World Aug 01

A health worker puts on Ebola protection gear before entering the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at the ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) Ebola treatment centre in Beni, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters
1-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 Jun 15

Ugandan medics now tackling Ebola say they lack supplies

While Ugandan authorities praise health workers as “heroes” and say they are prepared to contain the spread of Ebola, some workers disagree, wondering where the millions of dollars spent on preparing for the virus have gone if a hospital on…

World Apr 30

A health worker wearing Ebola protection gear, walks before entering the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at the ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) Ebola treatment centre in Beni, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, March 30, 2019. Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters
Congo 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.

The last patient tested negative for the Ebola virus in Liberia, making all three West African countries hardest hit by the outbreak to be free of the disease, the World Health Organization announced Thursday. Though the agency warned that more…

After a fresh round of Ebola cases were announced in Liberia last week, a 15-year-old boy has died of the disease, the first fatal case for the embattled country after it was twice declared Ebola-free this year, health officials said…

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