The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma, which has a population of about 1 million people. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the Rwandan border.
A map showing the location of the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Goma, with Rwanda on the right. The border between the two countries extends into Lake Kivu, bottom left.
Rwanda: Ebola Case Confirmed in Goma
New Times, 15 July 2019
A first case of Ebola has been confirmed in the DR Congo border town of Goma, where a cleric tested positive after he arrived in the city of one million by bus. Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: First Case of Ebola Reported in City of Goma, Near Rwanda Border
DW, 14 July 2019
The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Two Ebola Health Workers Killed
VOA, 15 July 2019
The health ministry of Democratic Republic of Congo said Monday two community health workers engaged in Ebola prevention have been killed in the eastern North Kivu province. The… Read more »
UNICEF has said that "the combined threat of Ebola and measles for the thousands of families living in overcrowded and unsanitary displacement camps is unprecedented, and there is ... Read more »
Months after an Ebola outbreak was declared in the DR Congo, it has claimed more than 1,500 lives, infected over 2000 people, and spread across the border into neighbouring Uganda, ... Read more »