Ebola

DR Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine

Vaccine made by US-based firm Johnson & Johnson to be deployed as Ebola continues to surge, DRC health officials say.

DR Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo police detain former health minister in Ebola probe

Oly Ilunga Kalenga taken into custody over alleged mismanagement of funds amid concerns he planned to flee, police say.

DR Congo police detain former health minister in Ebola probe

Uganda

Ebola deaths in east DRC outbreak top 2,000

This is second deadliest on record behind 2013-2016 epidemic in West Africa that killed more than 11,300 people.

Ebola deaths in east DRC outbreak top 2,000

Democratic Republic of the Congo

On the front line of the Ebola epidemic

Healthcare workers in DR Congo continue to educate and treat people, trying to prevent further spread of the virus.

On the front line of the Ebola epidemic

Democratic Republic of the Congo

New Ebola front as cases spread

Year-long DRC outbreak spreads to third province, with a mother dying from disease and her child receiving treatment.

New Ebola front as first cases confirmed in DRC's South Kivu

AJ Impact

'Pandemic bonds' meet their match in Ebola fight

The huge returns on offer have lured investors to the fight against pandemics, but Ebola is showing bonds' limits.

Profit-making 'pandemic bonds' meet their match in Ebola

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments

Two experimental drugs developed in DR Congo trial using antibodies harvested from survivors of Ebola infection.

Inside Story

What does it take to contain Ebola?

The DRC is suffering its worst ever outbreak, but a new vaccine might prove effective against the virus.

Ebola

Three DRC medics arrested over killing of WHO doctor

A local doctors association has threatened to strike if their colleagues are not released within 48 hours.

Ebola in DRC: Three medics arrested over killing of WHO doctor

Africa

DR Congo Ebola crisis: Health workers try to contain virus

There is still confusion around the virus and suspicion of foreign health workers here in the eastern DR Congo.

Ebola

Gold miner who died of Ebola contaminated several: DRC official

Gold miner's wife tests positive - the fourth case confirmed in Goma - as officials fear epidemic could last 2-3 years.

Gold miner who died of Ebola contaminated several: DRC official

Ebola

Third Ebola case confirmed in DR Congo's Goma

First known transmission in major urban centre during outbreak now entering its second year raises further concerns.

Third Ebola case confirmed in DR Congo's Goma

Democratic Republic of the Congo

One year on, fight against Ebola far from over

As Rwanda shuts border with DRC over Ebola fears, health workers call for increase in efforts to beat deadly epidemic.

One year on, fight against Ebola far from over

Health

Second confirmed Ebola patient in DR Congo's Goma dies

Death of man diagnosed in major transport hub heightens fears the disease could spread beyond DR Congo's borders.

Second confirmed Ebola patient in DR Congo's Goma dies

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia suspends Hajj visas for DR Congo over Ebola

Move taken to 'conserve well-being' of Hajj pilgrims, foreign ministry says.

Saudi Arabia suspends Hajj visas for DR Congo over Ebola