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Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

6 August 2018, 9:27 AM

Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin on Wednesday, a senior official at the health ministry said on Sunday.

Spanish researchers develop five-strain Ebola vaccine

17 July 2018, 6:25 AM

Spanish researchers are working on a vaccine against all five strains of the killer Ebola virus in what would be a world first.

Congo completes surveillance of Ebola contacts, no new cases

29 June 2018, 10:23 AM

Democratic Republic of Congo moved closer to declaring its Ebola outbreak over when the health ministry said it had completed surveillance of the last people who came into contact with patients and had not found any new cases.

Medical workers in Congo city finish vaccinating contacts of Ebola patients

6 June 2018, 11:51 AM

Medical workers in Democratic Republic of Congo have given all the immediate contacts of Ebola patients in the city of Mbandaka an experimental vaccine as they try to thwart a disease that has killed around 25 people, the health ministry said.

Superstition stopping Ebola victims from seeking medical care

23 May 2018, 6:34 AM

Health workers fighting Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo have run into an invisible but powerful hurdle, a belief system that deems the disease to be a curse or the result of evil spirits.



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