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03 December 19

DRC: EU allocates €50 million to fight Ebola and malnutrition

The European Union (EU) has allocated €50 million to help fight the spread of Ebola and malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

30 November 19

UN: Violence in eastern DRC creating new humanitarian crisis

The United Nations says increasing violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is creating a new humanitarian crisis in an area already grappling with the second-largest Ebola outbreak in history.

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04 October 19

Tanzania: UK issues travel warning over possible Ebola cases

The UK has issued a travel warning for citizens planning to go to Tanzania over a “probable” Ebola-related death in the East African nation.

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01 October 19

WHO demands answers from Tanzania over suspected Ebola cover-up

The World Health Organization is calling upon the government of Tanzania to fully disclose information related to a suspected cover-up of Ebola cases in the country.

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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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