One of the world’s most unstable countries was already struggling with a political crisis and nail-biting uncertainty.
A decision by a war crimes tribunal has now added to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s explosive mix. By acquitting ex-rebel and former vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba, the...
The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has cautioned against declaring victory too early in Congo’s Ebola epidemic, in spite of encouraging signs that it may be brought under control.
“The outbreak is stabilising, but still the outbreak …
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) experts said they have recorded 62 Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) during this latest outbreak, with 38 confirmations and 27 deaths.
Deputy Director-General for Emergency Preparedness and Response of WHO, Dr Peter Salama reported in...
GENEVA (Reuters) – The fight against a deadly Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is giving reason for cautious optimism, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday.
“It’s stabilizing. We’re optimistic, cautiously optimistic,” he told Reuters. He said...
The United Nations on Wednesday reported that in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, so far, 27 people have died from the Ebola Virus Disease.
Speaking to reporters in New York Wednesday (6 Jun), the United Nations spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF...
Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo said Saturday they had detected five fresh suspected cases of Ebola in the deadly outbreak afflicting the northwest of the country.
Three new cases were recorded in the Bikoro area and two in Wangata, the national health ministry said …...
Despite the continuous spread of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the possibility of the virus crossing into other Sub-Saharan Africa countries, …
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A new case of Ebola has emerged in an urban area of Democratic Republic of the Congo, a troubling development in the country's new outbreak of the contagious and often fatal virus. Until now, the outbreak had affected a rural area.
Dr. Oly Ilunga, Congo's minister of health, announced Wednesday...
The Democratic Republic of Congo reported 42 cases of the Ebola virus disease in the ongoing outbreak, Jessica Ilunga, spokeswoman for the country’s Ministry of Public Health said on Tuesday.
The DRC ministry of health publicly declared the beginning ............
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Nigeria’s airports, seaports and land borders have been placed on high alert after the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola this week.
CNN Africa’s most populous country is taking no chances and Health Minister Isaac Adewole told CNN that people traveling from the...
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The Ebola virus has reared its head again, this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
While it is impossible to predict exactly where and when the next outbreak will occur, we now know much more about how to prevent a crisis. The news …
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The head of the World Health Organisation said on Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and that an experimental vaccine to fight the disease is expected to become available in the country this week.
Doctor Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, …...
FAAN assures of preparedness Following the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Federal government has activated surveillance activities cross the country to detect and prevent any outbreak of the disease.
To this end, letters of alert have been …
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