Africa

DRC: Measles vaccinations suspended over latest Ebola outbreak

Ebola outbreak in the DRC is affecting urgent medical care for other diseases.

World Health Organization

WHO discusses Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization confirms more than 2,000 infections since the most recent Ebola outbreak in August 2018 in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Ebola

Uganda bans public gatherings in Kasese district amid Ebola fears

Move comes as health officials declare second Ebola fatality in Uganda just days after the virus spread from DR Congo.

Uganda

Ebola kills child in Uganda as two new cases confirmed

Total of three cases in Uganda as world health officials consider meeting to discuss global emergency warning.

Uganda

Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside DRC outbreak

The five-year-old child who tested positive for Ebola is receiving care after arriving on Sunday from the DRC.

Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside DRC outbreak

Democratic Republic of the Congo

WHO: One in four DR Congo Ebola cases could be going undetected

Second-worst Ebola epidemic on record 'certainly not under control', World Health Organization warns.

WHO: One in four DR Congo Ebola cases could be going undetected

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola outbreak in eastern DRC reaches 2,000 cases

Spread of the disease appears quickening with 1,300 deaths in 10 months, treatment hampered by mistrust, fighting.

Ebola outbreak in eastern DRC reaches 2,000 cases

Ebola

Fears of Ebola pandemic if violent attacks continue in DR Congo

Armed groups' attacks on health facilities and workers in DRC must stop to prevent spread of virus, officials say.

Fears of Ebola pandemic if violent attacks continue in DR Congo

Witness

Survivors: Inside Sierra Leone's Ebola epidemic

An intimate look at the fight to contain the 2014 Ebola outbreak through the lives of three Sierra Leoneans.

Inside Story

Is Ebola spiralling out of control in the DRC?

Doctors are alarmed by the rapid spread of the worst outbreak in the country's history.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

WHO warns Ebola could breach DRC's borders unless attacks stop

Frequent assaults on health workers, treatment centres threaten efforts to contain the deadly virus, WHO says.

WHO warns Ebola could breach DRC's borders unless attacks stop

Democratic Republic of the Congo

What's needed to beat Ebola in DR Congo?

Efforts to stop spread of deadly virus hampered by simmering violence, funding shortfall and community mistrust.

What's needed to beat Ebola in DR Congo?

Africa

DR Congo Ebola clinic in North Kivu attacked

Mai-Mai rebel group invades Butembo city and fights with security forces at heart of country's Ebola outbreak.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo Ebola death toll surpasses 1,000

Epidemic continues to claim lives in eastern DRC amid climate of mistrust, repeated attacks on health workers.

DR Congo records 1,000th Ebola death in current outbreak

Ebola

Five years after West Africa's Ebola pandemic: Where are we now?

Some health workers say they are better prepared for an Ebola outbreak, but survivors are not so sure.

Five years after West Africa's Ebola pandemic: Where are we now?