Ebola outbreak kills 15 in eastern Congo, better education needed to curb ...GOMA, Congo - An outbreak of the Ebola virus has killed 15 people in northeastern Congo and the local communities are quickly learning how frighteningly deadly the disease is, and how to prevent its spread.
Ebola outbreak spreads in eastern Congo, kills 15GOMA, Congo (AP) - Local authorities in eastern Congo say that the population lack of information on Ebola and the traditional practice of washing corpses before funerals are helping the epidemic to spread. Fifteen people have died in the current ...
Ebola outbreak kills 15 in eastern CongoGOMA, Congo—An outbreak of the Ebola virus has killed 15 people in northeastern Congo and the local communities are quickly learning how frighteningly deadly the disease is, and how to prevent its spread.
World News: Ebola Virus on the move..Media Rights in UkraineGOMA, Congo (AP) -- Officials in eastern Congo say the Ebola epidemic has spread to a second center after a woman was contaminated during the funeral of a victim of the disease and travelled back to her home.
Ebola outbreak kills 14 in DRCThe epicentre of the outbreak, which killed its first victim last month, is in the busy town of Isiro in Orientale Province, but it has spread to the settlement of Viadana 75 kilometres (45 miles) away, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said in a ...
10 people dead from Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the CongoIn late July, WHO officials announced that an outbreak of Ebola virus was taking place in nearby Uganda. The disease was under control by Aug. 3, when a list of 176 people who had even momentary contact with those who contracted Ebola was created and ...
DR Congo Ebola outbreak death toll rises to 14: medicsKINSHASA (Reuters) - The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 14 and the crisis is not yet under control, medical officials said on Monday.
Reactions to Uganda's Health Scare Should Ring True for AmericansIt's more than 7,000 miles between Uganda and our Atlantic shores, and so if the recent outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus there seems unthreatening and distant to Americans, I suppose that's understandable. Even the name of the virus, named after the ...
The Silver Lining of the 'Ebola' OutbreakThe first Ebola virus outbreak occurred in Uganda 12 years ago when it claimed the lives of at least 170 people in the north of the country in 2000.
Ebola: Kibaale public gatherings ban liftedPublish Date: Aug 30, 2012"We have deemed it necessary to allow public gatherings (in places) such as markets, schools and any other social gatherings to open up because the Ebola epidemic is now contained," Dr. Jackson Amony, the national coordinator of the Ebola task force ...
Uganda Ebola outbreak 'coming to an end': WHOUganda's latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus appears to be over, the World Health Organisation said Monday, pointing out that no new cases had been confirmed for the past month.
How the Deadly Ebola Came BackFifty two days after the first patient died of Ebola in Kibaale district, the outbreak is still shrouded in mystery.
Ebola outbreak tests local surveillanceThe laboratory was set up after a 2007 outbreak of a newly discovered strain of Ebola called Bundibugyo, which killed 42 people.
Ebola caseload soars in eastern DR CongoThe epicentre of the epidemic which broke out in mid-August was located at Isiro, in the northeast of the vast country where 11 died of 18 registered cases.
Uganda: MTN Offers Shs50 Million to Fight EbolaThe secretary general for Uganda Red Cross, Micheal R. Nataka, is calling on corporate companies and other Ugandans to contribute to the fight against the Ebola epidemic in the country. Nakata made the call as he received Shs 50m from MTN Uganda.
LATEST OUTBREAK OF The disease killed 16 peopleKAMPALA (Xinhua) -- Uganda has lifted a ban on public gatherings after it contained a recent outbreak of the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic that left over 16 dead in the mid western district of Kibaale. Jackson Amony, the national coordinator of the Ebola ...
Five reasons you don't need to worry about EbolaWith twin outbreaks of Ebola now reported in Uganda and Congo, the fatal hemorrhagic fever has returned to world headlines.
So You Want To Be A Disease Detective?This summer has had its fair share of newsmaking disease outbreaks. West Nile virus is on course to break records in the U.S.
DR Congo-Ebola: WHO, UNICEF appeal for funds to help DRC fight EbolaKinshasa, DR Congo - The World Health Organisation (WHO) and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) have launched a joint appeal to donors for US$2 million to help the government of DR Congo (DRC) fight the Ebola epidemic raging in its eastern province, ...
Health Ministry Says Ebola ContainedThe recent Ebola outbreak in Kibaale district has been contained, with no new case recorded in the last two weeks, the health ministry has announced.