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01 September 19

DRC: Ebola outbreak death toll passes 2,000

The death toll from the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) Ebola outbreak has surpassed 2,000 people.

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01 September 19

Uganda: 9-year-old girl dies from Ebola

A 9-year-old-girl who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, the country’s health officials announced on Friday.

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03 August 19

Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo amid Ebola crisis

Rwanda has reopened its shared border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after the Ebola virus was detected in the Rwandan city of Gisenyi.

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03 August 19

Uganda launches new trial of experimental Ebola vaccine

Health researchers in Uganda have launched the largest trial to date of an experimental Ebola vaccine expected to be deployed in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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01 August 19

Rwanda closes border with DRC over Ebola outbreak

Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following the second death from Ebola in the city of Goma.

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19 July 19

WHO says Ebola patient may have travelled to Rwanda

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda while infected with the disease, acknowledging the possibility that the virus could spread into the country for the first time.

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16 July 19

DRC: First Ebola case reported in Goma, on Rwanda border

The Ebola virus has reached the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), on the border with Rwanda.

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03 July 19

DRC: Ebola case reported near South Sudan border

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have confirmed reports of an Ebola case near the country’s border with South Sudan.

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10 June 19

WHO: 1 in 4 DRC Ebola cases could be undetected

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that one in four Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could be going undetected.

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13 May 19

WHO warns DRC Ebola outbreak could breach border due to violence

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) Ebola outbreak could breach the country’s border if attacks against health workers continue.

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