Ebola virus

 
Second Ebola vaccine introduced in the DRC
Second Ebola vaccine introduced in the DRC
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo Thursday introduced a second vaccine to fight the deadly Ebola virus in the east of the country,...
Ebola in the Congo: How a forgotten conflict became a danger to world health
Ebola in the Congo: How a forgotten conflict became a danger to world health
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s ebola epidemic as a “public health emergency of international concern”....
DRC Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary
DRC Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary
An Ebola epidemic in eastern DR Congo sharply widened Wednesday, the eve of the first anniversary of the outbreak, with one death and another...
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...

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