ebola virus

 A member of the French Red Cross disinfects the area around someone carrying Ebola

Uganda health ministry confirms Ebola outbreak

A 24-year-old man in Uganda's central Mubende district showed symptoms and later died.

By REUTERS
20/09/2022
 A member of the French Red Cross disinfects the area around someone carrying Ebola

New Ebola case confirmed in eastern Congo -national medical institute

The country has recorded 14 outbreaks since 1976. The 2018-2020 outbreak in the east was Congo's largest and the second largest ever recorded, with nearly 3,500 total cases.

By REUTERS
22/08/2022

WHO officials investigating potential Ebola case in Congo

DR Congo's National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB) is currently testing samples from the patient in order to confirm whether or not they were infected with Ebola.

Ivory Coast begins Ebola vaccinations after case confirmed in Abidjan

An 18-year-old woman tested positive on Saturday after traveling by bus to Abidjan from neighboring Guinea. It is Ivory Coast's first confirmed case of Ebola in 25 years.

By REUTERS
16/08/2021
 A member of the French Red Cross disinfects the area around someone carrying Ebola

WHO says Guinea monitoring confirmed 155 cases of Ebola-like Marburg virus

Guinea was declared free of Ebola two months ago, following an outbreak that killed 12 people.

By REUTERS
11/08/2021
US Vice President Joe Biden (R) is joined by Ebola Response Coordinator Ron Klain (L) in the Eisenho

Joe Biden to appoint Ron Klain as chief of staff

Klain served as Chief of Staff for two vice presidents: Joe Biden and Al Gore, before being appointed as Ebola Response Coordinator for Obama administrations.

2020 is the year of COVID-19 – but what other health crises did it bring?

The WHO counts over 60 separate health emergencies this year, all overshadowed by the novel coronavirus.

Nano-vaccine mechanism of action

New study of Ebola may hold answers for long-term COVID-19 immunity

The study, carried out in a joint effort by British and Guinean scientists, is the world's largest and most comprehensive one to date to examine survivors of the Ebola virus.

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