The World Health Organization(WHO) has evacuated 49 non-essential staff among 120 working on the Ebola epidemic from the town of Beni in the DemocraticRepublic of Congo due to the worsening security situation, aspokesman said on Tuesday.
An outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo should be eradicated by the end of 2019, says Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi.
Health authorities in eastern Congo have introduced a new Ebola vaccine produced by an American medical company, aid group MSF said on Thursday, to help combat the world’s second-worst outbreak of the virus on record.
Government has confirmed that there are no Ebola cases in the country or countries neighbouring South Africa.
US drug maker Merck & Co Inc has received approval from the European Commission to market its Ebola vaccine, less than a month after a European medicines panel backed the first-ever vaccine against the deadly virus.