Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Ministry of Health (MoH), WHO and partners continue to respond to the ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in one of the most complex settings possible. A high number of cases are still being reported, most notably from the … Read More

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Ministry of Health (MoH), WHO and partners continue to respond to the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. While communities in affected areas are generally supportive of the Ebola response, operations in some … Read More

Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo now 2nd worst in history

The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s volatile east is now the second largest in recorded history, with 426 confirmed and probable cases thus far, resulting in 245 deaths since Aug. 1, according to the country’s health ministry. … Read More

George Soros’ radical plan to save the EU from its next financial crisis

George Soros has a gift for knowing when social change is coming—and when the cultural and political processes we take for granted are about to collapse. It’s that sensitivity that thrust the wildly successful investor, political activist, and philanthropist into … Read More

DR Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to Mbandaka city

AFP/Getty Twenty-three people are known to have died. The Ebola outbreak in DR Congo has spread from the countryside into a city, prompting fears that the disease will be increasingly hard to control. Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga confirmed a … Read More

Yellow fever: UN aims to eradicate disease from Africa by 2026

The UN and partners have launched a plan to vaccinate 1 billion people against yellow fever in Africa. A mass vaccination campaign in West Africa is a model to eliminate the disease. Nearly 1 billion people in Africa will be … Read More

Africa girl dies of new eye-bleeding fever, feared to be worse than Black Death

Nine-year-old died in central Uganda with symptoms of an eye-bleeding disease which could kill up to 40 per cent of those infected by it.  The outbreak comes months after hundreds of people were killed by the plague in Madagascar in … Read More

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