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AU calls for international actions to address Ebola outbreak in DRC

20 July 2019, 7:43 AM

The African Union (AU) on Friday called for immediate international actions to deal with the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which has lingered for almost one year with a high number of casualties.

Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda: WHO

18 July 2019, 3:20 PM

A fishmonger who died this week of Ebola may have carried the virus from the Democratic Republic of Congo into Rwanda as well as Uganda, the World Health Organisation said, as health workers struggled to track down people she could have infected.

Goma, which has a population of around one million, is the capital of North Kivu province, the epicentre of what is now the second deadliest recorded Ebola outbreak on record.

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify

18 July 2019, 9:17 AM

Despite a highly effective vaccine and a swift international response after it was declared 11 months ago, the Ebola outbreak has proved tenacious.

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda amid fears of virus spreading

17 July 2019, 3:10 PM

The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday,fueling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo, as an expert panel weighs whether to sound the alarm internationally.

Ebola patient in DR Congo city of Goma has died: governor

16 July 2019, 2:41 PM

The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma has died, the governor of North Kivu province said on Tuesday.

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