As efforts to raise awareness around the Ebola outbreak intensifies to limit the spread of the deadly disease, the latest confirmed figures on existing cases, suspected cases and deaths have been released.
Cases, Deaths and Suspected Cases in the Ebola Outbreak
MSF, 29 May 2018
Latest figures (source: DRC Ministry of Health, as of May 28, 2018) Read more »
Govt Vows to Reduce Risk of Introducing Ebola in Country
ANGOP, 30 May 2018
Angolan Government has vowed to reduce the risk of introducing Ebola virus into the country from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Read more »
DRC - MSF Begins Ebola Vaccination Trial in Bikoro to Help Curb Outbreak
The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) started vaccinating Ebola frontline workers yesterday in… Read more »
Ebola - FAAN Intensifies Screenings After Congo Outbreak
Daily Trust, 31 May 2018
As the Ebola virus continues to spread in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has intensified the screening of international… Read more »
Dealing With the Ebola Scare
This Day, 30 May 2018
The authorities must be proactive against the deadly virus Read more »
Oxfam Launches Public Awareness Drive to Keep Ebola Under Control in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Oxfam, 28 May 2018
A 26-strong Oxfam team in Mbandaka, Équateur Province, has launched a public information drive to help people understand how best to protect themselves from coming into… Read more »
Government Rules Out Ebola Outbreak
Monitor, 28 May 2018
The Ministry of Health yesterday dismissed reports of an Ebola outbreak in the country but rather confirmed that a patient in Mubende District died of the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic… Read more »
Doctors Without Borders has stepped up the Ebola epidemic response, while neighbouring countries are taking measures to prevent the virus from crossing into their countries - the ... Read more »
Researchers at the Sokoine University of Agriculture have created AfyaData, a digital surveillance app made up of a set of open-source mobile and web digital tools developed by the ... Read more »
By the time the epidemic was brought under control in 2016, more than 11,300 people had died in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and the costs had risen to U.S.$4.3 billion. ... Read more »
Previous deadly Ebola outbreaks were confined to really remote places DR Congo and thus quickly contained. But this time, there are some cases in a major city. MSF and others are ... Read more »
The vaccine V920 isn't new. It was invented in 2003 at the Public Health Agency of Canada, and initial tests showed promise. Clinical trials didn't happen, until the worst Ebola ... Read more »
A medical officer attends to a suspected ebola patient. Dr Mathew Lukwiya (inset) died of ebola when the disease first broke out in 2000.
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