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DRC races to contain Ebola after gold miner contaminates several in Goma

2 August 2019, 9:10 PM

Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the east’s main city of Goma before dying of the haemorrhagic fever, officials said.

Adhanom Ghebreyesus

DRC Ebola outbreak could go beyond country’s borders: UN

31 July 2019, 9:32 PM

The Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and its spread to the dense population centre of Goma, underscores a real risk of a spike in the disease, perhaps beyond the country’s borders.

Second death from Ebola in DR Congo city of Goma

31 July 2019, 4:49 PM

A second person has died of Ebola in the eastern Democratic Republic Congo (DRC) city of Goma, a major transport hub, the country’s point man for the epidemic told AFP on Wednesday.

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 health officials and patients

US to boost battle against Ebola virus in DRC

29 July 2019, 3:14 PM

A senior WHO official, Mike Ryan says the United States could bolster the battle against the Ebola virus in the DRC by allowing more of its experts to travel to the outbreak zone.

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