On this edition for Sunday, Jan. 27, government employees prepare to head back to work while the deadlock for funding a border wall continues, and a new Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the deadliest in the…
An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is growing, the World Health Organization said Friday, having killed 436 of more than 700 infected. This region also volatile, where health workers are attacked and armed conflict is preventing emergency…
By Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press
Some Congolese trying to cross the border were forced back after resisting the efforts of Ugandan health officials screening people for Ebola, a spokeswoman for the Red Cross in Uganda said.
By Mathilde Boussion, Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press
Congo's election officials began counting ballots Sunday evening, although many polling stations stayed open into the night to make up for lengthy delays in voting.
By Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press
Thousands of men and women gathered in Beni on Sunday to cast paper ballots despite a electoral commission decision to ban an estimated 1 million people from voting in areas affected by a deadly Ebola outbreak.
By Saleh Mwanamilongo, Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press
Congo's leader is blaming a deadly Ebola virus outbreak for the last-minute decision to keep an estimated 1 million voters from the polls in Sunday's long-delayed presidential election, claiming it would be a "disaster" if someone infects hundreds of others.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
Will the U.S. get a licensed dengue vaccine? Will Sanofi pocket a coveted prize?…
Ebola has been reported in a number of locations in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, making the current outbreak the second worst in history. Getting medical care to the sick is complicated by ongoing violence. Nancy Aossey of International…
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
This Ebola outbreak is like no other since health workers have compared the region to a war zone.
By Molly Knight Raskin
In 2014, an Ebola outbreak ravaged three West African countries. Now many of the same communities are facing a new health struggle: mental illness. In rural Liberia, diseases such as depression and schizophrenia are often considered a “curse” and relegated…
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