Breaking: Second Ebola death recorded in DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has recorded a second Ebola death in days following more than seven weeks without a new case, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. The DRC had been set on Sunday to mark an end to the second-deadliest outbreak of the virus on record, until a case was confirmed on Friday in […]

Ebola case confirmed in eastern DR Congo city of Goma

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) health ministry has confirmed the first case of Ebola in Goma, now the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in the east of the vast country almost a year ago. The announcement on Sunday raised concerns the virus, which has killed more than 1,650 people since August 2018, could spread more […]

The deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo has surpassed 1,000 cases.

More than a thousand people have been infected with the deadly Ebola virus in two eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in an outbreak that has claimed hundreds of lives and flummoxed public health officials. The Congolese health ministry said Sunday the virus has killed at least 629 people and infected 1,009 […]