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World Aug 011-year-old daughter of Congo man who died of Ebola has virus
The 1-year-old daughter of the man who died of Ebola in Congo's major city of Goma this week has the disease, the health ministry said Thursday, while Rwanda briefly closed its border with Congo over the virus outbreak that now…
World Jul 312nd confirmed Ebola patient in major Congolese city dies
The case complicated efforts to contain a yearlong outbreak already challenged by rebel attacks and community mistrust.
World May 03Ebola deaths top 1,000 in Congo amid clinic attacks
The outbreak declared almost nine months ago already had caused the most deaths behind the 2014-2016 outbreak in West Africa's Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia that killed more than 11,000 people.
World Mar 09Ebola treatment center in Congo is attacked again; 1 dead
Armed assailants again attacked an Ebola treatment center in the heart of eastern Congo’s deadly outbreak on Saturday, with one police officer killed and health workers injured.
World Jan 20Tshisekedi declared Congo’s president, but runner-up revolts
Congo’s election crisis deepened early Sunday when the Constitutional Court confirmed the win of Felix Tshisekedi, rejecting claims of fraud, and runner-up Martin Fayulu promptly declared himself the country’s “only legitimate president.”…
World Dec 31Congo cuts off the internet in wake of presidential election plagued by problems
As votes were counted Monday in Congo's long-delayed presidential election, the internet was cut across the vast Central African country, apparently an effort by the government to prevent social media speculation about the results after a day of voting marked…
World Dec 30Vote counting begins in Congo, after polling beset by delays
Congo's election officials began counting ballots Sunday evening, although many polling stations stayed open into the night to make up for lengthy delays in voting.
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 May 17Congo reports first urban case of Ebola. Here’s what that means for the outbreak
Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 million people, a worrying shift as the deadly virus risks traveling more easily in densely populated areas.