Ebola survivors face increased risk of death

A worker from the World Health Organization (WHO) prepares to administer Ebola vaccination during the launch of an experimental vaccine in Mbandaka, north-western Democratic Republic of the Congo, on May 21, 2018. File Photo by EPA-EFE/STR The overall death rate … 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

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

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

Hundreds Of Migrants Flee Ebola-Stricken Congo For San Antonio, Texas

Countless migrants from the Congo and Angola are continuing to pour into San Antonio, Texas as local officials are expressing their concerns over a lack of resources to handle the situation. A group of about 350 migrants have arrived so … Read More

Hundreds Of Migrants Flee Ebola-Stricken Congo For San Antonio, Texas

Countless migrants from the Congo and Angola are continuing to pour into San Antonio, Texas as local officials are expressing their concerns over a lack of resources to handle the situation. A group of about 350 migrants have arrived so … Read More

“Pig Ebola” is spreading uncontrollably in China and Vietnam

Health officials in Hanoi, Vietnam, spray disinfectant on a dead pig at a farm before burying it in an isolated quarantined pit to stop the spread of African swine fever. Manan VatsyanyanaAFP/Getty Images An unprecedented outbreak of African swine fever, … 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

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