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Second person dies from Ebola in Congo city

A second person has died of Ebola in Congo’s major city of Goma. The death has raised fears the virus could spread beyond the country’s...

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo declared a global health emergency

The World Health Organisation says the deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now an international health emergency. A WHO expert committee...

UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency

The World Health Organisation says the Ebola virus outbreak in Congo — which spread to Uganda — does not yet merit being declared a...

DR Congo pastor ‘likely to have sparked Ebola outbreak spread to Uganda’

The Congolese pastor who is thought to have caused the Ebola outbreak’s spread into Uganda was unknown to health officials before he died of...

Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside DR Congo outbreak

Uganda’s health ministry says a patient has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an...

13 killed and children abducted by rebels in Ebola outbreak region

Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have killed 13 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the centre of the...

Second Ebola case confirmed among 20 suspected in Congo

A second case of Ebola has been confirmed by laboratory testing amid an outbreak in a remote corner of northern Congo, the World Health...

One person confirmed dead from Ebola as Congo probes total of nine cases

Health authorities are investigating nine suspected cases of Ebola in a remote corner of northern Congo, including two deaths, the country's health minister said. One...

Ebola nurse hopes return to Sierra Leone will bring ‘closure’

Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey is planning to return to Sierra Leone for the first time since she was struck down with with the killer...

World Health Organisation downgrades Ebola risk

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has downgraded the risk of Ebola. The global health body said the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa no...

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