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By Benedict Moran, Jorgen Samso
Hunger is soaring across parts of Congo’s war-torn North Kivu province where the fighting between M23 rebels and government soldiers has been raging since November, according to aid workers, civilians and health workers.
By Sam Mednick, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, the average gas price in the U.S. dropped below $4 a gallon for the first time in months, the CDC removes a longstanding recommendation to quarantine after close contact with those infected with COVID, an…
The Democratic Republic of Congo is a massive country, with a land area the size of Alaska and Texas combined. It’s also home to a large part of the Congo Basin rainforest, a habitat for countless species and a crucial…
By Monica Villamizar
Recently, the FDA formally approved the first vaccine to prevent the Ebola virus. The advance comes at a crucial time, as Democratic Republic of Congo is suffering an outbreak that has lasted over a year and a half and sickened…
An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has plagued Democratic Republic of Congo for nearly a year and a half, with more than 3,000 people getting sick and 2,000 dead. Major medical advances in prevention and treatment have kept the…
In our news wrap Monday, the death toll from a weekend typhoon in eastern China has risen to 45 people. Rescue workers are still evacuating residents stranded in buildings after their streets were submerged by floodwaters. Also, in southern India,…
By Jamey Keaten, Maria Cheng, Associated Press
The World Health Organization said the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo is an "extraordinary event" of deep concern but does not yet merit being declared a global emergency.
The immigration policies of the Trump administration have dramatically changed life for young undocumented Mexicans who came to the U.S. as children. Under DACA, which President Obama implemented in 2012, they were protected from deportation. Now, many have been forced…
More than 1,100 people have died from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Despite information campaigns, new treatment facilities that reduce disease transmission and an effective new vaccine, the outbreak is spreading because of ongoing violence and residents’ deep…
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