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In Congo city where Ebola resides, fear but not panic

20 May 2018, 12:25 PM

In the city of Mbandaka in northwest Congo, Mbombo Roge does not shake hands with friends anymore: Ebola changed all that.

Congo warns of “new phase” in Ebola outbreak after first urban case

17 May 2018, 6:18 AM

Congo’s Ebola outbreak has entered “a new phase” after a case of the deadly virus was detected for the first time in the northwest city of Mbandaka, with a population of about 1 million people, the health ministe rsaid late on Wednesday.

WHO hopes to use Ebola vaccine to stem outbreak in remote area of Congo

13 May 2018, 8:30 AM

The World Health Organization said on Friday it hopes to deploy an experimental Ebola vaccine to tackle an outbreak in a remote area of Congo to prevent it spreading, particularly to the provincial capital of 1 million people.

Cholera vaccination campaign starts in Yemen – WHO

7 May 2018, 2:21 PM

The first vaccine campaign against cholera in Yemen has started, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, a year and a half after an epidemic was triggered by war and a health and sanitation crisis. There have since been more than one million suspected cases of cholera in Yemen, and 2,275 recorded deaths, the […]

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russia

12 April 2018, 7:38 AM

US President Donald Trump comments raised the prospect of direct conflict over Syria for the first time between the US and Russia.

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