February 12, 2020 10:43 am
The epidemic that already has killed at least 2,249 people has posed challenges never faced before in public health _ the deadly Ebola virus in a conflict zone where not only militia fighters but also communities frightened of outsiders have attacked health workers
December 16, 2019 6:59 pm
A human rights group says at least 11 people are dead in the latest of a series of rebel attacks in eastern Congo, bringing to 43 the number killed in the assaults.
October 21, 2019 5:51 pm
Kalubenge is a rare motorcycle taxi driver who is also an Ebola survivor in eastern Congo, making him a welcome collaborator for health workers who have faced deep community mistrust during the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history.
August 17, 2019 7:33 am
The virus derives its name from the 250-km long Ebola river which flows through Congo and at a point is over 60-km from Yambuku, the rural Congolese area where some of the first patients of the disease were reported.
August 08, 2019 10:39 am
Global Witness has uncovered evidence linking the president's son, Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso, to the embezzlement of millions of dollars. The Republic of Congo is no stranger to high profile corruption accusations.
July 31, 2019 1:15 pm
The epidemic has killed more than 1,700 people since it was declared almost a year ago, becoming the second-worst outbreak on record.
July 15, 2019 8:19 am
The patient was a priest who became infected during a visit to the town of Butembo, 200 km (124 miles) north of Goma, where he interacted with Ebola patients, Congo's health ministry said in a statement.
June 28, 2019 3:55 pm
The original death toll was estimated at 36 but rose through Thursday evening and into Friday as more bodies were uncovered, the officials said.
June 27, 2019 8:39 pm
Richard Muyej, the governor of Lualaba province, told Reuters that the accident occurred in the KOV open-pit mine at the Kamoto Copper Company concession, in which Glencore owns a 75 per cent stake.
June 15, 2019 5:33 pm
With more than 2,100 infected and 1,400 dead, the outbreak centered in eastern Congo is surpassed only by the 2013-16 West Africa outbreak in which more than 28,000 were infected and 11,000 died.
July 30, 2019 1:20 pm
Health experts agree the experimental Ebola vaccine has saved multitudes in Congo, but after nearly a year and some 171,000 doses given, the epidemic shows few signs of waning - over 1700 have died from the disease.
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