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Four dead, five injured in attacks on Ebola responders in Congo

Four dead, five injured in attacks on Ebola responders in Congo

Four members of Ebola response teams in eastern Congo have been killed in two attacks that the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) predicted ...

Ebola vaccine moves closer to market licence: European regulator

Ebola vaccine moves closer to market licence: European regulator

A vaccine against Ebola, not yet licensed but used to stem an outbreak in DR Congo, moved a step closer to the market Friday after obtaining a green light from Europe's medicines watchdog.

World Health Organisation: Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola

World Health Organisation: Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola

Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said, a rare public rebuke as the region struggles to contain an outbreak already declared a global health emergency.

DR Congo ex-health minister arrested for 'embezzling Ebola funds': police

DR Congo ex-health minister arrested for 'embezzling Ebola funds': police

Former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been arrested over allegations he embezzled public funds to tackle the Ebola epidemic, police said on Saturday.

UN chief vows continued support for DR Congo army

UN chief vows continued support for DR Congo army

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Sunday vowed continued support for the Democratic Republic of Congo, grappling with the double scourge of militia violence and an Ebola epidemic.

UN chief expresses solidarity with Ebola-hit DR Congo

UN chief expresses solidarity with Ebola-hit DR Congo

UN chief Antonio Guterres started a three-day tour of the Democratic Republic of Congo Saturday, expressing ‘solidarity’ with a region ravaged by violence and an Ebola epidemic.

DR Congo Ebola death toll crosses 2,000 ahead of UN chief's visit

DR Congo Ebola death toll crosses 2,000 ahead of UN chief's visit

The Ebola outbreak showed no signs of easing in DR Congo Friday on the eve of the UN chief's visit to the country

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale

Second Ebola patient in major Congo city dies, a year after outbreak

Second Ebola patient in major Congo city dies, a year after outbreak

The second patient infected with the Ebola virus in Congo's major city of Goma has died, almost exactly a year after the start of the epidemic

Central Africa routes on airlines' radar over Ebola

Central Africa routes on airlines' radar over Ebola

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently sounded the highest alarm over Ebola, a highly contagious disease, which has already killed more than 1,600 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola

Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the Ebola outbreak.

DR Congo urges calm after Ebola case in key city

DR Congo urges calm after Ebola case in key city

Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have appealed for calm after an evangelical preacher fell ill with Ebola in the eastern city of Goma, the first recorded case of the disease in the urban hub in a nearly year-old epidemic.