Congo's Ebola fight complicated by war and suspicion over vaccine

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Congo's Ebola fight complicated by war and suspicion over vaccine Sky News

By John Sparks, Africa correspondent. There is a football pitch with battered-looking goalposts located just across the road from the city hospital in Beni - but nobody will be playing football there for a while. Instead, this scrappy piece of land has ...

US concerned about Ebola outbreak in Congo conflict zone: official The Herald

WASHINGTON. – The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflict-hit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191 deaths, a USAID official said on Thursday. “We are absolutely concerned about the ongoing ...

Ebola prevention measures make 'positive impact' in DR Congo Rappler

'The fact that we have so far prevented Ebola from spreading into neighboring countries is a testament to the hard work and determination of staff from all partners,' says a WHO official. Agence France-Presse · @afp. Published 8:40 PM, November 09, 2018.

ACT Alliance Rapid Response Fund/No. RRF No. 18/2018: Ebola Outbreak in Beni ... Reliefweb

On 1st August 2018, an outbreak of Ebola was confirmed in Mabalako Health Zone in Mangina village situated in Beni Territory, North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The official declaration of Ebola epidemic by DRC National Ministry ...

Uganda Prepares to Fight Off Ebola Along DRC Border Voice of America

In Uganda, officials have stepped up measures to prevent an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. Ebola has infected 250 people in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo since August, killing 180. The border between the countries remains open, and ...

Concerns grow about Ebola outbreak in war-torn eastern DR Congo cgtn.com

The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflict-hit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191 deaths, a USAID official said on Thursday. In this Sept. 9, 2018, file photo, a health worker sprays ...

Uganda well being employees get pre-emptory vaccinations in opposition to Ebola Infosurhoy

Vaccinations of front line healthcare workers have begun in Uganda to stop an outbreak of the Ebola virus, officials said Wednesday. The World Health Organization and Ugandan Health Ministry are inoculating at least 2,100 workers, the ministry announced.

Frontline workers vaccinated in Uganda over Ebola fears, as top UN officials ... The European Sting

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. The World Health Organization (WHO), and Ugandan Ministry of Health, have begun vaccinating frontline health workers in the country against Ebola, in a bid to stop an outbreak in ...

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo Conflict Zone 'Remains Dangerous ... AllAfrica.com

While new measures to tackle the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are working, the epidemic remains dangerous and unpredictable, the United Nations said on Thursday. In a joint mission to the epicentre of the outbreak, ...

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo: Disease outbreak news ... ReliefWeb

As the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak enters the fourth month since declaration, and case numbers surpass 300, substantial progress has been achieved in all aspects of the response. Nevertheless, there remains a challenging road ahead to control ...

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