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Vaccines alone won’t beat Ebola
Vaccines alone won’t beat Ebola
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kivu region began officially on August1 last year, when authorities confirmed that four...
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...
The battle to bring antivenoms to Africa
The battle to bring antivenoms to Africa
Snake antivenoms have been around for 125 years, are effective and can be produced cheaply at scale. Yet Africa, with its abundance of deadly...
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...
WHO braces for six more months of Ebola in DRC
WHO braces for six more months of Ebola in DRC
The latest outbreak of the deadly virus in north eastern DRC has killed over 209 people, World Health Organisation emergency response chief Peter...
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...
DRC Ebola outbreak on 'epidemiological knife edge' — WHO
DRC Ebola outbreak on 'epidemiological knife edge' — WHO
An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has a clear "potential to expand", the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Wednesday,...
Manning up to the epidemic
Manning up to the epidemic
The Philandoda clinic run by medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is tucked away in a discreet corner of Eshowe’s busy...
Global north can’t keep driving the health agenda, says Doctors Without Borders
Global north can’t keep driving the health agenda, says Doctors Without Borders
Earlier this month, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) held its International General Assembly (IGA) in Johannesburg. This was the first time the...
'This is not an adventure, it’s real life' — from refugee to fieldworker
'This is not an adventure, it’s real life' — from refugee to fieldworker
“I want to change the world,” Talia Zongia says matter-of-factly about her decision to join Doctors Without Borders (MSF). There’s a...
MSF assists in Mediterranean Sea rescues involving 3 000 people in a single day
MSF assists in Mediterranean Sea rescues involving 3 000 people in a single day
It was an unusually busy day for the search and rescue of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) aboard the Dignity 1 on the Mediterranean Sea when they...
A huge mobilisation in DRC aims to vaccinate millions against yellow fever
A huge mobilisation in DRC aims to vaccinate millions against yellow fever
The world’s largest yellow fever vaccination effort has come to the urban sprawl that is the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa,...

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