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.
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump hosted Polish President Andrzej Duda and announced plans to send 1,000 more U.S. troops to the former Soviet bloc state as part of a growing alliance. That’s on top of 4,500 Americans already…
By Rodney Muhumuza, Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press
There have been three confirmed cases in Uganda for the highly contagious disease that has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.
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 Krista Larson, Associated Press
The World Health Organization warned it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo if violent attacks on health teams continue.
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