Congo announces end of Ebola outbreak in east, second deadliest on record

Congo announces end of Ebola outbreak in east, second deadliest on record

KINSHASA — The second-largest Ebola outbreak on record is over after nearly two years and more than 2,200 deaths, Democratic Republic of Congo said on Thursday, even as a separate flare-up of the virus continued on the other side of the country. Despite effective vaccines…

Up to 17 infected, 11 dead in new Ebola outbreak in Congo

Up to 17 infected, 11 dead in new Ebola outbreak in Congo

KINSHASA — The Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded up to 17 Ebola cases in a new outbreak of the deadly virus in the western province of Equateur, and 11 of those infected have died, medical authorities said on Monday. The authorities had reported 12…

Spike of Ebola infections in Congo raises WHO's fears of new major outbreak

Spike of Ebola infections in Congo raises WHO's fears of new major outbreak

The specter of a new Ebola outbreak has been raised after 12 people have been diagnosed with the deadly disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a report by the World Health Organization. A week ago, authorities reported six infections in the northwestern…

Two more people infected with Ebola in new Congo outbreak, WHO says

Two more people infected with Ebola in new Congo outbreak, WHO says

GENEVA — The Ebola virus has infected two more people in Equateur province in western Democratic Republic of Congo and spread to a new area 150 km away from the original six cases, the World Heath Organization said on Wednesday. On Monday Congolese authorities confirmed…

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