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Ebola outbreak: Death toll in DR Congo now at 61

The health ministry's General Directorate for Combatting Disease said 103 cases of Ebola had been recorded in the eastern DRC as of August 22, 76 of which had been confirmed by laboratory tests.

published on : 23rd August 2018

A timeline of major Ebola outbreaks

Ebola has long been considered incurable, though swift isolation and the rapid treatment of symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhoea and dehydration has helped some patients to survive.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 55 

The quest for a vaccine grew increasingly urgent during an Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,300 people in the West African states of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in 2013-15.

published on : 21st August 2018

Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 55; government announces free treatment

The current Ebola outbreak began on August 1 in Mangina in North Kivu.

published on : 21st August 2018

Congo's health ministry says Ebola spreads to second province

The outbreak response is challenged by the presence of several armed groups in the densely populated region close to the Uganda border.

published on : 14th August 2018

Nine dead from Ebola in DR Congo

Four new deaths from people who tested positive for the disease were recorded in the Beni region in North Kivu province, a region with deep security problems which shares borders with Uganda and Rwand

published on : 7th August 2018

DR Congo announces fresh Ebola outbreak

Six samples taken from hospitalised patients arrived in Kinshasa for analysis by the National Institute of Biomedical Research, and four tested positive for Ebola virus.

published on : 1st August 2018

USD 6 million in Ebola funds went missing from fraud, says Red Cross official

Red Cross officials say nearly USD 6 million meant to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa went missing because of suspected fraud.

published on : 4th November 2017