GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo At least 14 civilians and four soldiers were killed on Saturday in a six-hour attack by rebels on the town of Beni in eastern Congo, the army and local officials said, disrupting efforts to contain an Ebola epidemic in the area.
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Sept 23 At
least 14 civilians were killed on Saturday in a six-hour attack
by rebels on the town of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of
Congo, local officials told Reuters, warning the unrest may
hamper efforts to quash an Ebola epidemic in the area.
BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo When Esperance Nzavaki heard she was cured of Ebola after three weeks of cutting-edge care at a medical center in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, she raised her arms to the sky with joy and praised the Lord. | Video
* First confirmed death recorded in key trading hub last
GOMA, Congo, Sept 5 Democratic Republic of Congo
has recorded its first death from Ebola in the eastern trading
hub of Butembo, a city of almost a million with links to Uganda
that could complicate efforts to control the outbreak, health
officials said on Wednesday.
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo A mobile blood-testing lab. Hand-washing stations on street corners. Motorcycle taxi drivers forbidden from sharing spare helmets. If Ebola is coming, the city of Goma in eastern Congo wants to be ready.
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo/GENEVA Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment to counter the latest flare-up of the virus, health officials said on Tuesday, the first time it has been deployed against an active outbreak.
MANGINA, Congo Congolese officials and the World Health Organization began vaccinating health workers against the deadly Ebola virus on Wednesday, to try to halt an outbreak in Congo's volatile east.
GENEVA/GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo An Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of kilometres and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Thursday. | Video