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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, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

DRC makes new push to fight year-old Ebola epidemic

31 July 2019, 5:30 AM

So far, 1,790 people have died of the dreaded haemorrhagic virus since the first cases were recorded on August 1 last year.

Ebola victims burials

Ebola spread concentrated in Congo, not a wider emergency: WHO

14 April 2019, 9:33 AM

An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that has killed more than 700 people and is continuing to spread does not constitute an international emergency, said the World Health Organization.

Health workers carry the body of an Ebola victim for burial at a cemetery in Freetown.

Ebola death toll tops 700 in DR Congo

6 April 2019, 1:56 PM

The DRC declared its tenth outbreak of Ebola in 40 years last August in northeastern North Kivu province before it spread into the neighbouring Ituri region.

Health workers

Attackers torch Ebola treatment centre in Congo, patients evacuated

25 February 2019, 5:44 PM

Attackers set fire to an Ebola treatment centre run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo late on Sunday, forcing staff to evacuate patients, the charity said.

Aid worker

Public mistrust after Congo election raises Ebola epidemic anxiety

15 January 2019, 6:02 AM

Global health teams battling the world’s second largest Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo fear an election dispute may deepen public mistrust and allow the epidemic to run out of control.

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