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World Jun 25Congo announces end to 2nd deadliest Ebola outbreak ever
Eastern Congo marked an official end Thursday to the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which killed 2,280 people over nearly two years.
World Apr 25Ambush near Congo’s Virunga park kills 12 rangers, 5 others
An ambush near the renowned Virunga Park in eastern Congo has killed 12 rangers who helped guard some of the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas in the wild, authorities said Friday.
World Jul 18Congo to combat Ebola by enforcing mandatory emergency health measures
Congolese soldiers and police will enforce hand-washing and fever checks now that the deadly Ebola outbreak has been declared an international health emergency.
World Jun 125-year-old Ugandan boy dies of Ebola as outbreak spreads beyond Congo
There have been three confirmed cases in Uganda for the highly contagious disease that has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.
World Apr 30Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day
Health experts are expressing growing alarm about the number of people sickened with the Ebola virus who are never reaching treatment centers, allowing the disease to spread to caregivers and countless others.
World Dec 30Congo voters barred over Ebola vote anyway, by the thousands
Thousands of men and women gathered in Beni on Sunday to cast paper ballots despite a electoral commission decision to ban an estimated 1 million people from voting in areas affected by a deadly Ebola outbreak.
World Dec 28Protests as Congo leader warns of Ebola vote ‘disaster’
Congo's leader is blaming a deadly Ebola virus outbreak for the last-minute decision to keep an estimated 1 million voters from the polls in Sunday's long-delayed presidential election, claiming it would be a "disaster" if someone infects hundreds of others.
World Dec 27Congo police fire bullets, tear gas amid protests over presidential election delay
Police in eastern Congo fired live ammunition and tear gas on Thursday to disperse more than 100 people protesting a presidential election delay, blamed on a deadly Ebola outbreak, that means more than 1 million votes will not count.
World Oct 21Congo rebels kill 15, abduct kids in Ebola outbreak region
Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said Sunday, as the violence threatened to again force the suspension of crucial virus containment efforts.
World Oct 13Battles over safe Ebola burials complicate work in Congo
The deadly virus' appearance for the first time in the far northeast has sparked fear.