Tag Archives: health emergency

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.

05 February 20

Ethiopia: Citizens call for flights from China to be stopped amid coronavirus outbreak

Citizens in Ethiopia are calling upon the government to halt flights from China as concerns over the coronavirus outbreak intensify.

28 January 20

Kenya: Student with ‘coronavirus symptoms’ quarantined

A student from China has been quarantined in Kenya after developing symptoms consistent with the coronavirus.

05 December 19

Healthcare leaders say HIV/AIDS response is failing in Africa

Health leaders at the biggest AIDS conference in Africa on Monday said the world’s response to HIV/AIDS in Africa is failing.

03 October 19

DRC: Measles kills 3,600 children as new vaccine drive launches

Measles has killed 3,667 children this year in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), government figures reveal.

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.

08 August 19

Burundi: 1,800 dead in malaria ‘epidemic’

Malaria has killed more than 1,800 people in Burundi this year, according to the United Nations.

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.

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.


Follow me on Twitter