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The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Last Ebola Patient Discharged

“The last Ebola patient in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was discharged today from a treatment centre in…

WHO Warns It is Running Out of Money to Tackle Ebola Epidemic in DRC

“The World Health Organization is urgently appealing for $40 million to salvage its operation to bring the Ebola epidemic to…

The lessons of West Africa’s Ebola’s crisis will save the continent from the worst of coronavirus

This article suggests that the lessons learned in the course of the Ebola outbreak that hit Liberia, Guinea and Sierra…

AfDB gives Uganda $1m for Ebola response programme

“The African Development Bank (AfDB) has released a $1 million to help Uganda in its efforts to prevent transmission of…

Outbreaks and emergencies

The overall health situation has deteriorated: last week there were 53 outbreaks, the total now stands at 55. Cholera is…

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…

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