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…
By Monica Villamizar
The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus, a significant cause for concern during a regional outbreak that has been declared a rare global…
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
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,…
It’s been one year since the Ebola epidemic outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. So far, more than 2,400 cases have been detected and over 1,700 people have died from Ebola. Richard Preston’s new book “Crisis in the Red…
By PBS NewsHour
By Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press
The case complicated efforts to contain a yearlong outbreak already challenged by rebel attacks and community mistrust.
By Sam Mednick, Associated Press
With the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo now an international emergency , neighboring South Sudan and its war-weakened health system is a major concern, especially after one case was confirmed near its border. Health experts say there is an urgent…
By Krista Larson, Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press
Congolese soldiers and police will enforce hand-washing and fever checks now that the deadly Ebola outbreak has been declared an international health emergency.
By Associated Press
More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.
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.
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