• 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
  • Thu, 21 Jan 2016 17:31
    WHO confirms second new Ebola case in Sierra Leone
    GENEVA - A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in Sierra Leone, the second since west Africa last week declared an end to the epidemic, the country and the World Health Organization said Thursday.
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  • Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:32
    WHO confirms new Ebola case in Sierra Leone a day after all clear
    GENEVA - The World Health Organization on Friday confirmed a new death from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a day after West Africa celebrated halting the spread of the virus.
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  • Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:18
    WHO declares world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak over as Liberia gets all clear
    GENEVA - The World Health Organization said Thursday the two-year Ebola epidemic that has ravaged west Africa for two years was over, after the last affected country Liberia received the all-clear.
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