Monday, Feb 06, 2023

Ebola outbreak


‘Ebola could have wiped us all’: slow lockdown haunts Uganda

December 09, 2022 9:21 am

Officials in Uganda, a landlocked nation in East Africa, now acknowledge that they hesitated to impose similar restrictions in the recent Ebola outbreak because of the lingering anger, resentment and trauma over the strict COVID-19 measures

Congo announces end to its 11th deadly Ebola outbreak

November 18, 2020 5:18 pm

The outbreak in western Congo emerged shortly before eastern Congo marked an official end on June 25 to the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which killed 2,280 people over nearly two years. The two strains were not related, officials said.

Explained: Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed

June 17, 2019 7:38 pm

Those seeking ways to end the Congo Ebola outbreak's longevity and persistence say the issues it raises go to the heart of what public health means in the 21st century for countries across the world, rich and poor.

Congo approves clinical trials for Ebola treatments

November 25, 2018 8:10 am

Health workers have already administered therapeutic treatments to more than 150 Ebola patients since August in an effort to contain the worst of Democratic Republic of Congo's 10 outbreaks of the hemorrhagic fever since 1976.

US: Immigrants from Ebola countries won't be sent home

November 21, 2014 4:46 am

Immigrants from the three countries at the center of West Africa's Ebola crisis are being offered work permits.

Cuban doctor with Ebola flies out of Sierra Leone

November 20, 2014 10:47 pm

A Cuban doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in Sierra Leone left the country on Thursday afternoon.

Turn in Ebola outbreak on horizon, but faster tests needed: WHO

November 19, 2014 1:22 am

The World Health Organisation voiced hope the number of Ebola cases would start falling sharply early next year.

A look at Ebola treatment in the US by numbers

November 16, 2014 4:35 am

When Dr Martin Salia arrived in Omaha, he became the 10th person with Ebola to receive treatment in the US.

Eighty US troops return from Ebola mission, face isolation

November 14, 2014 5:12 am

Eighty US troops sent to help fight the Ebola outbreak in Liberia returned to the United States on Thursday.

Family of Ebola victim look for closure in deals

November 14, 2014 2:20 am

The fiancee and family of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan hope a settlement and a book deal will provide closure.