Why the WHO’s Emergency Declaration for Ebola Is a Big Deal

The president of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene talks about how the designation could help fight the nearly year-old outbreak in central Sub-Saharan Africa. Credit: Getty Images The World Health Organization last week drew global attention to a … Read More

Congo’s Health Minister Resigns Over Ebola Approach

Dr. Oly Ilunga, health minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, visiting an Ebola treatment center in March. He resigned on Monday after the government appointed a new team to coordinate the effort to contain the disease.CreditCreditJohn Wessels/Agence France-Presse — … Read More

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

GENEVA (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2 million people . A WHO expert committee declined on … Read More

Congo Fever: Deadly ticks carrying Ebola-like virus found in UK and Europe

Deadly ticks that carry an ebola-like virus have been found in the UK after spreading across Europe, health officials have warned. The hyalomma tick was discovered in Dorset last year and was 10 times larger in size than average, as … 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

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

Ebola WARNING: Outbreak could spiral out of control – expert reveals ‘WORST CASE SCENARIO’

THE EBOLA outbreak currently raging in the Democratic Republic of Congo is in danger of spiralling out of control as a result of an ongoing election dispute, which health officials say is damaging public trust in the authorities. Global health … 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