July 05, 2020 8:25 pm
Predominantly, viruses are known as the cause of infection. Widespread events of disease and death like the 2014 outbreak of Ebola, the 2009 H1N1/swine flu global pandemic and now COVID 19 adds to this reputation.
April 20, 2019 8:58 am
It was the first time that the Islamic State has asserted responsibility for an attack in Congo, a vast country where the central government has limited reach and where rebel groups have proliferated for many years.
March 21, 2019 9:47 am
Bunia is the second-largest city in eastern Congo to confirm a case of the haemorrhagic fever during the current outbreak, which was declared last August and is believed to have killed 610 people and infected 370 more to date.
September 29, 2018 3:32 pm
WHO's emergencies chief has said the insecurity, public defiance about vaccinations and politicians fanning fears ahead of elections in December could create a "perfect storm" leading this outbreak to spread.
May 10, 2018 11:29 am
The findings come as the World Health Organisation has announced a new Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Kongo.
June 08, 2016 1:42 pm
The study was prompted by data showing that viable Ebola virus remained in the semen of disease survivors for months after it was no longer detectable in their blood.
February 26, 2016 12:48 pm
According to a new research, a single monoclonal antibody isolated from a human survivor of Ebola virus disease (EVD) completely protects monkeys from the lethal virus, and could hold promise as a potential treatment for infected humans.
March 11, 2015 12:00 am
Debate over veto restraint is a distraction from the broader dilemmas of UN Security Council reform.
January 07, 2015 12:09 pm
Another drug — ZMapp — healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in one recent study.
December 25, 2014 8:01 pm
It is also the world's first 2014-genetic mutation Ebola vaccine.