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.
Ebola outbreak coming to an end in Uganda, continues in CongoWhile Ebola continues to kill in the Democratic Republic of Congo, an outbreak of the virus in neighboring Uganda appears to be coming to an end, the World Health Organization said Monday, reporting that no new cases of the deadly virus had been ...
Ebola outbreak kills 10 in CongoAs of Monday, WHO said, the deaths are among 13 probable and two confirmed Ebola cases reported in Orientale province in eastern Congo.
Officials in eastern Congo say Ebola outbreak has spreadGOMA, Congo -- Officials in eastern Congo say the Ebola epidemic has spread to a second centre after a woman was contaminated during the funeral of a victim of the disease and travelled back to her home.
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.
Uganda Ebola outbreak 'coming to an end': WHOGENEVA - Uganda'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.
Thief contracts Ebola virus from swiped cell phoneAn unlucky crook caught the Ebola virus when he swiped a cell phone from a patient battling the disease at a hospital in western Uganda, the locus of an outbreak of the deadly fever. The 40-year-old thief snuck past security at Kagadi Hospital Aug. 14 ...
Canberra doctor fighting deadly ebolaScientists suspect ebola virus lives in bat colonies and Dr Lokuge said the outbreak started after one family member spent time in the forest.
Uganda's deadly Ebola outbreak under control, says MSFThe outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda appears to be under control, says the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).
Ebola Strikes 30 in Northeastern Congo, Kills 14, WHO ReportsAn outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever killed 14 people in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo by Sept. 1, the World Health Organization said.
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 ...
Ebola Outbreak Migrating Westward: It began in Uganda: Will it end in the US?The Ebola virus is a member of the filoviridae family of viral infections. Marburg was first recognized in 1967 as causing an outbreak among staff at a laboratory in Marburg, Germany, as a result of handling a recently arrived shipment of African green ...
Stop-work order creates uncertainty for Ebola drug researchThe world's first major outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever since 2009 raged across Uganda and Congo in July and August, killing at least 26 people.
Clinton wraps up African tripCOTONOU, Benin - On an epic journey through Africa, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton braved an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, escaped a swarm of angry bees in Malawi and witnessed a rare snow in South Africa. She even ...
Ebola and TanzaniaWhile talking with students at the Zanzibar School of Health, there was a realization that more needed to be learned about Ebola. The recent outbreak in western Uganda was putting a chill on the thought of vacationing in Arusha. Although most people ...
Ebola outbreak in Congo worsens, 14 deadEbola outbreak in Congo worsens, 14 dead, WHO says. The Doctors Without Borders isolation ward of Kampungu where people with Ebola are treated.
WHO declares Uganda Ebola freePublish Date: Sep 04, 2012The partners who are involved in the response to the Ebola outbreak are transferring capacity to national and district authorities to sustain the essential functions, including enhanced surveillance and response, psychosocial support and infection ...
WHO: 30 Suspected Cases of Ebola in CongoThe World Health Organization has registered 30 suspected cases of the deadly Ebola virus in Congo in an outbreak that comes on the heels of one in neighboring Uganda.