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West Africa Covid deaths surge amid...

West Africa Covid deaths surge amid...

Africa

Thu, Aug 19 2021

The new outbreaks show the multitude of challenges governments are fighting in parallel with the Covid-19...

Ebola: Profile of a prolific

Ebola: Profile of a prolific

Africa

Mon, Feb 15 2021

On Sunday, West Africa faced its first known Ebola resurgence since the end of a devastating outbreak...

WHO outraged by sex abuse reports in...

WHO shaken by DR Congo sex abuse...

Africa

Sat, Oct 3 2020

More than 50 women had accused aid workers from the WHO and leading charities of sexual exploitation...

Covid-19 and other deadly

Covid-19 and other deadly

World

Fri, Sep 25 2020

Ebola has a far higher fatality rate than Covid-19: around 50% of people who are infected die from...

Up to 17 infected, 11 dead in new Ebola...

Up to 17 infected, 11 dead in new Ebola...

Africa

Mon, Jun 15 2020

The Ebola cases have been confirmed in seven health zones across Equateur, including two cases in Bolomba,...

Congo declares new Ebola epidemic, 1,000km...

Congo declares new Ebola epidemic

Africa

Tue, Jun 2 2020

The outbreak was confirmed by World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

What Sierra Leone can teach Bangladesh...

What Sierra Leone can teach Bangladesh...

World

Mon, Apr 20 2020

Sierra Leone has been praised as one of the countries that reacted well to the crisis

Lessons from the past

Lessons from the past

Mushtaque Chowdhury

Fri, Apr 3 2020

What the Ebola outbreak -- and other experiences -- teach us about containment

Fights to end polio, contain Ebola made...

Fights to end polio, contain Ebola made...

World

Wed, May 15 2019

Last year 973 attacks were reported on health workers in nearly two dozen conflict-ridden countries

Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to...

Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to...

Africa

Fri, Nov 2 2018

The ministry said Thursday that it had recorded 285 possible cases and 180 deaths

Ebola outbreak kills 33 in DR

Ebola outbreak kills 33 in DR

Africa

Sun, Aug 5 2018

One of the world's most feared diseases, Ebola is a virus-caused haemorrhagic fever that in extreme...

Study: Ebola infects woman's husband,...

Female Ebola survivor infects...

Health

Tue, Jul 24 2018

The virus appears to have "re-emerged" after the woman gave birth to a fourth son

WHO says Congo faces 'very high' risk...

WHO says Congo faces 'very high' risk...

Africa

Fri, May 18 2018

The nightmare scenario is an outbreak in Kinshasa, a crowded city where millions live in unsanitary slums...

Congo, WHO race to prevent runaway Ebola...

Congo, WHO race to prevent runaway Ebola...

Africa

Thu, May 17 2018

Congolese and UN officials were racing to prevent a runaway Ebola outbreak in Congo on