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Ebola in DRC: some numbers

“So far, 440 people have been infected with the virus, 255 of whom have died. ” https://allafrica.com/stories/201812040268.html You may also be…

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola Epidemic Spreads Further Into Urban Communities and Isolated Areas

“The Ebola epidemic continues to spread through the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s North Kivu province. The newest areas to…

Congo-Kinshasa: Kinshasa Is Drowning in Waste

“Every day almost 9,000 tons of garbage accumulate in Kinshasa.” https://allafrica.com/stories/201812040100.html You may also be interested in: Peacekeepers killed in…

Outbreaks and emergencies

In the week ending on November 30, the number of countries affected by cholera is decreasing, while the number of…

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola Outbreak in DRC is Second Worst in History

“the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reached 426 cases, surpassing the number of cases in…

‘Possible terrorist threat’ closes US embassy in DR Congo for fourth day

“The US embassy in Kinshasa will on Thursday be closed to the public for a fourth day following “credible and…

Gunfire, threats and curfews slow Congo’s fight against Ebola

“When medics tried to reach Ebola patients in a village in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo during a recent surge…

Outbreaks and emergencies

This is the situation in Week 47 and how it compares with previous weeks     Week 43 Week 44…

Congo-Kinshasa: Staying the Course At the Crossroads of Ebola and Conflict

“Responders to the current Ebola epidemic in North Kivu are dealing with an unprecedented scenario. This is the first time…

Cholera in Africa: decreasing, moving

Last week cholera was monitored in 9 countries:Cameroon, DRC, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania. Zimbabwe. This week cholera is…

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