being tested have been found to significantly reduce the death rate. According to the World Health Organisation and

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Second Ebola Death Confirmed In DR Congo

A second person has died of Ebola on the Democratic Republic of Congo’s border with Rwanda, raising fears the deadly illness could spread. The artisanal miner died on Wednesday morning in the city of Goma, home to two million people,

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WHO Confirms Outbreak Of Ebola in Congo, Calls For Int’l Emergency

The World Health Organization has declared Ebola in Congo as a case of a public health emergency of international concern. The declaration was disclosed by Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of WHO at a press conference today. Tedros stated

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Congo Records 13 New Cases Of Ebola

Thirteen new cases of Ebola were confirmed on Wednesday in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo – one of the highest daily counts since the start of the outbreak in July, the health ministry said. “It’s pretty exceptional,” health ministry spokeswoman

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Google Celebrates Stella Adadevoh’s 62nd Posthumous Birthday

Google is celebrating late Nigerian doctor, Stella Adadevoh’s 62nd posthumous birthday with one of their doodles for her heroic performance during the Ebola out break in Nigeria. Doodles are changes made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and

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Congolese Doctor Infected With Ebola — WHO

doctor in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is hospitalised with Ebola, and 97 of his contacts have been identified in an area almost entirely surrounded by armed militia, the World Health Organisation said on Friday. “It is the first time

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DR Congo Welcomes New Experimental Ebola Treatments

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have approved the use of four experimental Ebola treatments in two provinces, where 75 people have tested positive for the illness and 32 people have died. Ten patients have already received doses of

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WHO: ‘Unsafe Burial’ Of Woman Triggered Ebola Outbreak In DR Congo

The death and unsafe burial of a 65-year-old woman in Mangina in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was the critical event that set alarm bells ringing in the latest Ebola outbreak in late July, the World Health Organisation (WHO)

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Ebola Outbreak: Not Yet An International Emergency – WHO

The World Health Organization has decided not to declare a “public health emergency of international concern” following the most recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). The decision was made after an emergency meeting was held

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