The Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry says that among 3,128 cases of reported hemorrhagic fever, some 3,017 were confirmed to be Ebola cases.
When Edmund Kaszibuloh Koroma emerged from the jungle, leading 87 former child soldiers and sex slaves to safety, he became a hero. But he believes it is his duty to support Sierra Leone’s youth.
The latest casualty in Uganda was a nine-year-old girl from the DRC, reviving fears that the virus could cross the porous borders of the central African country.
More than 1,800 people have died in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since Ebola broke out there in August last year.
Rwanda's health minister came out with a clarification after the country's foreign affairs state minister had said that the border with DRC was shut over increased fears that the Ebolo virus could spread across the border.
"I have been informed of another confirmed Ebola case at the Goma Ebola treatment centre," said Aruna Abedi, the chief Ebola coordinator in North Kivu, the worst-hit province since the outbreak began on August 1 last year.
In any country in the world, the resignation of the health minister days after the declaration of an international health emergency should not only be worrying but alarming.
The WHO says the renewed pledges of financial aid raised hopes the Ebola epidemic could be restrained after the outbreak was declared an international emergency earlier this month.
The virus has killed more than 1,700 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo since the world's second-worst outbreak was declared almost a year ago and is threatening to spill over its borders.
FIFA's ethics judges also fined Musa Bility, a member of the Confederation of African Football executive committee, $507,200. Bility was planning to appeal a Federation plan to oversee African football.
Officials blame the ADF militia group for twin overnight attacks in North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Restrictions on travelling to the Democratic Republic of Congo would "impede our ability to effectively control" Ebola virus, Dr John N Nkengasong, a top health officer at African Union said.
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