Ebola virus

 
DRC’s Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda
DRC’s Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda
One case of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in Uganda, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday. The patient is a 5-year-old boy who has...
More than 1 000 dead in DRC Ebola epidemic
More than 1 000 dead in DRC Ebola epidemic
More than 1 000 people have now died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), authorities said, as aid workers warned that the...
DRC’s Ebola outbreak has all the makings of a humanitarian crisis
DRC’s Ebola outbreak has all the makings of a humanitarian crisis
It’s been eight months since the start of the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). By the beginning of April,...
Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo
Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry on Wednesday confirmed a case of the deadly Ebola virus in Bunia, the second-largest city in the...
MSF: Ebola response in DR Congo 'failing' to contain outbreak
MSF: Ebola response in DR Congo 'failing' to contain outbreak
Efforts to curb the Democratic Republic of Congo's worst Ebola outbreak are stumbling, medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warned on...
Sex for vaccines: Violence may mar the rollout of new experimental Ebola jab
Sex for vaccines: Violence may mar the rollout of new experimental Ebola jab
An unparalleled Ebola vaccination programme in the Democratic...
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...

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