Health officials say they are working hard to get out accurate information about the deadly hemorrhagic fever but are facing significant mistrust.
Congo’s Ministry of Health says the number of confirmed Ebola cases has reached 30, including eight deaths.
Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo River port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of mission in the city for the medical charity Doctors Without Borders says.
Congo’s health minister says three new cases of the often lethal Ebola virus have been confirmed in a city of more than 1 million people.
Conditions to declare the Ebola outbreak in Congo a public health emergency haven’t been met, WHO says.
The first batch of 4,000 experimental Ebola vaccines arrives in Congo’s capital.
Cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in an area of Congo facing an Ebola epidemic as long ago as December, and the first deaths were reported in January, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, as four new suspected cases surfaced.
2 British tourists and their driver have been abducted in a national park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wikimedia Commons Two British tourists and a driver were kidnapped in Virunga National Park. A park ranger was also allegedly killed. KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A Congo park spokesman says one guard has been killed and two British tourists and their driver have been abducted in Virunga National Park. Joel Wengamulay, spokesman for the Congolese […]
It is ‘going to be tough and it’s going to be costly to stamp out this outbreak,’ WHO official says.
Congo’s health ministry has confirmed two cases of Ebola in the country’s northwest.