In eastern DR Congo, influx of Ebola money is source of friction
The UN is about to pound the drum for millions of dollars to stiffen the fight against Ebola in DR Congo, but at the heart of the epidemic, a money influx may worsen grassroots problems.
DR Congo Ebola outbreak an emergency of global concern: WHO
The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics.
No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths: DR Congo
Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the Congolese authorities said Wednesday.
Ebola death toll breaks 1,500 mark in DR Congo
More than 1,500 people have died in a nearly 10-month-old outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said Monday.
Ebola Scare: FG directs all port health services to heighten surveillance
Following the lingering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the federal government has directed all Port Health Service officials and other relevant agencies at Nigeria’s points of entry to heighten surveillance and ensure that all passengers coming into the country are screened. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullahi Mashi,…
Kenya reassures public after Ebola false alarm
Kenya sought to reassure the public and foreign visitors on Monday after a suspected Ebola case, which turned out to be negative, was detected near the border with Uganda.
Africa needs $98 million to contain Ebola next month, says WHO
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that $98 million (N35.28 billion) is needed to contain the ravaging Ebola Virus Disease...
Nigeria prepares for Ebola, signs health security pact with German firm
Following the two deaths and infection of three others by the raging Ebola outbreak in Uganda that spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo...
Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda: health official
A grandmother in Uganda has died from Ebola, health officials said Thursday, the second fatality in the country since a major outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo crossed the border.