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Ebola cases rise in new DR Congo outbreak

Mbandaka (DR Congo) - The Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo's northwest is growing, according to health officials, sounding the alarm weeks after the...

DR Congo declares new Ebola outbreak

Democratic Republic of Congo declared a new Ebola epidemic on Monday in the western city of Mbandaka, more than 1,000 km (620 miles) away...

In DR Congo, a pioneering doctor fights Ebola and coronavirus

Kinshasa - Few generals would choose to fight a war on two fronts, against a foe that is nearly invisible and at times seems...

DR Congo Ebola death toll 2,231 to date — monitoring agency

Beni (DR Congo) - A total of 2,231 people have died out of 3,373 declared cases of Ebola in the current epidemic in the...

WHO prequalifies first Ebola vaccine

Geneva - The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said it had prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, hailing a "critical step"...

DR Congo Ebola epidemic spreads as second Goma patient dies, third...

An Ebola epidemic in eastern DR Congo sharply widened Wednesday, the eve of the first anniversary of the outbreak, with one death and another...

Second Ebola case detected in DR Congo’s Goma

Goma (DR Congo) - A new case of Ebola has been registered in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma, a key transport hub,...

WHO applauds Rwanda’s Ebola preparedness efforts

GENEVA, Switzerland -- WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today commended Rwanda on its ongoing Ebola preparedness efforts and confirmed that no cases of...

DR Congo health minister resigns after replaced as Ebola spearhead

Kinshasa - DR Congo's health minister resigned Monday, citing his removal as the head of his country's Ebola response and concerns over a proposed...

DR Congo Ebola outbreak an emergency of global concern: WHO

Kinshasa - The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international...

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