Ebola is far from new in Congo, but each appearance is still considered a crisis — one that needs to be quickly contained.
An outbreak in southern India demonstrates unique features of a mysterious virus.
Food inspectors still don’t know the source of the dangerous bacteria that sent dozens of people to hospital and made more than 200 people sick in two separate incidents of contaminated romaine lettuce.
Conditions to declare the Ebola outbreak in Congo a public health emergency haven’t been met, WHO says.
Congo has a confirmed Ebola case in the city of Mbandaka, which has a population of about 1 million.
The first batch of 4,000 experimental Ebola vaccines arrives in Congo’s capital.
‘All is ready now to really use [the vaccine],’ WHO Director-General says in praising Congo’s response to the outbreak that’s killed 19 people.
The UK has been warned to watch out for measles symptoms, after some European countries are in the midst of a large outbreak. There have been 440 confirmed cases of measles in England between January 1 and May 9, Public Health England (PHE) warned. More than 1,000 measles cases have been investigated across Britain since […]
MEASLES symptoms include a rash, sneezing, watery eyes, and a runny, blocked nose. These are other warning signs to look out for of the virus, after Public Health England issued a UK-wide infection warning.
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.