Ebola virus

 
Why money earmarked to fight Ebola may have financed one man's love life.
Why money earmarked to fight Ebola may have financed one man's love life.
Claims that a senior employee at the World Health Organization...
Why there’s a case for giving foreign aid to authoritarian regimes
Why there’s a case for giving foreign aid to authoritarian regimes
Should democracies give foreign aid to countries that are not democracies? 
The DRC’s blood-soaked history
The DRC’s blood-soaked history
On June 30 1960, the Belgian Congo becomes independent. Power is shared between Joseph Kasa-Vubu, the president, and his prime minister, Patrice...
Mashaba, SAHRC reach settlement on Ebola tweets
Mashaba, SAHRC reach settlement on Ebola tweets
City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has reached a settlement with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) regarding a tweet he...
​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs
​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs
The University of the Free State (UFS) is proud of its research leaders. As of 2018 the UFS has 156 NRF-rated researchers and five Sarchi Research...
DRC Ebola response hampered by conflict
DRC Ebola response hampered by conflict
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is struggling to contain a new outbreak of the Ebola virus in its eastern region — just weeks...
Ebola vaccine put to the test in DRC
Ebola vaccine put to the test in DRC
The first case of Ebola ever recorded, in 1976, was near the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which flows into the Congo...
World Health Organisation worried as Ebola emerges in urban area
World Health Organisation worried as Ebola emerges in urban area
The World Health Organisation (WHO) released a
WHO to administer experimental Ebola vaccines in the Congo
WHO to administer experimental Ebola vaccines in the Congo
On Sunday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that it will be administering experimental vaccines to help combat the spread of the Ebola...
Ebola’s back – but don’t panic just yet
Ebola’s back – but don’t panic just yet
In early May, the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) was celebrating. Margaret Chan was in Guinea, the epicentre of the devastating...
White House: $589m from Ebola to go to fight Zika virus
White House: $589m from Ebola to go to fight Zika virus
Most of the $589-million (about R8.9-billion) would be devoted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for research on the virus and...

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