The World Health Organization has said that more than 100 armed groups are operating in North Kivu, delaying Ebola treatment to those in need. The situation is causing the current outbreak to be more dangerous than the historic 2014-2015 epidemic in West Africa.
Ebola Outbreak Potentially More Dangerous Than West African Epidemic
VOA, 15 August 2018
World Health Organization chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the raging conflict in North Kivu makes the Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo more dangerous than the historic… Read more »
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
WHO Calls for Secure Access in Responding to Ebola Outbreak
WHO, 12 August 2018
WHO's global and African regional leadership saw first-hand the complexities of implementing the Ebola response in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in visits… Read more »
Secure Access Needed in Conflict Zone to Tackle Ebola - WHO
UN News, 12 August 2018
After seeing first-hand the complexities of the Ebola response in the conflict-affected region of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the Head of the World… Read more »
One week after the announcement of a second outbreak of Ebola this year in the country, government has announced the launch of Ebola vaccinations for high-risk populations in North ... Read more »
Ugandan authorities have asked health workers to intensify their surveillance against the deadly disease following twenty deaths in the area of North Kivu with 25 suspected cases ... Read more »
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