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WHO extremely concerned about Ebola 'perfect storm' in Congo
The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease.
Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive Congo
When Esperance Nzavaki heard she was cured of Ebola after three weeks of cutting-edge care at a medical center in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, she raised her arms to the sky with joy and praised the Lord.
Ebola crisis worsens in Congo, health workers infected
At least 10 health-care workers have been infected with the deadly Ebola virus as they battle an outbreak in an eastern province of Congo, officials said over the weekend, as concerns mount that the number of cases is growing faster than public health officials can respond.
Ebola deaths in DR Congo rises to 49 with 2,000 feared contacts
The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has now claimed 49 lives since the start of the month, the government says, and the World Health Organization expects more cases.
Four new Congo Ebola cases as medics prepare experimental treatment
Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said, as authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment.
Experts highlight Ebola vaccine progress and suggest next steps
Despite promising advances, important scientific questions remain unanswered in the effort to develop a safe and effective Ebola vaccine, according to members of an international Ebola research consortium.
Ebola outbreak in DR Congo believed to have killed 33
A new outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to have killed 33 people in the east of the country, the health ministry said.
Congo Ebola outbreak poses high regional risk, says WHO
An Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of kilometers and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Thursday, according to Reuters.
Book lifts lid on litany of mistakes in Ebola outbreak that killed 11,300 people
A British doctor and Irish diplomat who worked on the frontline of the crisis in west Africa in 2014 say failures by international aid agencies and donors exacerbated the catastrophe.
New Ebola virus strain discovered in West Africa
Epidemiological researchers in West Africa discovered a new strain of the Ebola virus among bats in Sierra Leone.
Antibodies from Ebola survivors may protect animals from virus
Two types of antibodies from the blood of Ebola survivors protected animals against strains of the virus that cause deadly infections in people, researchers report.
IOM, WHO, DR Congo partner to stop Ebola from spreading to Kinshasa, neighboring
Last week, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), cases of Ebola were confirmed in Mbandaka, a city with a population of 1.2 million people some 150 kilometers from where the outbreak originated in Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur Province.
New death case confirmed of Ebola in DRC
A new death of a confirmed case of Ebola was reported in the Bikoro Health Zone in Equateur province, southwest of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the Ministry of Health.
Ebola on epidemiological knife edge in DR Congo, WHO says
The World Health Organization (WHO) says seven more people in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been infected with the Ebola virus, warning that the outbreak of the lethal disease in the central African country has a clear "potential to expand".
Ebola death toll climbs to 27 as vaccination campaign starts in Congo
A nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural northwestern town where the outbreak began, as Congo Monday began a vaccination campaign in three health zones affected by the deadly outbreak, the country's health minister said.

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