• Sat, 20 Apr 2019 06:36
    Ebola worker shot dead at hospital in eastern DR Congo
    A health worker fighting an Ebola outbreak in DR Congo was shot dead Friday in an attack on a hospital in the eastern city of Butembo, the World Health Organization said.
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  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 18:59
    Ebola toll tops 700 in DR Congo
    Some 100 people have died in the Ebola epidemic in DR Congo over the past three weeks, taking the overall death toll in the latest outbreak past 700, according to health ministry data.
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  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 21:00
    WHO launches strategy to fight 'inevitable' flu pandemics
    The World Health Organization on Monday launched a strategy to protect people worldwide over the next decade against the threat of influenza, warning that new pandemics are "inevitable".
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 06:55
    Ebola death toll rises to 75 in DR Congo
    The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 75, the health ministry said Monday.
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  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:36
    Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 55
    The Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has claimed 55 lives since the start of the month, the authorities said Monday, as the government announced free treatment against the disease for the next three months.
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  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 06:42
    Ebola infects woman's husband, sons, a year after she recovered: study
    A woman who survived Ebola in July 2014 may have infected her husband and two sons more than a year later, said a study Tuesday, highlighting the need for "continued surveillance".
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  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 06:41
    WHO predicts Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could end soon
    The director general of the World Health said Sunday he believed a swift end could be put to the outbreak of Ebola in northwestern DR Congo, some 21 days which has left 27 people dead over the past month.
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  • Fri, 25 May 2018 07:00
    Catholic priest 'infected with Ebola' in DR Congo
    A Catholic priest has been quarantined after being infected with the Ebola virus in the town of Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of Congo, medical sources said Thursday.
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  • Mon, 21 May 2018 06:28
    DRCongo prepares for first Ebola vaccinations
    The Democratic Republic of Congo is preparing to launch an Ebola vaccination programme Monday in a bid to stop the latest outbreak of the dreaded fatal disease from spreading.
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  • Fri, 18 May 2018 14:56
    WHO says 'high risk' Ebola will spread in DR Congo
    An Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo has a high risk of spreading internally, the World Health Organization warned Friday ahead of a meeting on whether to declare it an event of international concern.
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  • Mon, 14 May 2018 06:44
    WHO reports new Ebola case in DR Congo, vaccine this week
    The head of the World Health Organization said Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and that an experimental vaccine to fight the disease is expected to become available in the country this week.
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  • Sun, 03 Dec 2017 15:05
    Ebola roar back with new label, new EP
    Nu metal band Ebola have been performing and recording for 20 years, but they never sounded better than at their recent mini-concert at the Hard Rock Cafe.
  • Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:18
    Ebola vaccine may be 'up to 100% effective': WHO
    PARIS - A prototype vaccine for Ebola may be "up to 100 percent effective" in protecting against the deadly virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday.
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  • Thu, 17 Mar 2016 17:24
    WHO says S. Leone Ebola flare-up over, virus no longer spreading in West Africa
    GENEVA - The latest flare-up of Ebola in Sierra Leone has ended, leaving no confirmed cases of the virus in West Africa, the UN said Thursday, hailing a "milestone" in the fight against the outbreak.
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  • Thu, 10 Mar 2016 01:00
    Asean launches tourism campaign in Berlin
    ASEAN NATIONS will introduce a regional campaign today at the world’s largest tourism trade show in Germany, while countries in Africa return to the tourism market after the Ebola crisis. Asean will officially pre-launch “2017 Visit Asean@50: Golden Cele
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