As Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases Sow Confusion

On tour in Africa, American officials said the U.S. would keep providing aid. But Congo’s response has been uneven, and the former health minister has been jailed. Health workers last month burying an Ebola victim in Beni, the Democratic Republic … Read More

World’s 2nd-largest Ebola outbreak surpasses 3,000 cases

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has exceeded 3,000 cases and 2,000 deaths as the yearlong epidemic continues despite access to an experimental vaccine and developmental treatments. A total of 3,004 people have reported symptoms of hemorrhagic fever in the … Read More

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2000

The number of Ebola cases in eastern Congo has reached 2000 – less than three months after reaching 1000, and ten months after being first diagnosed. The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2000, government figures … Read More

WHO DG Tedros Calls For Unity To End DRC Ebola Outbreak; AFP Examines Burial Practices In DRC

Agence France-Presse: DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid ‘high’ risk of spread: WHO chief “The World Health Organization chief on Monday urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning … Read More

Drought: Too little, too late

Since Independence folks in the marginalised and neglected northern regions have developed a depressing familiarity with drought and hunger. As a biting drought cuts a swathe of suffering across much of the north and northeastern parts of Kenya, imperilling nearly … Read More

The Ebola Outbreak In Congo Is Close To Becoming A Global Emergency

Authored by Dagny Taggart via The Organic Prepper, In recent months, public health experts have claimed the deadly Ebola virus outbreak that has been ravaging the Congo will not become a global health threat. However, recent events and updates paint a less … Read More

Cyclone Idai Death Toll Now Above 1,000 As Thousands Of Cholera Cases Are Reported

More than 600 are dead in Mozambique alone. An aerial view taken in Beira, Mozambique, on April 1, 2019 shows the Picoco refugee camp where 2,000 displaced people are looking for shelter. HARARE, Zimbabwe — The death toll from the … Read More

Nearly 2 million Mozambicans in need after cyclone -UN

BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Cyclone Idai’s deadly hit has left some 1.85 million people in need of assistance in Mozambique, the U.N. humanitarian agency said on Tuesday, as relief workers assess the scale of the disaster and determine what help … Read More

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