Ebola

WHO extends emergency status of Ebola in DR Congo

The emergency could be lifted within three months on the advice of the UN health agency's experts.

WHO extends emergency status of Ebola in DR Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Doctors treating Ebola flee DR Congo's east amid deadly violence

Doctors Without Borders staff say a group wielding machetes and sticks attacked its health facilities on Tuesday night.

Doctors treating Ebola flee DR Congo's east amid deadly violence

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Deadly attack on Ebola centre as violence surges in DR Congo

Mai-Mai rebels kill three people in latest attack, as more than 80 killed in eastern DRC in recent weeks.

Deadly attack on Ebola centre as violence surges in DR Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Deadly DRC protests target UN as Ebola workers pulled out

Rebel attacks spark deadly violence against UN facilities for a second day with at least two demonstrators killed.

Reporter's Notebook

At Ebola ground zero in DR Congo, new vaccine and hope

More than 2,000 people have died since the outbreak of the disease, but better treatment and a new vaccine give residents hope.

Africa

Ebola in DRC: New vaccine to be tested on 500,000 Congolese

DRC health officials roll out new vaccine to fight Ebola in the east. But some scientists say it has not been fully tested.

Africa

DR Congo doctors hope to eliminate Ebola by end of year

More than 2,000 people, including 160 health workers, have died since the most recent Ebola outbreak last year.

AJ Impact

US drugmaker wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccine

Merck's vaccine, Ervebo, is approved for people over 18 years old and has already been used under emergency guidelines.

US drugmaker wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccine

AJ Impact

Johnson & Johnson seeks European approval of its Ebola vaccine

The pharmaceutical giant is also in talks with the US Food and Drug Administration for approval of the two-dose drug.

Johnson & Johnson seeks European approval of its Ebola vaccine

Ebola

Congolese anti-Ebola fighter killed in home attack

Assailants stabbed Papy Mumbere Mahamba, 35, and wounded his wife before burning down their home in Lwemba town.

Congolese anti-Ebola fighter killed in home attack

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo launches large-scale operation against rebels

Offensive against armed rebels comes as efforts to contain deadly Ebola virus outbreak are ongoing.

DR Congo launches large-scale operation against rebels

Ebola

WHO, DRC eye tighter rules for Ebola care over immunity concerns

Alarm raised after patient's death appears to defy accepted medical theory that survivors are immune to reinfection.

WHO, DRC eye tighter rules for Ebola care over immunity concerns

Health

IOM halts Ebola screening after aid workers killed in South Sudan

UN migration agency suspends some Ebola checks at South Sudan border points with Uganda, DR Congo.

IOM halts Ebola screening after aid workers killed in South Sudan

AJ Impact

Ebola tests resilience of Uganda's cross-border trade

Uganda has heeded WHO's warning to keep its border with DRC open during the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak on record.

Ebola tests resilience of Uganda's cross-border trade

Ebola

Ebola virus now squeezed into 'corner' of DR Congo: WHO

UN health agency says transmission rates in deadly epidemic have been slashed but warns danger is not over yet.

Ebola virus now squeezed into 'corner' of DR Congo: WHO