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

Africa

DR Congo ethnic violence stopping refugee returns: UN

Head of UN peacekeeping force says deteriorating security interrupting the return process and causing new displacements.

DR Congo ethnic violence stopping refugee returns: UN

Ebola

Can Ebola in DR Congo be contained?

The Stream looks at how health workers are trying to prevent the spread of the deadly disease.

Can Ebola in DR Congo be contained?

Ebola

DRC's health minister quits over government handling of Ebola

Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga steps down after president's office takes charge of DR Congo's deadly Ebola epidemic.

DRC's health minister quits over government handling of Ebola

Sierra Leone

'Toxic stress': Addressing mental health needs in Sierra Leone

Inaccessible health services and spiritual beliefs drive those in need to the shrines of 45,000 traditional healers.

'Toxic stress': Addressing mental health needs in Sierra Leone

Ebola

African Union warns travel curbs would hurt DRC's Ebola response

Shutting of borders with Ebola-stricken DRC could 'impede' efforts to 'control the virus', AU health official says.

African Union warns travel curbs would hurt DRC's Ebola response

Inside Story

Can Ebola be wiped out?

WHO has declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo an international public health emergency.

Ebola

WHO sounds global alarm over DR Congo Ebola outbreak

Ebola epidemic in DRC constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, World Health Organization says.

WHO sounds global alarm over DR Congo Ebola outbreak

Democratic Republic of the Congo

First Ebola patient in DR Congo's Goma dies

The priest's case is the first in a major urban hub in DR Congo and is causing deep concern in neighbouring Rwanda.

First Ebola patient in DR Congo's Goma dies