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Uganda Begins Largest-Ever Ebola Vaccine Trial to Prevent Disease from Speading

Uganda has started its largest Ebola vaccine trial to date, health authorities announced Monday, in an apparent effort to prevent the disease from spreading. An...

UNICEF Reports Unprecedented Number of Children in Congo Infected by Ebola Epidemic

The United Nations' Children's Fund, or UNICEF, reports an unprecedented number of children in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are being infected with...

Experts: Deployment of Second Ebola Vaccine Not to be Hasty Remedy

The resignation of Congo’s health minister in the midst of the country’s worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine...

Children Under Five at Higher Risk of Ebola Outbreak; Represent One-third of Current Total Cases

The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is affecting more children than normal.  The United Nations Children's Fund says kids represent nearly one-third...

Amid Ebola Crisis: Ugandan Medical Workers Lament Limited Support to Fight Epidemic

The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health...

Ebola Epidemic Hampers Global Health due to Lack of Funds

An emergency meeting convened by the World Health Organization has decided the Ebola epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo does not constitute a...

WHO Says Ebola Outbreak Not a Public Health Emergency Despite its Spread from Congo to Uganda

The World Health Organization decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak, despite its recent spread from...

Ebola Outbreak in Uganda Raise Fears of Spread First Time Beyond Congo

Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday — a grandmother and a three-year-old boy — confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread...

More Than 2,000 Ebola Cases Hit Democratic Republic of Congo

More than 2,000 cases of the Ebola virus have hit the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to the nation's health ministry. The 1,346...

Ending Ebola Epidemic in Congo Fraught with Security Risks, Says WHO

The World Health Organization says success in ending the Ebola epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo hinges upon improving security in North Kivu...

UN Draws Measures to Strengthen Response to Combat Ebola Epidemic in DRC

The United Nations has drawn up new measures to strengthen its response to the Ebola epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and put...

WHO to Strengthen Strategies to Combat Ebola Epidemic in Congo

A panel of World Health Organization experts says strategies must be strengthened to combat the worsening Ebola epidemic in the eastern Democratic Republic of...

Ebola Epidemic in DRC could Spread to International Borders Due to Insecurity, Underfunding

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies warns the Ebola epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could spread to urban...

Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Spreading at its Fastest Rate, Says WHO

Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak is spreading at its fastest rate yet, eight months after it was first detected, the World Health Organization...

Congo’s Escalating Ebola Epidemic Exceeds 1,000 Cases Making it World’s Second-Worst Outbreak

Congo's Ebola epidemic has now exceeded 1,000 cases, the country's health ministry said Monday, with a death toll of about 629 in the world's...

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