Tag Archives: Ebola outbreak

15 February 21

DRC: New Ebola outbreak confirmed, cases announced in Guinea

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has confirmed a new outbreak of the Ebola virus with at least four confirmed cases.

18 November 20

Democratic Republic of Congo declares end to latest Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo has declared the end to its latest Ebola outbreak, almost six months after cases were first reported.

19 October 20

DRC: WHO creates independent body to investigate Ebola sex abuse claims

The World Health Organization (WHO) has set up a seven-person independent commission to investigate allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by aid workers during the recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

02 June 20

DRC annoucnes fresh Ebola outbreak in northwest

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have reported a fresh Ebola outbreak in the northwestern city of Mbandaka.

27 February 20

DRC: No new ebola cases reported for a week

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that no new cases of the Ebola virus had been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the past seven days.

30 December 19

DRC: Doctors Without Borders quits Ebola operations in eastern town

Medical aid organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has ceased operations in the eastern town of Biakato in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

17 December 19

DRC: At least 22 killed by ADF fighters in eastern DR Congo

At least 22 people were killed on Saturday by rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), officials say.

06 November 19

DRC: Attackers kill journalist raising Ebola awareness

A journalist in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), known for raising awareness about the country’s ongoing Ebola crisis, has been killed in his home.

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.

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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