Tag Archives: DRC

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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18 July 19

DRC Ebola outbreak global health emergency, WHO announces

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a global health emergency.

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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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05 July 19

DRC President: Ituri violence ‘attempted genocide’

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi has called recent ethnic violence in the northeastern Ituri province an “attempted genocide”.

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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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20 June 19

UN: 300,000 flee fresh ethnic violence in northeastern DRC

More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee their homes amid fresh violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday.

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18 June 19

DRC Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda, kills two people

The second largest Ebola outbreak in recorded history has spread beyond the borders of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and into Uganda.

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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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04 June 19

DRC: Ebola outbreak set to exceed 2,000 cases

Aid groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say the number of Ebola cases in the country’s outbreak are set to exceed 2,000.

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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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