• DRC's conflict makes fighting Ebola, sexual violence risky - News24

    News24
    DRC's conflict makes fighting Ebola, sexual violence risky
    News24
    The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to a Congolese surgeon brings rare global attention to a region surging for decades with rebel conflict that now threatens efforts to contain a deadly Ebola outbreak. As Dr Denis Mukwege describes to the world how ...
    Panzi Hospital — Panzi FoundationPanzi Foundation
    Nobel peace prize winner calls on Congolese government to quitThe Guardian
    Nobel Peace laureates demand end to sex
  • Ebola outbreak: DR Congo confirm MORE cases - 'We are VERY ... - Express.co.uk

    Express.co.uk
    Ebola outbreak: DR Congo confirm MORE cases - 'We are VERY ...
    Express.co.uk
    THE EBOLA outbreak has claimed more victims with the Congolese health ministry today reported a further five confirmed cases, blaming the ...
    2 Red Cross workers attacked in Congo amid Ebola outbreak: 4 things to knowBecker's Hospital Review
    How Worried Should We Be About Ebola In Congo? | KVNF Public ...KVNF Public Radioall 25 news articles »
  • Five new Ebola cases confirmed in eastern Congo: health ministry - Reuters

    The Lancet
    Five new Ebola cases confirmed in eastern Congo: health ministry
    Reuters
    KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Congolese health ministry on Saturday reported a further five confirmed cases of Ebola in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, blaming the higher-than-normal daily increase on community resistance to disease response ...
    Ebola virus epidemic in war-torn eastern DR Congo - The LancetThe Lancet
    Five new Ebola cases confirmed in eastern Congo | The Star, KenyaThe Star, Kenyaal
  • UNMC/Nebraska Medicine Ebola Response Team in Uganda - KMAland

    KMAland
    UNMC/Nebraska Medicine Ebola Response Team in Uganda
    KMAland
    (Omaha) -- Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical Center is sending an Ebola response team to Uganda after an outbreak of the virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Dr. James Lawler in their infectious disease expert and says ...
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  • New Drugs Join Fight Against Ebola - Voice of America

    Voice of America
    New Drugs Join Fight Against Ebola
    Voice of America
    Four more cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two days. And the World Health Organization says officials are now concerned the virus will spread beyond the DRC. The total number of cases is now 165, with ...and more »
  • How Worried Should We Be About Ebola In Congo? - NPR

    NPR
    How Worried Should We Be About Ebola In Congo?
    NPR
    More than two months since an Ebola outbreak was declared in an eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, health officials are still struggling to end it. So far at least 130 people have been infected. Last week the World Health Organization ...
    Congo Ebola outbreak at 'critical point' after attack on Red Cross staffThe Guardian
    Ebola Response in DRC Threatened by Insecurity, ResistanceMedPage Today
    DRC Ebola cases rise as security
  • Dr Lukwiya's wife narrates how her husband contracted Ebola and died - The Observer

    The Observer
    Dr Lukwiya's wife narrates how her husband contracted Ebola and died
    The Observer
    He was the 14th medical worker and 156th person to die of Ebola since it broke out in 2000, yet Dr Mathew Lukwiya's resolute and death still stands out to date. He epitomised medical success, commitment, medical supplies insufficiency and personal ...
  • Progress in Fighting Ebola, Yet Resistance to Treatment in the DRC Remains - Contagionlive.com

    Contagionlive.com
    Progress in Fighting Ebola, Yet Resistance to Treatment in the DRC Remains
    Contagionlive.com
    The Democratic Republic of the Congo has come a long way since 1976 when the first Ebola outbreak was declared. In October of 2018, the country is dealing with the tenth Ebola outbreak that has, this time, occurred in a region ripe with political turmoil.and more »
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  • Hoping to focus on Ebola outbreak, UN calls for end to hostilities in Congo - Press Herald

    Hoping to focus on Ebola outbreak, UN calls for end to hostilities in Congo
    Press Herald
    UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council called Wednesday for an immediate end to hostilities by armed groups in northeastern Congo to combat a deadly Ebola outbreak. Council members stressed the urgency of getting medical teams to the affected ...
  • UNMC Continues Fight against Ebola Overseas - NET Website

    Omaha World-Herald
    UNMC Continues Fight against Ebola Overseas
    NET Website
    A University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine team is continuing the fight against infectious diseases; this time in the East African nation of Uganda to assist in the prevention of the Ebola virus spreading. Uganda shares a border with ...
    UNMC, Nebraska Medicine team training Ugandan health-care workers screening for EbolaOmaha World-Heraldall 3 news articles »
  • UN calls for end to Congo fighting to combat Ebola outbreak - Washington Post

    Washington Post
    UN calls for end to Congo fighting to combat Ebola outbreak
    Washington Post
    UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council called Wednesday for an immediate end to hostilities by all armed groups in northeastern Congo to combat a deadly Ebola outbreak. Council members stressed the urgency of getting medical teams to the ...
    Ebola workers attacked as WHO warns of mistrust from communitiesTelegraph.co.uk
    Congo's security risk raises international alarm over EbolaAxiosall 58
  • Audio: How an African bat might help us prevent future Ebola outbreaks - Mongabay.com

    Audio: How an African bat might help us prevent future Ebola outbreaks
    Mongabay.com
    On this episode, we look at research into an African bat that might be the key to controlling future Ebola outbreaks. Listen here: Our guest is Sarah Olson, an Associate Director of Wildlife Health for the Wildlife Conservation Society. With Ebola very ...
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  • New Ebola cases highlight challenges in DRC - CIDRAP

    CIDRAP
    New Ebola cases highlight challenges in DRC
    CIDRAP
    Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported two more cases of Ebola virus late yesterday, a fatal case in a patient whose family refused vaccination and an illness in a patient from a community marked by resistance to ...
    WHO concerned Congo's Ebola outbreak will spread to UgandaBecker's Hospital Review
    WHO: 'Very High Risk' That Ebola Will Spread From CongoMonthly Prescribing Reference
    Ape sanctuaries in the
  • Mass. General To Participate In Clinical Trial Studying Ebola Treatment - CBS Boston

    CBS Boston
    Mass. General To Participate In Clinical Trial Studying Ebola Treatment
    CBS Boston
    BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts General Hospital says it is stepping up preparedness for biothreats by participating in a clinical trial evaluating an experimental treatment for the Ebola virus. If necessary, MGH will provide patients with the ZMapp drug ...
    Mass. General Hospital to participate in clinical trial evaluating novel Ebola treatmentEurekAlert (press release)all 2 news articles &raq
  • Text messages quickly track health care use during Ebola outbreak - Science Daily

    Medical Xpress
    Text messages quickly track health care use during Ebola outbreak
    Science Daily
    Date: October 2, 2018; Source: New York University; Summary: A new study used text message surveys to determine in real time how people used maternal health services during a recent Ebola outbreak and measured a drop in hospital-based births during ...
    Number of hospital births decline during Ebola outbreak in LiberiaHealioall 9 news articles »
  • Officials fear Ebola epidemic may be spinning beyond their control, threatening regional spread - STAT

    STAT
    Officials fear Ebola epidemic may be spinning beyond their control, threatening regional spread
    STAT
    Public health officials are expressing deepening concern that the latest Ebola outbreak 1 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo may be spinning beyond their control and could soon spill over into neighboring countries including Uganda and Rwanda.
  • Risk of Ebola's spread from Congo now 'very high,' WHO says - Washington Post

    Washington Post
    Risk of Ebola's spread from Congo now 'very high,' WHO says
    Washington Post
    JOHANNESBURG — The risk of the deadly Ebola virus spreading from Congo is now “very high” after two confirmed cases were discovered near the Uganda border, the World Health Organization says. The outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever in northeastern ...
    Ebola Likely to Spread From Congo to Uganda, WHO SaysNew York Times
    More DRC Ebola cases as risk raised to 'very high'CIDRAP
    Rebel att
  • Ebola is back — and a threat to people in Congo. Are African public health systems ready? - Washington Post

    Washington Post
    Ebola is back — and a threat to people in Congo. Are African public health systems ready?
    Washington Post
    Ebola is back — and a threat to people in Congo. In late August, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that the latest Ebola outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces has yet to stabilize, with 90 people dead and at least ...
    Routine Health Care in the Time of EbolaStanford Social Innovation Review
    Ebola response resumes in Beni, but
  • The risk of Ebola spreading beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo is “very high” - Vox

    Vox
    The risk of Ebola spreading beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo is “very high”
    Vox
    The fight against an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where 150 confirmed and probable cases, and 104 deaths have been reported so far, is facing a “perfect storm” that could lead the outbreak to spin out of control, the World Health ...
    Ebola response faces 'grave obstacles' as count hits 150CIDRAP
    DRC resumes battle against Ebola after militia attackThe Gu
  • Violence in Congo imperils efforts to combat Ebola outbreak - Washington Post

    Washington Post
    Violence in Congo imperils efforts to combat Ebola outbreak
    Washington Post
    NAIROBI — An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has moved into its most worrying stage yet, with the World Health Organization's head of emergency response warning of a “perfect storm” of factors preventing its containment. The current outbreak is taking ...
    WHO concerned as Congo faces 'perfect storm' for Ebola to spreadCNN
    WHO extremely concerned about Ebola 'perfect storm' in Congo
  • Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border - Washington Post

    Washington Post
    Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border
    Washington Post
    KINSHASA, Congo — A Congolese woman who refused an Ebola vaccination and then disappeared has died of the virus near the heavily traveled border with Uganda, which is preparing to begin vaccinations as needed. The confirmed Ebola death ...
    DRC announces Ebola case near Ugandan borderCIDRAP
    UNICEF: DRC Ebola Orphans StigmatizedVoice of America
    Uganda on high alert as Ebola case confirmed at border w
  • Uganda to deploy Ebola vaccine if virus spreads from Congo - Reuters

    Reuters
    Uganda to deploy Ebola vaccine if virus spreads from Congo
    Reuters
    DAKAR (Reuters) - Uganda will vaccinate against Ebola should it spread from Democratic Republic of Congo, which has been hit twice this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. A medical worker wears a protective suit as he prepares ...
    Ebola containment efforts in Congo prove effective, health officials sayBecker's Hospital Review
    WHO: Progress Made Containing Ebola in Eastern DRCVoice of America
  • Children are among the first victims of a new Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo - UNICEF (press release)

    UNICEF (press release)
    Children are among the first victims of a new Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo
    UNICEF (press release)
    On 1 August, the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced a new Ebola virus outbreak in the North Kivu region of the country. As of 16 September, there have been over 140 reported cases. Children represent an unusually high ...
    Fear of Ebola keeps the faithful at home in CongoNational Catholic Reporterall 14 news articles &r
  • Rare antibodies show scientists how to neutralize the many types of Ebola - Science Daily

    Science Daily
    Rare antibodies show scientists how to neutralize the many types of Ebola
    Science Daily
    Date: September 12, 2018; Source: Scripps Research Institute; Summary: Two new studies are bringing Ebola virus's weaknesses into the spotlight, showing for the first time exactly how human and mouse antibodies can bind to the virus and stop infection ...
    Antibody Targeted to Treat All Forms of EbolaR & D Magazineall 6 news articles »
  • Rare antibodies show scientists how to neutralize the many types of Ebola - EurekAlert (press release)

    EurekAlert (press release)
    Rare antibodies show scientists how to neutralize the many types of Ebola
    EurekAlert (press release)
    Two new studies by scientists at Scripps Research are bringing Ebola virus's weaknesses into the spotlight, showing for the first time exactly how human and mouse antibodies can bind to the virus and stop infection--not only for Ebola virus, but for ...
  • What Do Bats and the Ebola Virus Have in Common? - Sciworthy

    Sciworthy
    What Do Bats and the Ebola Virus Have in Common?
    Sciworthy
    Researchers find modern day bats share a gene with an ancestor of Ebola, and may actually be using it. September 12, 2018 Matthew D'Ambrosio. Genes are the blueprints of organisms. Your hair color, height, voice, and many other traits, all are ...
  • Ebola patient rejects treatment, flees to city of 1M in Congo - Becker's Hospital Review

    Ebola patient rejects treatment, flees to city of 1M in Congo
    Becker's Hospital Review
    Written by Harrison Cook | September 12, 2018 | Print | Email · inShare. The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is up to 132 confirmed and probable cases, making it the eighth-largest epidemic ever recorded for the virus, ...
  • Ebola legacy: hostility & exclusion stalk survivors in Sierra Leone - RT

    RT
    Ebola legacy: hostility & exclusion stalk survivors in Sierra Leone
    RT
    In 2014, the deadly Ebola virus engulfed much of West Africa, infecting thousands of victims, mostly in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. After contracting the virus, victims experience sudden fever, muscle pain, intense weakness, and headache. As the ...
  • Positive reports on Ebola vaccine, but scepticism still a problem - Health24

    Health24
    Positive reports on Ebola vaccine, but scepticism still a problem
    Health24
    Ebola has done an abundance of damage to villages and towns in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but they are far better off than what they were about four years ago. Circa 2014, over 11 000 people in west Africa died from the deadly Ebola virus, but ...
    Kabarole sets up Ebola isolation centreNew Vision
    We Need to Stop Ebola – for the Right ReasonsPLoS Blogs (blog)
    The Ebola Virus: Do We Care Enough?H
  • New cases of Ebola show outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is not yet under control - Oxfam America (press release) (blog)

    Oxfam America (press release) (blog)
    New cases of Ebola show outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is not yet under control
    Oxfam America (press release) (blog)
    Oxfam staff work to communicate the symptoms of Ebola, precautions, and essential steps to take if someone exhibits the symptoms to communities throughout the town of Mangina, in the DRC. Photo: John Wessels/Oxfam. Tweet. Share. +1. Recent cases of ...
    Fear and violence could undermine efforts to contain Ebola in DR CongoEkk
  • Archived: an online chat discussing Ebola, vaccines, and a new epidemic - STAT

    Archived: an online chat discussing Ebola, vaccines, and a new epidemic
    STAT
    new Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is shaping up to be the most dangerous and difficult test of the world's ability to contain the disease since the catastrophic West African outbreak in 2014 and 2015. What challenges are ...
  • Science on Tap: WSUV professor to share Ebola experiences - The Columbian

    The Columbian
    Science on Tap: WSUV professor to share Ebola experiences
    The Columbian
    The first social scientist to be invited by the World Health Organization to help Ebola control efforts works right here in Clark County. Barry Hewlett, an anthropology professor at Washington State University Vancouver, visited Central Africa to help ...
  • New Ebola outbreak hits women and girls hardest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo - UNFPA News

    UNFPA News
    New Ebola outbreak hits women and girls hardest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    UNFPA News
    MANGINA, Democratic Republic of the Congo – On 1 August, just one week after the World Health Organization declared an end to the ninth Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the tenth struck. “We had two sick people in the centre – a ...
    Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive CongoReuters
    DRC reports second Ebola case from u
  • Ebola: Outbreak in DR Congo claims 90 lives - BBC News

    BBC News
    Ebola: Outbreak in DR Congo claims 90 lives
    BBC News
    New cases of Ebola in urban areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo show the outbreak is not yet under control. Health workers carry out the corpse of a unconfirmed Ebola case, from the ebola treatment Image copyright John Wessels/Oxfam. The charity ...
    New Ebola outbreak hits women and girls hardest in the Democratic Republic of the CongoUNFPA News
    DRC reports second Ebola case from urban hubCIDRAP
    Ebola fight has new science
  • New science but old hurdles in fight against Ebola - The Globe and Mail

    The Globe and Mail
    New science but old hurdles in fight against Ebola
    The Globe and Mail
    Esperance Nzavaki's recovery from Ebola is testament to the scientific advances against the disease, but elsewhere in the Democratic Republic of Congo hurdles remain to battling the deadly fever. Reuters. Latest Videos. Pope calls meeting of key ...
  • In Congo, a new and less isolating Ebola treatment center - Washington Post

    Washington Post
    In Congo, a new and less isolating Ebola treatment center
    Washington Post
    BENI, Congo — Two times a day, Kasereka Mulanda comes to a new kind of Ebola treatment center to visit his wife, easing the isolation of a highly contagious disease. Stepping to the clear plastic sheeting around the cubicle where his wife is staying ...and more »
  • Dar at risk of Ebola outbreak: report - The Citizen

    Dar at risk of Ebola outbreak: report
    The Citizen
    Dar es Salaam. There is a reason to worry for Dar es Salaam residents considering a warning from Points of Entry (PoE) that the country's largest city is at risk of Ebola out-break. The statistics presented by the head of health services in the minis ...
  • Another Ebola case detected outside DRC's main hot spots - CIDRAP

    CIDRAP
    Another Ebola case detected outside DRC's main hot spots
    CIDRAP
    Signaling another extension of Ebola outside the main hot spots, a case has been detected in a village in Masereka health zone not far from the urban center of Butembo. The case involves a health worker from Beni who refused follow-up and vaccination ...
    DRC: MSF treats 65 people with Ebola in first month of intervention in North KivuDoctors Without Borders
    North Kivu: MSF treats 65 Ebola patients in first monthMé
  • The Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Spreads to Another City - Pacific Standard

    Pacific Standard
    The Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Spreads to Another City
    Pacific Standard
    An outbreak of the Ebola virus that has killed more than 80 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to a major city, the Hill reports. The epidemic has intensified mainly in villages, but health officials on Wednesday confirmed one ...
    Deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo reaches city of 1.4 millionFox News
    Ebola virus outbreak: What are the effects of Ebola?
  • Congo records first Ebola death in major eastern trade hub - Reuters

    Telegraph.co.uk
    Congo records first Ebola death in major eastern trade hub
    Reuters
    GOMA, Congo (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded its first death from Ebola in the eastern trading hub of Butembo, a city of almost a million with links to Uganda that could complicate efforts to control the outbreak, health officials ...
    Ebola death in city of one million prompts fears of urban spreadTelegraph.co.uk
    World Health Organization: After Ebola Death In City, 'No One Should Be Sleeping
  • New Ebola virus found in bats, potential to infect humans - Health24

    Health24
    New Ebola virus found in bats, potential to infect humans
    Health24
    New York - A new Ebola virus species discovered in bats in Sierra Leone has never been detected in sick humans or other animals, a new study shows. It's the first finding of its type, according to the researchers. The newly identified species - called ...
  • Rebels ambush South African peacekeepers in Congo Ebola zone - Reuters

    New Scientist
    Rebels ambush South African peacekeepers in Congo Ebola zone
    Reuters
    GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Two South African peacekeepers were wounded in a rebel ambush near the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, their U.N. mission said on Tuesday. The attack on ...
    Ebola cases fall in Congo, but officials hesitant to declare outbreak's endBecker's Hospital Review
    'Invisible' Ebola transmission in the DRC may make it a bigger thre
  • DR Congo: Ebola fears keeping kids home from school - Aljazeera.com

    Aljazeera.com
    DR Congo: Ebola fears keeping kids home from school
    Aljazeera.com
    Ebola fears have caused school attendance to plummet in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Health Ministry says the death toll from Ebola has risen to 75 since the epidemic was declared in August. Al Jazeera's Victoria Gatenby reports.
  • Ebola Attacked Congo Again. But Now Congo Seems to Be Winning - New York Times

    New York Times
    Ebola Attacked Congo Again. But Now Congo Seems to Be Winning
    New York Times
    The month-old Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which emerged unexpectedly in a dangerous region and quickly soared to over 100 cases, now appears to be fading. Only a handful of new cases appear each week, and the region's two ...
    Congo's Ebola outbreak still spreading, with possible signs of hopeCNN
    Ebola control measures seem to be working in Congo, WHO saysReuters
    Thousands Wil
  • Ebola survivors returning home to fear, stigma in Congo - ABC News

    ABC News
    Ebola survivors returning home to fear, stigma in Congo
    ABC News
    Leoni Kahumbu remembers the night her 15-year-old daughter, Pascaline, first showed signs of Ebola. She found her fainted on the bathroom floor, blood everywhere. "She did not even have the strength to get up ... I called an ambulance," Kahumbu said.
    Congo Ebola survivors returning home to stigma and fears of the unknownCBC.caall 23 news articles »
  • Ebola 2018: Congo's outbreak still spreading, with possible signs of ... - CNN

    CNN
    Ebola 2018: Congo's outbreak still spreading, with possible signs of ...
    CNN
    The ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo is at "a key juncture," the World Health Organization said Friday. There are now 116 people ...
    Ebola emergency in CongoInternational Rescue Committee
    Ebola control measures seem to be working in Congo, WHO saysReuters
    UN: 'Substantial risks' remain in Congo's Ebola outbreakABC News
    KXLY Spokane -IRINnews.org
    all 72 news articles &raqu
  • The “psych mum” for children affected by Ebola - Reliefweb

    Reliefweb
    The “psych mum” for children affected by Ebola
    Reliefweb
    By Yves Willemot. “The children ask me a lot of questions about the disease and the reason why they are here”, explains Sylvie Waridi, a psychologist at the Ebola treatment centre in Beni, in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Sylvie is one ...
  • Finding Ebola before it finds you - University of California

    University of California
    Finding Ebola before it finds you
    University of California
    For the first time, scientists discovered a new ebolavirus species in a host prior to detection in an infected human or sick animal. The discovery of the Bombali virus in bats in Sierra Leone and the sequencing of the complete genome was officially ...
    British doctor reveals the horrors of fighting against Ebola in AfricaVTall 2 news articles »
  • Battling Ebola in a war zone in Congo - The Economist

    The Economist
    Battling Ebola in a war zone in Congo
    The Economist
    A ROW of health workers in blue gowns and face masks sit at tables outside the tin-roofed bungalow that was home to Kambale Vincent, one of 75 people who have died from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo this month. His widow, a hunched, ...
    Merck's Experimental Ebola Shot Seeing Wide Use in OutbreakBloomberg
    Ebola Enters Active Conflict Zones in DRCCouncil on Foreign Relations (blog)
    Teachers are getting Ebola preven
  • A deadly virus in an already dangerous placeBattling Ebola in a war zone in Congo - The Economist

    The Economist
    A deadly virus in an already dangerous placeBattling Ebola in a war zone in Congo
    The Economist
    A ROW of health workers in blue gowns and face masks sit at tables outside the tin-roofed bungalow that was home to Kambale Vincent, one of 75 people who have died from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo this month. His widow, a hunched, ...
    Teachers are getting Ebola prevention training as the DR Congo struggles to curb the latest outbreakQuartz
    Ebola Enters Active Conflict
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