Ebola

'Young miracle': Baby recovers from Ebola in DR Congo outbreak

The infant was discharged from the treatment centre in Beni on Wednesday, according to DR Congo's health ministry.

'Young miracle': Baby recovers from Ebola in DR Congo outbreak

Ebola

DRC Ebola outbreak second largest in history: WHO

The UN health body confirms 426 cases, with 198 deaths reported since August, as DRC struggles to contain the disease.

DR Congo Ebola outbreak second largest in history: WHO

Ebola

Why Ebola crisis in DRC is unlike anything before

Democratic Republic of Congo has seen multiple outbreaks of Ebola, but this time it faces more challenges.

Why Ebola crisis in DRC is unlike anything before

Africa

DRC: Ebola clinical trials begin as UN warns of newborns infected

Authorities allow clinical trials even as a fresh WHO warning about babies becoming infected raises new fears.

DRC: Ebola clinical trials begin as UN warns of newborns infected

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC efforts to fight Ebola resume in Beni after deadly violence

'Despite deadly attacks .. Ebola response activities are continuing,' the World Health Organization said on Sunday.

Human Rights

UN 'alarmed' by fighting in DR Congo ahead of December elections

UN concerned by conflicts in DRC, warning that violence and Ebola outbreak could hamper December poll.

UN 'alarmed' by fighting in DR Congo ahead of December elections

Africa

DRC facing worst Ebola outbreak in nation's history

Announcement comes amid warnings situation may worsen due to armed group attacks and community resistance.

Africa

DRC rebels kill 13, abduct a dozen children in Ebola epicentre

The Allied Democratic Forces rebels attacked Congolese army positions and several neighbourhoods of Beni.

DRC rebels kill 13, abduct a dozen children in Ebola epicentre

Ebola

DRC: 24 dead in one week as Ebola outbreak spreads

The rate of new Ebola cases has more than doubled after rebels forced response efforts to be briefly suspended.

DR Congo: Ebola claims 24 lives in one week

Witness

Big Wata: The Surfers of Sierra Leone

Members of Sierra Leone's only surf club dream of putting Africa on the surfing map.

Ebola

Ebola could spread from DRC to Uganda, Rwanda, WHO warns

Warning comes as trial of therapeutic Ebola treatment is under discussion and could begin in weeks, WHO chief says.

Ebola could spread from DRC to Uganda, Rwanda, WHO warns

Africa

DRC to deploy troops to protect Ebola funeral workers

The measure aims to prevent more attacks on teams transporting the bodies of Ebola victims for burial.

DR Congo to deploy army to protect Ebola funeral workers

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola outreach work halted as DRC attack toll hits 21

Aid agencies say they were forced to stop their activities after a rebel attack in Beni on Saturday.

Ebola outreach work halted as DR Congo attack toll hits 21

Africa

DR Congo: Ebola fears keeping kids home from school

The Health Ministry says the death toll from the disease has risen to 75 since the epidemic was declared in August.

DR Congo: Ebola fears keeping kids home from school

Ebola

DRC rolls out prototype treatments to fight Ebola outbreak

An outbreak of Ebola in eastern DRC has 39 confirmed deaths as authorities roll out new drugs.

DRC rolls out prototype treatments to fight Ebola outbreak