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Plague in DRC

As if Cholera, Measles, Polio and Ebola were not enough, the Democratic Republic of Congo has experienced this year an…

Ebola in DRC

So far there have been 3320 cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ebola has killed so far…

Mixed Messages On Sexual Transmission and Breastfeeding May Help Ebola Spread

“Risks associated with sexual transmission or breastfeeding are not part of the general prevention messaging in the Ebola response. A large…

DRC – Ebola Response Workers Killed in Armed Attacks

“Ebola response workers were killed in attacks carried out by armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World…

Spike in Violence in DRC Threatens Progress Made in Ebola Fight

“The World Health Organization warns escalating violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu and Ituri provinces is threatening…

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…

Outbreaks and emergencies

In addition to Ebola and Plague in DRC or Malaria in Burundi, these are the major outbreaks in the continent:…

Ebola’s death toll

The number of victims has risen to 2195.  The number is still growing but not as rapidly as before. https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/item/334140/OEW46-18112019.pdf…

Security Stymies Effort to End Ebola in Congo

“The World Health Organization says that dangers posed by armed groups in two eastern Democratic Republic of Congo provinces are…

Ebola’s death toll

Ebola’s death toll in the Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 2193 https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/329898/OEW45-0410112019.pdf You may also be interested in:…

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