Ebola outbreak spreads in DRC – WHO, UNHCR warn
The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), warned that rebel violence in eastern DRC was escalating inside the vast country’s Ebola-hit North Kivu province, putting millions at risk.
Ebola outbreak in Africa ends, gaps in public health leave region vulnerable
On July, the Congolese government and the World Health Organization (WHO) declared an end to the DRC outbreak — but public-health officials caution that its low death toll doesn’t prove that the world has learnt all the lessons of the West African crisis.
Government bans repatriation of bodies to check Ebola
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole and the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, said the decision followed a breach of one of the nation’s regulations by the foreign carrier.