Global health officials monitoring possible resurgence of Ebola virus in Congo - domain-B

Global health officials are monitoring a possible resurgence of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after reports of an outbreak of the dreaded infectious disease near the country's northern border. The country's public health ...

Nigerian Health Minister Wants Investigation Conducted After Kenya Airways transported Corpse From Ebola-hit DRC - Global News Network

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, has flayed Kenya Airways for transporting a corpse from Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo to the country without proper documentation. Congo is currently battling an outbreak of Ebola , which Nigeria ...

Congo-Kinshasa: What to Know About the Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo - AllAfrica.com

Michael Edelstein outlines what the global health community has learned since the last outbreak and the key elements of the current response. On 9 May, a cluster of undiagnosed illness and deaths in a remote location in the north of the Democratic ...

New Ebola cases may show effect of improved alerts, global official says - Reuters

Cancun, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The rapid reaction by the Democratic Republic of Congo to recent cases of Ebola showed lessons were learned from earlier outbreaks, a top global health official said on Friday, stressing the need to factor ...

Ebola: FG, Lagos state to sanction Kenya Airlines - YNaija

The Federal and Lagos State governments on Thursday said they would punish Kenya Airways for conveying a corpse from an Ebola-infested country, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to Nigeria without clearance. The Minister of Health, Prof.

Are We Now Ready for Ebola? - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

The deadly Ebola virus is back, and the world is responding more aggressively this time. But it's still not as prepared as it needs to be to thwart deadly infectious disease threats, despite the hard lessons of the last epidemic. The current outbreak ...

Early Response Could Help Contain DRC Ebola Outbreak; Fears Of Spread Across Border Into CAR Remain, WHO Says - Kaiser Family Foundation

“On May 12, an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) was declared, affecting a remote area of the northern DR Congo. … The outbreak triggered a response involving more than 13 international agencies. It could prompt the roll-out of an Ebola vaccine ...

Ebola: WHO declares outbreak in DR Congo - pppFocus

Government and World Health Organisation (WHO) officials reached a remote area of Bas-Uele province in northeastern Congo near the border with Central African Republic today for a field investigation, WHO said. One medical humanitarian organization, ...