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
There have been three confirmed cases in Uganda for the highly contagious disease that has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.
By Rodney Muhumuza, Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press
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…
By Mathilde Boussion, Associated Press
The election in Congo, which is also facing a deadly Ebola virus outbreak, was long-delayed and marred by irregularities.
By Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press
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.
By Dina Fine Maron, Scientific American
A single genetic alteration may have increased Ebola virus transmissibility and boosted its killing power during the West Africa outbreak.
By Andrew Mach
Following 42 days with no new cases, thousands of residents gathered in Sierra Leone on Saturday, as the U.N. World Health Organization declared an end to the outbreak that killed 3,589 people and more than 221 health workers since it…
By Larisa Epatko
A vaccine against the Ebola virus – the first of its kind in the disease’s 40-year recorded history – shows promise in trials in Guinea, according to a report released Friday in the medical journal Lancet.
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