What The World, And Trump, Needs to Do to Stop Ebola
More than 200 people have died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as fears grow that the latest outbreak is being worsened by the increasing fighting in the eastern region of the country. During the 2014 outbreak, the international health community was criticised for being slow to respond and more than 11 000 people died - will this outbreak be a repeat of that tragedy?
Congo-Kinshasa: What The World, And Trump, Needs to Do to Stop Ebola Deaths
allAfrica, 21 November 2018
More than 200 people have died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as fears grow that the latest outbreak is being worsened by the increasing fighting in the eastern… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Ministry of Health Records 13 New Ebola Cases
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, 21 November 2018
The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) recorded 13 more new cases of Ebola in its update today, but the number of suspected cases still under… Read more »
Ebola Surveillance Dashboard by DR Congo ministry of health.
Photo: World Health Organisation
Health workers practice proper donning of protective gear during the training on vaccination against Ebola.
In Beni, north-eastern DRC, MONUSCO staff unload medical supplies and logistics from an aircraft, for use in the response against the Ebola outbreak in the region. Alongside the response to the disease, the country prepares to hold parliamentary elections on 23 December.
State Department, 21 November 2018
Remarks at a UN Security Council Open Debate on Peace and Security in AfricaAmbassador Jonathan CohenU.S. Deputy Permanent Representative to the United NationsU.S. Mission to the… Read more »
WHO, 14 November 2018
The Honourable Minister for Health of South Sudan, Dr Riek Gai Kok and his entourage which included a 1976 Ebola survivor, Samaritan Purse and ICRC visited the WHO supported Ebola… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: DRC - Ebola Epidemic On the Rise
Cameroon Tribune, 12 November 2018
The outbreak has claimed more than 200 lives since it started last August. Read more »
- J. Stephen Morrison
- J. Stephen Morrison
- Publication Date:
- 1 November 2018
There is a high risk that the international response to the Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo, the first in a war zone, is falling far short of what is ... see more »
Security concerns remain a major impediment in the control of the Ebola outbreak, with people living in Ugandan districts bordering the DR Congo at high risk as well as the safety ... Read more »
The current epidemic, the country's tenth, is on track to surpass the previous largest outbreak in 1976, that led to 280 deaths Read more »
The latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has killed over 209 people, World Health Organization emergency response chief Peter ... Read more »