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
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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…
By Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Cara Anna, Associated Press
Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said Sunday, as the violence threatened to again force the suspension of crucial virus containment efforts.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, October 20, health officials try new methods to contain the Ebola outbreak in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo. Also, millions vote in Afghanistan’s long-delayed parliamentary election amid Taliban violence. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from…
By Benedict Moran, Jorgen Samso
Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are working to end the latest Ebola outbreak that began in early August. The new cluster of cases has emerged in an area with active fighting between the government and more…
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