Congo confirms 14 new cases of Ebola virus, highest one-day increase since outbreak declared in August.
Citing the possibility of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, US president Donald Trump has deployed 80 troops with “appropriate equipment” and aircraft to the nearby Gabon, he informed Congress in a letter. The first members of this US contingent arrived in Libreville, Gabon on January 2, Trump said in a letter sent […]
A nurse practitioner from B.C.’s Interior is lending her expertise to help contain the Ebola outbreak in the Congo.
Congolese candidates in an already fraught and deadly election landscape are dealing with the challenges of an Ebola outbreak, the second deadliest in its history.
Congo’s health ministry calls baby Benedicte the youngest survivor in what is now the world’s second-deadliest Ebola outbreak.
The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight.
More than 200 people have died and the outbreak is expected to continue into 2019 as health workers deal with insecurity from armed groups and spread of the virus in unregulated “tradi-modern” health centres.
The World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak is not yet a global emergency but has called for an “intensified” response.
The Congolese health ministry on has reported a further five confirmed cases of Ebola in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, blaming the higher-than-normal daily increase on community resistance to disease response efforts.
Their first meeting was a cordial affair. Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza (an Italian representing the French Third Republic) met Henry Morton Stanley (a Welsh-born American exploring on behalf of Belgium’s King Leopold II) at Stanley’s well-appointed camp in the present-day Democratic Republic of Congo in 1880. Despite the language barrier, the two shared a sumptuous […]