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

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

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

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