Scientists around the world agree that we’re not ready for the next pandemic, so the World Health Organization is paying close attention to certain infectious diseases. You should too.
A vaccination drive was launched last week, but as with past outbreaks, people in the region doubt the existence of Ebola and reject measures aimed at checking its spread, including not to touch sick people and not to wash the dead.
Only one of five victims who died from the deadly virus in Guinea was confirmed positive for Ebola, with the remaining four listed as “probable cases”.
Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday announced a return of Ebola in its troubled east, just three months after authorities declared the end of the country’s latest outbreak.
A woman who contracted Ebola virus has died in Butembo town in North Kivu province while as the government begun tracing everyone who came in contact with her, officials say.
The drugmaker has said it is now talking with the FDA about an emergency use authorisation for its experimental dual antibody cocktail for Covid-19.
WHO states that it has a "zero-tolerance policy with regard to sexual exploitation and abuse."
Fresh infections surface in western province of Mbandaka as Democratic Republic of Congo's dilapidated health system battles both a measles epidemic and Covid-19.
The World Health Organization's emergencies director Michael Ryan said four of the 10 countries showing the greatest number of new Covid-19 cases over the last 24 hours were in Latin America.
Democratic Republic of Congo's Health Minister Eteni Longondo says disease has erupted in a district of the northwestern city Mbandaka, a transport hub on the Congo River with a population of more than a million.
Bats may well be the answer, so why not try?
A fragile healthcare system and a continent facing several pre-existing ailments, the coronavirus looks set to further strain resources.
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