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Patients Enrolled in Clinical Trial of Potential Ebola Treatments

“Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in collaboration with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Ministry of Health, has started enrolling patients…

Ebola Vaccine Is Key in Ongoing Efforts to Contain the DRC Outbreak

“The World Health Organisation recently announced that an experimental vaccine that has been rolled out in the affected area of…

Congo-Kinshasa: 500 Killed in Ebola Epidemic

Ebola has killed more than 500 people, but “a vaccination programme protected 76,425 people and prevented “thousands” of deaths” https://allafrica.com/stories/201902120568.html…

Ebola should be declared as an international health threat

“An international group of public health and legal experts say the time has come for the World Health Organization to…

Kenya will train DRC’s civil servants

“Kenya will partner with DRC in capacity building by offering training opportunities to Congolese public servants in Kenya’s training institutions…

Wealth and poverty in DRC

“DRC is the richest country in the world in terms of its natural wealth. But the overwhelming majority of the…

Ebola’s death toll

A few days ago we reported that Ebola had so fra killed 416 people in DRC. Media have meanwhile reported…

Ebola Survivors Turn Disease Fighters As Congo Outbreak Rages On

“Dozens of Congolese Ebola survivors are dispelling rumours and caring for patients and lone children in the world’s second deadliest…

Congo-Kinshasa: Congo – Felix Tshisekedi Sworn in As President

“Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was sworn in as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, replacing longtime President…

Congo-Kinshasa: Realpolitik Wins Elections in the DR Congo

“Doubts persist on Felix Tshisekedi victory at the polls. But the national and international consensus seems to be that stability…

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