Tag: Ebola

Ebola virus now squeezed into ‘corner’ of DR Congo: WHO

Efforts to halt an Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo have made "significant progress". Ebola is now essentially only transmitting within an...

Ebola concerns in Tanzania are ‘rumours’, says minister

Tanzania on Thursday again dismissed concerns about possible Ebola cases. There has not been any Ebola case confirmed in Tanzania," she told reporters in...

Ebola: Profile of a killer

PARIS: The Ebola epidemic which has claimed more than 2,000 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a new toll released Friday,...

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

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

Girl, 9, tests positive for Ebola in Uganda

KAMPALA: A nine-year-old girl who had travelled from the Democratic Republic of Congo has been found to have Ebola, authorities in Uganda said on Thursday. The...

Two Ebola drugs found to increase survival rates

WASHINGTON: Scientists were a step closer to an effective treatment for Ebola after two drugs in a clinical trial were found to significantly boost survival...

Border friction in DR Congo on anniversary of Ebola outbreak

GOMA: An Ebola epidemic in eastern DR Congo marked its first anniversary on Thursday with two more cases in the densely-populated frontier city of Goma...

Ebola: previous outbreaks

PARIS: As the latest epidemic of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) widens, here is a recap of previous major outbreaks of the...

Rwanda shuts border with Ebola-hit DRC: Congolese presidency

GOMA: Rwanda has shut its frontier with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo after a third case of the deadly virus was detected in the border...

Second Ebola death in DR Congo’s Goma

GOMA: A second person has died of Ebola in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma, the country's pointman for the epidemic told AFP on...