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DR Congo Ebola outbreak declared global health emergency

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern”. The move may encourage wealthy donor countries to provide more cash. But the WHO stopped short of saying borders should be closed, saying the risk of the disease spreading outside the region was… Read More »

Everything you need to know about Ebola

The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the second largest in history and the worst the country has ever seen. At least 658 people have reported symptoms of hemorrhagic fever in the Central African nation’s eastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri, which share borders with Rwanda, Uganda and South… Read More »