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    World 50 feared dead in Congo gold mine accident – Vanguard News
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    World Ebola returns as WHO confirms three new cases – Daily Post Nigeria News
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    World Ebola Death Toll Crosses 2,000 DR Congo Ahead Of UN chief’s Visit – Channels Television

    The Ebola outbreak in DR Congo showed no signs of easing Friday on the eve of the UN chief’s visit to the country, with the death toll from the highly contagious virus crossing 2,000 and a new … Read more via Channels Television – Get more World News
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    World Ebola Bond Pays Investors Millions While Congo Battles Outbreak – Bloomberg

    A new way of financing the fight against global diseases lured investors with annual returns of more than 11%. The deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa is highlighting shortcomings of so-called pandemic bonds in halting contagions.... Read more via Bloomberg – Get more...
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    General Health Ebola Is Now Curable. Here’s How the New Treatments Work – Wired

    Amidst unrelenting chaos and violence, scientists and doctors in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been running a clinical trial of new drugs to try to combat a year-long Ebola outbreak. On Monday, the trial’s co-sponsors at the World Health Organization and the National Institutes of...
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    World Congo will soon be Africa’s 3rd largest oil producer – P.M. News

    An oil discovery in Republic of Congo could produce nearly 1 million barrels of oil per day, which will bring the country in league with other major African crude oil producers such as Nigeria and Angola.... Read more via P.M. News – Get more World News
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    World Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’ in breakthrough trial – BBC News

    An outbreak of Ebola has killed more than 1,800 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola may soon be a “preventable and treatable” disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said.... Read more via BBC News – Health –...
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    World A Cure for Ebola? Two New Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo – NYT – Health

    Two experimental treatments to treat Ebola infection work so well that they will now be offered to all patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists announced Monday. The antibody-based treatments are so powerful — “Now we can say that 90 percent can come out of treatment … Read...
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    World Rwanda Shuts Border With DR Congo Amid Ebola Crisis – Leadership Newspaper

    A year after the start of a deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a third case has been confirmed, yesterday, in the major border city of Goma, just as neighbouring Rwanda announced the closure of the border between the two countries. DRC authorities, … Read...
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    Metro DR Congo Health Minister resigns over Ebola – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    DR Congo’s Health Minister, Oly Ilunga Kalenga has resigned after the responsibility for managing the country’s Ebola outbreak was taken away from him by President Felix Tshisekedi. Kalenga’s resignation letter was shared on Twitter in protest to the decision to remove the Ebola response...
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    World DR Congo Ebola outbreak declared global health emergency – BBC News – Health

    The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern". The move may encourage wealthy donor countries to provide more cash.... Read more via BBC News – Health – Get more...
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    World Why is it hard to stop Ebola spreading? – World Economic Forum

    Ebola has claimed around 1400 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo while there are reports that two people have lost their lives in western Uganda. The Conversation Africa’s Ozayr Patel asked Janusz Paweska about how the disease has spread and what can be done. How is … Read more via...
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    World Ebola outbreak: More than 2,000 cases reported in DR Congo – Daily Nation

    More than 2,000 cases of Ebola have been recorded in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the last 10 months, officials have said. Two thirds of the cases have been fatal, the health ministry added.... Read more via Daily Nation | Home – Get more World News
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    World Ebola deaths pass 1,000 in DRC – BBC News

    The death toll from the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed 1,000, the health ministry says. DRC’s Ebola outbreak began in August and … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World Ebola Kills 26 People In A Single Day In DR Congo – Naijaloaded

    Twenty-six people died of Ebola in a single day in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province, the highest daily toll since its outbreak nearly nine months ago, the health ministry said Tuesday. The current outbreak is the second deadliest … Read more via Naijaloaded –...
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    World The Doctor Killed In Friday’s Ebola Attack Was Dedicated … But Also Afraid –

    Dr. Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung of Cameroon, who was killed on Friday in the attack on an Ebola response command center in Democratic Republic of the Congo. DRC Ministry of Health & WHO hide caption toggle caption DRC Ministry of Health & WHO Dr. Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung arrived …...
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    World Ebola Death Toll In DRC Passes 750: WHO – Channels Television

    The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 750 people, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday, ahead of a key review on the severity of the epidemic. WHO’s latest toll for the outbreak declared in eastern DRC last August came … Read more via...
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    World Felix Tshisekedi sworn in as Congo president – Premium Times Nigeria

    Felix Tshisekedi was on Thursday sworn in as Congo’s new president, marking the first ... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get more World News
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    World 7 things you need to know about DR Congo’s new president, Felix Tshisekedi – Pulse Nigeria

    Felix Tshisekedi is the new president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, succeeding ... Read more via Pulse Nigeria – Get more World News