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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.

Ebola treatment area

Ebola spreading fast in the DRC

4 April 2019, 9:09 AM

Eight months after Ebola reappeared in Democratic Republic of Congo, the disease is spreading faster than ever.

Health workers carry a newly admitted confirmed Ebola patient

Congo Ebola outbreak spreading faster than ever

2 April 2019, 10:15 AM

Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak is spreading at its fastest rate yet, eight months after it was first detected, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

Flooding

WHO targeting 900 000 for cholera vaccinations in Mozambique

28 March 2019, 2:14 PM

The World Health Organization (WHO) is targeting 900 thousand people for vaccinations against cholera in Mozambique following the devastation of Cyclone Idai.

The aftermath of the Cyclone Idai is pictured in Beira, Mozambique.

Toll from cyclone-hit southern Africa surges

22 March 2019, 8:40 AM

Cyclone Idai smashed into the coast of central Mozambique last Friday, unleashing hurricane-force winds and rains that flooded the hinterland and drenched eastern Zimbabwe.

Weather

 

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