Health

DRC: Two Ebola patients who escaped quarantine die

The third has been found alive and placed under observation, the medical charity says.

Three Ebola patients escape quarantine in DRC, two later die: MSF

Africa

Ebola vaccine to be distributed in DR Congo

Health staff working in the epicentre of the current outbreak are first to receive the immunisation, DRC officials say.

Africa

Ebola in DRC: Aid workers racing to spread awareness

Thousands of people live and work on the Congo river, which runs through several countries and raises the risk of the Ebola infection spreading. Aid workers are trying to educate people about simple steps they can take to protect themselves.

Interactive

All you need to know about Ebola virus disease

A recent outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has raised concerns of another epidemic.

All you need to know about Ebola virus disease

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Three new Ebola cases confirmed in DRC city

Outbreak, first reported in a remote rural area, has its first confirmed case in Mbandaka, a city of 1.2 million.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC: Ebola spreads to big city, raising epidemic fears

'Game changer' as Ebola outbreak hits urban centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Health

WHO mobilises in bid to prevent DRC Ebola epidemic

At least 32 'suspected, probable and confirmed' Ebola cases have been registered in the DRC since April, WHO says.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

One dead from Ebola, 11 others infected, DRC confirms

Health minister confirms first death from Ebola outbreak in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo.

One dead from Ebola, 11 others infected, DRC confirms

Ebola

DRC: 17 dead as Ebola virus outbreak declared

Emergency measures implemented in Democratic Republic of Congo as 21 suspected Ebola cases reported.

Two cases of Ebola confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo

Health

WHO: Africa's healthcare suffering from lack of funding

The WHO's Africa director talks about obstacles, lessons learned from Ebola and future of healthcare in the continent.

WHO: Africa's healthcare suffering from lack of funding

Inside Story

Can Liberia's momentum be maintained?

Liberians have voted to elect a new president in the first democratic transfer of power in seven decades.

Ebola

Did Ebola ever really go away?

Though the cameras of the international media departed, the story continues for Sierra Leona, Liberia and Guinea.

Did Ebola ever really go away?

In the Field

Return to Liberia: Life after surviving Ebola

Three years after the crisis, survivors in Liberia tell us how Ebola changed their lives and their country.

Ebola

Ebola outbreak declared in DRC after three deaths

World Health Organization confirms one Ebola-related death and investigates two more since April 22 caused by the virus.

Ebola outbreak declared in DRC after three deaths

Health

Bushmeat trade tests Cameroon's Ebola prevention

In a country where hunting wildlife for food is a centuries-old practice, the association with Ebola challenges habits.

Bushmeat trade tests Cameroon's Ebola prevention