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Congo has vaccinated over 200,000 against Ebola: Data
Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic.
Ebola drugs show ’90 percent survival rate’ in breakthrough trial
Ebola may soon be a "preventable and treatable" disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said.
Half of Ebola cases in DR Congo 'unidentified'
Only about 50 percent of cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being identified, the government's response coordinator said.
WHO assessing if Ebola outbreak global emergency
The head of the World Health Organization said he is reconvening the UN agency’s expert committee to assess whether or not the continuing Ebola outbreak in Congo warrants being declared a global emergency.
Uganda contains Ebola outbreak
Uganda has contained the Ebola outbreak in the western district of Kasese, the country's Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization said in a joint statement.
Ebola crosses a porous border
This week the Ebola virus crossed from the Democratic Republic of Congo into Uganda, but there are reasons to hope it can be contained on that side of the border, reported Olivia Acland.
Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda: health ministry official
A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of the deadly Ebola virus in the latest outbreak of the disease, a health ministry official said on Thursday.
Large Ebola outbreaks new normal, said WHO
The world is entering ‘a new phase’ where large outbreaks of deadly diseases like Ebola are a ‘new normal’, the World Health Organization warned.
Ebola outbreak deaths top 1,000 in Congo amid clinic attacks
More than 1,000 people have died from Ebola in eastern Congo since August, the country's health minister said on Friday as hostility toward health workers continues to hamper efforts to contain the second-deadliest outbreak of the virus.
Ebola survivors comfort sick and frightened in Congo outbreak
Wearing a disposable gown and gloves for protection, Jeanine Masika cradles a two-year-old Ebola patient and offers the listless toddler teaspoons of brown soup.
Experts call for emergency declaration on Congo's Ebola
An international group of public health experts called on the World Health Organization to convene an emergency committee to consider declaring Congo's Ebola outbreak an international public health emergency.
Ebola spreads to high-risk area of Congo – WHO
Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak has spread southwards into an area with high security risks, the World Health Organization said.
Leafy green neighborhoods tied to better heart health
People who live in neighborhoods with more green spaces may have less stress, healthier blood vessels and a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes than residents of communities without many outdoor recreation areas, a small study suggested.
Ebola: Death toll in DRC hits 357
Death toll, arising from outbreak of Ebola disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has risen to 357 of which 309 are already confirmed by authorities.
As Ebola threatens mega-cities, vaccine stockpile needs grow
Doubts are growing about whether the world’s emergency stockpile of 300,000 Ebola vaccine doses is enough to control future epidemics as the deadly disease moves out of rural forest areas and into urban mega-cities.

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