Tag: Ebola Epidemic
It’s been a year since an Ebola outbreak started the Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern region. Since then, 25-hundred cases have been reported and more than 18-hundred people have died
Witnesses say fears of the Ebola virus have brought border traffic between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo to a virtual standstill. Long lines and lengthy delays at the border crossings have left many traders frustrated
Ugandan Health officials and the World Health Organization are mobilizing against Ebola after it spread across the border from the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Frontline workers are risking their lives to stop the deadly virus
As of 20 January, 422 people have died in this outbreak, while 245 have survived. Two hundred and seventeen of these survivors are participating in the programme.
Now scientists have found one. Their research produced a drug cocktail called MBP134 that helped monkeys infected with three deadly strains of Ebola recover from the disease
In the three months since the Ebola outbreak began in the volatile east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the virulent hemorrhagic fever has sparked debate in communities, and even become a talking point for local politicians ahead of the December 23 election
As the Democratic Republic of Congo battles the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, just across the border Ugandan survivors of a 2007 outbreak are reminded of the near-death experience they went through