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Scientists discover new strain of HIV in DRC

10 November 2019, 12:25 PM

Scientists have discovered a new strain of HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The discovery of the new strain has been reported in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.

Congolese forces kill 25 rebels in eastern offensive

9 November 2019, 7:50 PM

Congolese forces said on Saturday they had killed 25 Islamist rebels since launching an offensive against them late last month in an eastern region also struggling with an Ebola outbreak.

A health worker wearing Ebola protection gear enters the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at the ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) Ebola treatment centre in Beni.

WHO, DRC eye tighter rules for Ebola care over immunity concerns

31 October 2019, 10:27 AM

Congo’s Ebola outbreak has infected over 3,000 people and killed more than 2,000 since August last year. It is the second-worst outbreak after one in West Africa between 2013 and 2016.

A health worker injects a man with Ebola vaccine in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Ebola concentrated in DRC mining area: WHO

19 October 2019, 8:11 AM

The Ebola virus has infected 3,227 people and killed 2,154 of them since the outbreak was declared in August 2018 and went on to became the world’s second worst outbreak.

Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern DRC

18 October 2019, 6:46 PM

Arlette Kavugho was discharged from an Ebola ward in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in March, but her troubles did not end there.

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