The case complicated efforts to contain a yearlong outbreak already challenged by rebel attacks and community mistrust.
By Saleh Mwanamilongo, 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 Krista Larson, 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.
By Rodney Muhumuza, Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, 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.
By Krista Larson, Associated Press
By Associated Press
The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under 5 should get: not very much, and none at all for those under 1.
“These low global rates of early initiation of breastfeeding are evidence of a massive missed opportunity worldwide,” the report said.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
Transmission of the deadly virus appears to have stopped — though it is not yet time to pull back on the response operation.
By Jamey Keaten, Maria Cheng, Associated Press
The move disappointed many public health experts but was enthusiastically welcomed by the International Food and Beverage Alliance — a group that represents companies including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo. and Unilever.
The spread of Ebola in West Africa in 2014-2016 was the worst outbreak since the disease's discovery. Here's how international health agencies are responding this time.
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