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Ebola outbreak in Africa ends — but gaps in public health leave region vulnerable -

Experts say effective response to the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo helped prevent the virus from spreading. Erika Check Hayden. 02 July 2017 Updated: 02 July 2017. Article tools. PDF · Rights & Permissions. John Wessels/Getty Images ...and more »

REFILE-Congo declares Ebola outbreak over after four deaths - Reuters Africa

KINSHASA, July 1 (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo declared its two-month Ebola outbreak officially over on Saturday after 42 days without recording a new case of the disease. The outbreak in Congo's remote northeastern forests, a record eighth ...and more »

UN health agency declares end to latest Ebola outbreak in DR Congo - UN News Centre

3 July 2017 – A recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is over, the United Nations health agency today said, while adding that enhanced surveillance for the virus continues. The announcement comes 42 days since ...and more »

How the Democratic Republic of the Congo Beat Ebola in 42 Days - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. As anti-climaxes go, it was a most welcome one. On May 11, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) notified the World Health ...and more »

Congo violence fuels fears of return to 90s bloodbath - The Guardian

Thousands of people have been killed and more than a million displaced in the most severe outbreak of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo in recent years, raising fears of a return to the bloody civil wars of the 1990s and increasing pressure ...and more »

Ebola Outbreak Declared Over in Democratic Republic of Congo After Four Deaths -

A small outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is over, the World Health Organization said Sunday. Four people died and four survived being infected by the virus, WHO said. It was the first reported outbreak of Ebola since the 2014 ...and more »

DR Congo: Does Kabila intend to stay in power? -

Former Kabila spokesman Zihindula Mulegwa and opposition politician Martin Fayulu debate democracy in the DRC. 01 Jul 2017 10:15 GMT Politics, Africa · Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. Play Video. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress ...and more »

The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is over - Quartz

After a 42-day period without any new cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo over. Initially announced on May 12 in Likati, a remote town in the Bas-Uélé province close to the ...and more »

WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo now over -

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the end of the latest Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last Saturday. This comes at 42 days after the last confirmed case of Ebola. The experts have said that two ...and more »

The crisis in Congo is spiraling out of control - Washington Post

Ida Sawyer is the central Africa director at Human Rights Watch. Congo is facing a political and economic crisis, and it's only growing worse. President Joseph Kabila was due to step down in December 2016, at the end of his constitutionally mandated ...and more »