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New Ebola drugs show up to 90% chance of survival

14 August 2019, 5:39 AM

  There’s new hope in the battle to halt a deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Ebola victims burial

Ebola death toll tops 700 in DR Congo

8 April 2019, 7:10 AM

Some 100 people have died in the Ebola epidemic in DR Congo over the past three weeks, taking the overall death toll in the latest outbreak past 700, according to health ministry data.

Ebola treatment centre

Ebola treatment centre in Congo reopens after attack

31 March 2019, 9:02 AM

An Ebola treatment centre located at the epicentre of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was attacked last month, the country’s health ministry said on Saturday.

Congolese soldiers fire in air to disperse election protesters

27 December 2018, 3:44 PM

Security forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fired live rounds and teargas on Thursday to disperse demonstrators who burned tires and attacked Ebola centres.

Seven peacekeepers killed in clashes near Ebola-hit part of east Congo

16 November 2018, 5:49 AM

At least seven U.N.peacekeepers were killed in clashes with militias in an area that is at the centre of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s worst Ebola epidemic, United Nations and diplomatic sources said on Thursday. “Our peacekeeping colleagues tell us that six peacekeepers from Malawi and one from Tanzania, who are part of the U.N.peacekeeping […]



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