Tag: Ebola Virus

August 13, 2019

New Treatment of Ebola

The mortality rate for REGN-EB3 and mAb114 was 29 per cent and 34 per cent respectively, and the drugs worked even better for patients who were treated early -within three days of infection

August 12, 2019

DRC Religious Leaders Working with ...

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

August 9, 2019

Ebola Fears Slow Crossings at Rwand...

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

June 18, 2019

Uganda’s Frontline Health Workers...

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

January 23, 2019

Ebola Survivors of Beni

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.

January 13, 2019

Breakthrough Made in Treating Ebola...

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

January 11, 2019

Ebola Infected New Born Baby in DRC

Historically, there have been very low survival rates for pregnant women infected with Ebola, and for their babies

December 18, 2018

Meet Benedicte the Miracle Baby: Co...

The UN’s children’s emergency fund says more than 30 percent of cases in this outbreak are children

December 12, 2018

Ebola Effected Children in DRC

UNICEF and its partners have so far identified more than 400 children who have been orphaned or left unaccompanied because of the virus

December 7, 2018

Ebola Survivors in E. DR Congo Desc...

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

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