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2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-bor...

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border

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A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while tw...
16:45 2019-06-12

Uganda Records Second Ebola Death After the Outbreak Crossed the Congolese Border (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the di...
10:45 2019-06-13

Congolese cross-border trader's Ebola death fuels Uganda outbreak fears A Congolese woman who died of Ebola this month vomited four times in a Ugandan market after crossing the border days earlier to sell fish, the WHO sa...
17:30 2019-07-17

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and gra...
02:15 2019-06-13

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the borde...
01:45 2019-06-15

Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola cri...
02:00 2019-06-12

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the c...
12:30 2019-06-12

Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda The deadly Ebola outbreak that has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 10 months has crossed into neighboring Uganda, where autho...
05:45 2019-06-12

World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo KASINDI, Congo (AP) — World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo. The post World Health O...
15:15 2019-06-12

2 dead after Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, which has now killed two people -- signaling that the outbreak officials have struggled to conta...
17:45 2019-06-13

Ebola outbreak turns deadly in Uganda The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, inclu...
16:45 2019-06-12

Deadly Ebola outbreak spreads from Congo to Uganda The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has now spread to Uganda — claiming the life of a 5-year-old boy Wednesday after the virus kille...
19:45 2019-06-12

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy w...
16:30 2019-06-12

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an...
21:15 2019-06-12

Boy dies, two more Ebola cases reported afer DRC outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, its health ministry said, signaling that the outbreak health officials have battled to contain i...
14:30 2019-06-13

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanue...
16:45 2019-06-13

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the ...
00:15 2019-06-12

5-Year-Old Child Dies in Uganda as Ebola Outbreak Officially Becomes an International Problem The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially become an international problem, with three confirmed cases in nei...
20:30 2019-06-12

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Dem...
07:01 2019-06-12

Ebola: Rwanda-DRC border open amid outbreak in border city Hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the Congolese border town of Goma, a Rwandan minister said the country's border with the DRC had be...
00:15 2019-08-02

Uganda Launches Largest Trial of Experimental Ebola Vaccine As Outbreak Spreads in Neighboring Congo (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Researchers in Uganda have launched the largest-ever trial of the experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deploye...
00:00 2019-08-03

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now kill...
23:30 2019-06-13

Rwanda Shuts Border With Congo Over Ebola Outbreak Rwanda shut its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, escalating its response to an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,800 people sin...
14:30 2019-08-01

Ebola outbreak causes Rwanda to close border with Congo A Rwandan official says his country has closed its border with Congo because of the deadly Ebola outbreak. The state minister for foreign affairs Oli...
16:00 2019-08-01

Rwanda closes border with DRC over deadly Ebola outbreak Closure follows second Ebola death in densely populated city of Goma, on Rwandan border Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of ...
16:00 2019-08-01

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claim...
21:15 2019-06-13

Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak climbs above 2,000 The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2,000, government data showed on Friday, as responders ...
12:15 2019-08-30

Ebola Cases Rise in Congo Border City Amid Fears of Outbreak Spreading (KINSHASA, Congo) — The 1-year-old daughter and the wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week have tested posit...
22:15 2019-08-01

Ebola not known to be spreading in Uganda: WHO There has been no known person-to-person spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo, th...
20:30 2019-06-13

The Ebola virus has reached Uganda Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, a boy has died. Uganda is confident it can contain the virus using an Ebola vaccine, but experts ...
21:30 2019-06-12

Uganda confirms another Ebola case Uganda reported another case of Ebola on Thursday, a nine-year-old girl who had crossed the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, wh...
01:45 2019-08-30

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
18:45 2019-06-12

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus j...
13:45 2019-06-14

| One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago...
21:15 2019-06-11

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus ...
21:15 2019-06-12

The Latest: UN says no evidence Ebola is spreading in Uganda BWERA, Uganda (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The World Health Organization says there’...
20:15 2019-06-13

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly cr...
23:15 2019-06-13

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-y...
16:45 2019-06-13

| Girl, 9, dies from Ebola in Uganda - official A 9-year-old girl who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda after travelling from the Democratic Republic of Congo has died, a Ugandan health official ...
02:15 2019-08-31

Uganda confirms first case of Ebola, a Congolese child - WHO A first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Uganda, a five- year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving on Sunday from the Democrat...
21:30 2019-06-11

Congo Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda, says WHO A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as he...
16:45 2019-07-18

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Re...
20:45 2019-06-12

| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the C...
16:45 2019-07-11

Uganda says latest Ebola patient to be returned to Congo Uganda said on Friday a young girl who tested positive for Ebola after crossing the border from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would ...
12:15 2019-08-30

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the vir...
04:15 2019-06-14

Congolese Girl, 9, Dies After Testing Positive for Ebola in Uganda (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A 9-year-old Congolese girl who tested positive for Ebola in neighboring Uganda has died, officials said Friday, as the Wor...
04:45 2019-08-31

As Ebola Continues to Spread In Congo, Uganda Watches Nervously An ongoing Ebola outbreak has already caused 1,400 deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo–and across the border, Ugandan authorities are br...
17:30 2019-06-20

Congolese girl, 9, dies of Ebola in Uganda- hospital official A nine-year-old girl has died of Ebola in the East African nation of Uganda, a hospital official said, a day after she tested positive for the diseas...
12:45 2019-08-30

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease e...
10:30 2019-06-19

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo. ...
15:15 2019-06-12

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the ...
18:45 2019-06-12

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border fr...
15:15 2019-06-18

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, whe...
01:45 2019-08-03

Congolese girl, 9, dies of Ebola in Uganda: hospital official A 9-year-old girl has died of Ebola in the East African nation of Uganda, a hospital official said, a day after she tested positive for the disease a...
14:45 2019-08-30

Ebola spreads in Uganda—2 deaths, 27 in contact—as WHO calls emergency meeting Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gear as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Ugandan border t...
22:00 2019-06-13

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda amid fears of virus spreading The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday, fuelling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Demo...
16:30 2019-07-17

Sen. Booker crosses border, meets asylum seekers Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker crossed back over the U.S. southern border on Wednesday, traveling to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico...
14:15 2019-07-04

Trump meets with Kim, crosses border into North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the third time on Sunday amid hopes for new talks at ending North Korea's nu...
10:30 2019-06-30

CNOOC halts field work at western Uganda project over Ebola fears Oil producer China National Offshore Oil Corp said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and would r...
09:00 2019-07-25

UN health agency identifies 5-year old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from th...
23:45 2019-06-11

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border fr...
19:30 2019-06-18

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN c...
09:00 2019-08-01

One year later, Ebola outbreak isn't slowing down The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been spreading there for a year, and American federal officials reported Thursday that...
03:00 2019-08-02

Ebola outbreak spreads outside Congo, WHO says The Ebola outbreak that has infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo has now spread outside the country, the World Health ...
05:45 2019-06-12

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from sprea...
00:45 2019-07-19

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency Enlarge / Health workers communicate information about Ebola at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019, in ...
17:45 2019-07-18

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to annou...
22:15 2019-06-03

How Misinformation Is Making It Almost Impossible to Contain the Ebola Outbreak in DRC If Florida Kayindo hadn’t contracted Ebola herself, she wouldn’t believe that it existed. The 36-year-old grins with bemusement thinking ...
21:30 2019-06-20

| DRC Ebola outbreak an 'emergency of international concern': WHO The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of internationa...
02:15 2019-07-18

A year on, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse In private, health officials express concern that official numbers underestimate the true scale of the crisis, as much of the affected region remains...
16:45 2019-08-01

Ebola outbreak in Congo records 3,000 cases A 9-year-old Congolese girl has died of Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Ministry of Health said Frid...
00:15 2019-09-03

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments...
11:15 2019-06-13

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo KINSHASA, Congo — Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, accord...
06:45 2019-08-17

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments...
05:15 2019-07-18

Timeline: How a Congo Ebola outbreak became a global concern The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, after the virus threatened to spread to a major ...
16:45 2019-07-18

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Is Raising Global Alarms Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments...
00:15 2019-08-17

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern",...
11:30 2019-07-18

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could hav...
21:30 2019-06-14

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Alarms Far and Wide Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments...
21:30 2019-06-12

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbrea...
02:00 2019-06-12

| Why the DRC Ebola outbreak was declared a global emergency and why it matters In mid-July the World Health Organisation declared the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a public health emergency of internat...
16:15 2019-08-22

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations h...
16:45 2019-07-18

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on ...
22:45 2019-06-12

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks i...
14:31 2019-05-21

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative ...
00:45 2019-06-16

Ugandan medics facing Ebola outbreak say they lack supplies BWERA, Uganda — The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health...
23:30 2019-06-17

As Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases Sow Confusion On tour in Africa, American officials said the U.S. would keep providing aid. But Congo’s response has been uneven, and the former health minister ha...
01:45 2019-09-17

Ebola kills 9-year-old girl as outbreak records 3,000 cases A 9-year-old Congolese girl has died of Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Ministry of Health said Frid...
23:15 2019-08-30

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zo...
23:45 2019-07-17

Year After Latest Ebola Outbreak, New Cases Emerge in Congo In Goma, two more people were confirmed to have been infected by the virus, and neighboring Rwanda temporarily shut its border crossing with the city...
17:15 2019-08-02

'Global emergency' declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a global public health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said....
21:15 2019-07-17

Trump administration health experts say US not likely to see Ebola outbreak despite spread in Africa Health officials in the Trump administration insist the United States is not at risk of an Ebola outbreak even as the disease continues to spread thr...
03:00 2019-08-02

WHO Declares Ebola in Congo a Public-Health Emergency Nearly a Year After Outbreak The second-worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,500 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since it began last August...
21:30 2019-07-17

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-...
14:37 2019-05-21

Ebola outbreak: Reporter struggles to ‘keep a distance’ as virus kills his people Djaffar Al Katanty, a camera operator from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has only been able to watch as his hometown has become the epicentre of...
05:30 2019-07-05

Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to new province as epidemic continues to spiral One woman dead after two cases are confirmed in South Kivu’s Lwindi district, near DRC’s border with RwandaThe year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democr...
00:15 2019-08-17

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola...
22:01 2019-08-01

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo records Ebola messages to help US officials fight outbreak Unable to send disease fighters to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history, U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall ...
21:15 2019-06-27

| WATCH: WHO stops short of declaring latest Ebola outbreak a global emergency The World Health OrganiSation (WHO) determined for the third time that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not a "pub...
17:15 2019-06-15

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Major City in Congo, Renewing Calls for Emergency Order The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether...
20:45 2019-07-15

Security Council gravely concerned by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, demands immediate end to violence hampering response The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and s...
20:45 2019-08-02

Friday's Daily Brief: Refugee children missing out on school, Ebola in Uganda, Fresh violence in Yemen, 20 years of Timor-Leste independence, Enforced disappearances A recap of Friday's stories: Over half of refugee children missing an education; new Ebola case in Uganda; funding gap in Yemen leaves many at risk; ...
00:15 2019-08-31

UNICEF must triple budget to combat Ebola outbreak in DR Congo; complex crisis impacting unprecedented number of children With an unprecedented number of children affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the United Nations C...
23:45 2019-07-31

Russia reports ASF outbreak near its border with China An outbreak African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected at a small farm in Russia's Primorsk region near its border with China, Russia's agriculture...
23:45 2019-08-05

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education in Africa, Sudan flash-floods, WHO on Ebola, spike in South Sudan violence, Rwanda, Uganda move to normalize relations A recap of Friday’s stories: Education under fire in Central and Western Africa; Sudan flash-floods wreak havoc; Ebola outbreak spreads, albeit with ...
02:15 2019-08-24

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authoriti...
15:15 2019-05-22

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of Inte...
22:45 2019-07-17

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “publ...
06:01 2019-07-18

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Em...
00:30 2019-08-04

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zo...
22:45 2019-07-17

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had the flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of the illness in 32 more migrants detained at a center ...
03:45 2019-05-23

| Rwanda reopens border with Ebola-hit DR Congo: Kinshasa Rwanda reopened its frontier with DR Congo after closing it for eight hours following a new case of Ebola in the Congolese border city of Goma, Kinsh...
21:01 2019-08-01

| Rwanda shuts border with Ebola-hit DRC - Congolese presidency Rwanda has shut its frontier with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo after a third case of the deadly virus was detected in the border city of Go...
15:15 2019-08-01

Death toll in UK hospital listeria outbreak rises to six Another person has died in a listeria outbreak caused by eating contaminated food in hospital, bringing the total number of deaths to six, Public Hea...
14:30 2019-08-01

DR Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of a...
08:45 2019-07-15

| WATCH | Mozambique sets up Ebola screening at Malawi border Mozambique on Saturday set up disease checkpoints along its border with Malawi as a precaution against any spreading of a deadly Ebola outbreak, a se...
00:15 2019-08-06

Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of a...
03:45 2019-07-15

| WATCH: Mozambique sets up Ebola screening at Malawi border Mozambique on Saturday set up disease checkpoints along its border with Malawi as a precaution against any spreading of a deadly Ebola outbreak, a se...
16:30 2019-08-03

Rwanda seals Congo border after third Ebola case in Goma Rwandan authorities closed the border with the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma on Thursday for all people other than Congolese citizens leaving Rwan...
14:30 2019-08-01

Hospital reports patient death amid Legionnaires outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a patient has died amid an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in a recently opened central Ohio hospital...
16:30 2019-06-03

Rwanda border with Ebola-hit Congo fully open after slowdowns: minister Rwanda's border with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday, a minister said, hours after Congolese traders had repor...
22:01 2019-08-01

Ebola: second death confirmed in Goma World Health Organization confirms a second person has died of the disease in a major transit hub in Democratic Republic of CongoA second death linke...
22:30 2019-07-31

US closes Texas processing center amid flu outbreak after teen migrant's death U.S. border agents temporarily closed a main processing center for migrants in southern Texas Tuesday, one day after authorities said a 16-year-old f...
14:45 2019-05-22

UN working ‘intensively’ to stop Ebola in eastern DR Congo, following second case in major border town Senior UN officials tasked with controlling the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have responded to Tuesday’s confirmation of ...
20:45 2019-07-31

| DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2 000 - official The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2 000 lives, out of a total of 3 000 recorded cases since August last ye...
02:15 2019-08-31

Ebola survivors face kidney problems and risk of premature death People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying - probably from severe kidney damage - within a year of leaving hos...
21:45 2019-09-05

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according ...
14:37 2019-05-21

Salvadoran family mourns death of young father across U.S. border Like many Salvadoran migrants before them, Marvin Gonzalez and his eight-year-old daughter Joselyn set off from their farm surrounded by corn and sug...
06:30 2019-08-04

El Salvador leader Nayib Bukele takes blame for death of man, girl at U.S. border El Salvador President Nayib Bukele on Monday took responsibility for the drowning deaths of a man and his daughter, whose deaths were captured in a p...
23:30 2019-07-01

New Mexico town gets death threats after halting crowd-funded border wall A New Mexico mayor on Thursday said he and his staff received multiple death threats after they briefly halted construction of a crowd-funded, privat...
07:01 2019-05-31

How a private border wall sparked anger and death threats in a small New Mexico town The construction of the wall thrusted Sunland Park into the national spotlight as the immigration debate has intensified over the arrival of migrants...
00:30 2019-06-09

Dow Jones crosses 27,000 mark for first time ever The Dow Jones industrial average crossed the 27,000 mark for the first time ever, boosted by bets that the Federal Reserve is poised to cut interest ...
07:30 2019-07-12

Sensex Surges Over 550 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,000 The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 570.07 points to 37,260.57, and the broader NSE Nifty benchmark moved to 11,009.70, up 154.20 points from th...
17:30 2019-08-08

Turkey crosses “red line,” gets booted from F-35 partnership Enlarge / Turkey's planned purchase of F-35A Joint Strike Fighters has been vetoed in the wake of the Turkish purchase of Russian anti-air defenses. ...
01:45 2019-07-18

Dow Jones briefly crosses 27,000 mark for the first time ever The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke records on Thursday morning by surging past 27,000 for the first time ever, rising 132 points during morning t...
02:15 2019-07-12

French 'Flying Man' crosses Channel on jet-powered hoverboard French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, zooming over the Strait of...
14:00 2019-08-04

Franky Zapata crosses Channel by hoverboard at second attempt French inventor flies from northern France to Dover on jet-powered ‘Flyboard’A French inventor has succeeded in crossing the Channel on a jet-powered...
19:15 2019-08-05

On second attempt, hoverboard inventor successfully crosses Channel Following a failed attempt in July, French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crossed the Channel on top of a hoverboard this weekend. Starting his ...
21:00 2019-08-05

Franklin Saint crosses one more line after shooting a cop on ‘Snowfall’ Snowfall | Wednesday, 10 p.m., FX Franklin Saint (Damson Idris) thought he had it made. A product of the rough streets of South Central LA, he carved...
09:45 2019-09-02

Sensex Gains Over 250 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,850: 10 Things To Know Breaking a two-day fall, domestic stock markets started Monday's session on a positive note led by buying across sectors amid strength in Asian peers...
16:15 2019-07-01

Sir Winston crosses finish line first in Belmont Stakes NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Winston crosses finish line first in Belmont Stakes. The post Sir Winston crosses finish line first in Belmont Stakes appeared fi...
05:15 2019-06-09

French inventor crosses English Channel on 'Flyboard' Franky Zapata flew at speeds of up to 190 kilometers per hour during his successful crossing on the state-of-the-art hoverboard. He "really enjoyed" ...
11:15 2019-08-04

Truecaller Crosses 1 Million Paying Subscribers Globally Truecaller on Tuesday announced that it has crossed one million paying subscribers globally and has added a series of new features to its paid subscr...
18:15 2019-08-27

PM Modi, Third Most Followed Leader, Crosses 50 Million Twitter Followers Prime Minister Narendra Modi has retained his position as the third-most followed person on Twitter, crossing the 50 million follower mark on the mic...
09:45 2019-09-09

Franky Zapata Crosses English Channel on Hoverboard on 2nd Try The French inventor’s jet-powered machine crossed from France to Britain in about 22 minutes. He had fallen into the sea on his previous attempt 10 d...
14:30 2019-08-05

Sensex Rises Over 200 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,550 Mark Domestic stock markets started Thursday's session on a higher note, tracking gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 217.76 po...
06:45 2019-07-11

Utomik crosses more than 1,000 PC games for subscription download service Utomik said it has more than 1,000 PC games available for its subscription download service, and the company said its user activity has doubled.Read ...
20:45 2019-08-12

French inventor crosses the English Channel on his hoverboard Over the weekend, French inventor and former jet-ski champion Franky Zapata made history by crossing the English Channel – which is roughly 35 kilome...
13:45 2019-08-05

Sensex Gains Over 100 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,600 Mark Domestic stock markets moved higher after initial nervousness on Tuesday, amid mild gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex benchmark index moved in...
07:45 2019-07-16

Country Music Crosses the Pond in Wild Rose Country music may have flowered in the U.S., but its roots–including fiddle tunes and ballads from the British Isles, many of them songs about ...
19:30 2019-06-20

Sensex Jumps Over 350 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,950: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets registered sharp gains on Monday shrugging off early losses, despite weakness in Asian peers amid US-China trade concerns. The...
13:45 2019-05-27

April-July Fiscal Deficit Crosses 77% Of Budgeted Target Net tax receipts in the first four months of the fiscal year were Rs 3.39 lakh crorerupees, while total expenditure was Rs 9.47 lakh crore rupees, go...
15:15 2019-08-30

US warship crosses through Taiwan Strait after China says U.S. using 'power politics' The U.S. Navy said Wednesday it sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and mainland China one day after Beijing said the United St...
10:45 2019-07-25

China's Official Yuan Rate Crosses 7-Per-Dollar Milestone China set a daily anchor for trading in its currency at the weakest level since 2008 on Thursday, crossing the symbolic 7-per-dollar threshold that t...
09:00 2019-08-08

North Korean Soldier Crosses Demilitarised Zone Into South A North Korean soldier crossed the Demilitarised Zone that divides the peninsula, Seoul's military said Thursday, in a rare direct defection across t...
07:30 2019-08-01

PM Crosses Freezing River, Sniffs Elephant Dung On Man vs Wild Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit television screens like never before on Monday, talking about his life and the environment -- and smelling elephant ...
07:45 2019-08-13

Sensex Crosses 40,000, Nifty Tops 12,000 As Markets Near Record Highs Domestic stock markets jumped to trade near record highs on Friday - with the S&P BSE Sensex back above the 40,000 mark, ahead of the release of GDP ...
07:15 2019-05-31

TikTok User Spending Crosses $10 Million in June: Sensor Tower While India is TikTok's largest market, the growth in spending was driven by users in China, where gross revenue for the app has increased 271 percen...
16:00 2019-07-23

Illinois man travels to El Paso and Dayton to make crosses for shooting victims Greg Zanis watched the unfolding events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend as those communities became the latest to grapple the all...
06:45 2019-08-06

Theme park attendance crosses half-billion mark for 1st time Worldwide attendance at the 10 biggest operators of amusement parks increased 4% last year and crossed the threshold of a half-billion visitors for t...
06:15 2019-05-24

'Let's do it now': Greta Thunberg crosses Atlantic and calls for urgent climate action Climate activist, 16, receives cheers as she steps off boatThunberg says: ‘Let’s not wait any longer. Let’s do it now’Greta Thunberg arrived in New Y...
00:45 2019-08-29

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,700 Amid Choppy Trade Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note to break a four-day fall, a day after credit ratings major Fitch cut India's econom...
09:01 2019-06-18

Watch: High school 7-footer crosses up Stephen Curry with dribble Chet Holmgren, a 7-foot basketball star from Minneapolis, pulled off a nasty crossover on Stephen Curry during the Golden State Warriors star's baske...
23:00 2019-08-07

Starship Technologies raises $40M, crosses 100K deliveries and plans to expand to 100 new universities Starship Technologies invented the category of rolling autonomous sidewalk delivery robots, and to date, the company has made more than 100,000 comm...
02:45 2019-08-21

Border Patrol agents find at least 3 bodies along southern border, officials say The bodies of at least three migrants — two in the Rio Grande River — were discovered in Texas along the southern border with Mexico, officials said ...
00:15 2019-08-29

Border Patrol apprehensions along southern border fall for first time in 2019 After a record-setting run where more Central Americans were entering the U.S., their numbers fell in June, representing a possible summer slowdown. ...
03:45 2019-07-10

| Niger, Nigeria border governors meet to tackle border violence Four governors of neighbouring states of Niger and Nigeria have ended two days of talks to address the security situation along their shared border w...
21:15 2019-09-10

Ocasio-Cortez allegedly screamed at border agents during recent trip to southern border: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., allegedly screamed at Customs and Border Protection agents "in a threatening manner" during a recent visit to ...
13:45 2019-07-02

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who nev...
04:45 2019-06-09

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and aske...
20:30 2019-06-05

A Summer Camp on the Border, Where the Border Crisis Feels Far Away These teenagers, many the children of migrants, are growing up in the shadow of a national conversation about immigration. They feel the stereotypes....
22:45 2019-08-18

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessin...
14:45 2019-05-21

Germany withholds aid money from Uganda In 2018, the United Nations found that millions of dollars of aid money had been stolen in Uganda. Now Germany has partially stopped its funding in a...
18:15 2019-05-24

Uganda grapples with tourism vs. electricity Plans to build another hydropower dam on the shores of Lake Albert in Murchison Falls National Park have angered many Ugandans who rely on the countr...
16:15 2019-07-12

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one ...
12:45 2019-05-22

Uganda: One year of social media tax The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups. And today, even some of the s...
02:15 2019-07-21

Uganda 0-2 Egypt: African Cup of Nations – as it happened Salah and Elmohamady score to send the hosts throughUganda join hosts in next stages by finishing second in groupDR Congo clinch third with big win o...
02:15 2019-07-01

Uganda v Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – live! Minute-by-updates from the 8pm kick-off in CairoFootball Weekly: England heartache, Copa América and AfconAny thoughts? You can email Paul | tweet @P...
21:15 2019-07-05

| Rwanda blocking pilgrims from commemoration, says Uganda Rwandan troops blocked about 200 of their citizens from crossing into Uganda to attend a Christian pilgrimage, a Ugandan government official says, am...
20:45 2019-06-03

Uganda Airlines relaunches nearly 20 years after it vanished After a delay to flights that lasted nearly 20 years, Uganda Airlines has once again taken to the skies above Africa, restoring its status as the cou...
16:45 2019-08-27

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, whil...
06:00 2019-06-23

DR Congo apologise for shock Cup of Nations defeat by Uganda "The Democratic Republic of Congo\u0027s squad have apologised to their compatriots for unexpectedly losing their opening game of the Africa Cup of N...
16:45 2019-06-23

| Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers mov...
14:31 2019-05-21

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management r...
14:31 2019-05-21

Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame ...
22:01 2019-05-25

Uganda's Bobi Wine charged with 'annoying' the president The 37-year-old opposition figure was charged while in court to face a separate treason charge. Bobi Wine says he wants to challenge longtime Preside...
04:30 2019-08-07

Early surprise at African Cup as Uganda beats Congo 2-0 CAIRO (AP) — Uganda threw up the first surprise of the African Cup of Nations by beating former champion Congo 2-0 on Saturday. Both of Uganda’...
19:00 2019-06-22

Uganda jails hundreds of men for sex offences against women and girls Campaigners applaud move to curb gender-based violence after courts hold special sessions to clear backlog of casesHundreds of men in Uganda have bee...
21:45 2019-06-13

DR Congo v Uganda: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - as it happened Kaddu and Okwi give Cranes famous win 5.23pm BST The Cranes are off to a flier thanks to a thoroughly deserved victory, their first at the Africa Cup...
19:00 2019-06-22

U.S. hits North Korea, Uganda in new rounds of sanctions The Trump administration set out two new rounds of sanctions Friday -- one against North Korean hackers for targeting money, infrastructure and globa...
20:15 2019-09-13

Uganda part company with Desabre after Cup of Nations exit "Uganda have parted company with coach Sebastien Desabre despite performing above expectations at the Africa Cup of Nations where they reached the la...
12:45 2019-07-07

| Wall collapses killing six street children in Uganda Six street children who were sleeping in a storm drain next to an elite school in the Ugandan capital have been killed after a wall fell on them, pol...
20:15 2019-06-27

Five dead, dozens feared missing after landslides in Uganda Landslides after heavy rains in eastern Uganda have killed at least five people and dozens more are missing, the country's Red Cross said on Wednesda...
16:30 2019-06-05

'Flying man' crosses English Channel on hoverboard Hoverboard inventor Franky Zapata completed the 35-km journey from France to England in 22 minutes Sunday morning.       &#...
11:00 2019-08-07

At least 10 dead after fuel truck collision in western Uganda: police At least 10 people were killed when a fuel truck exploded in flames after losing control and ramming into three cars in western Uganda on Sunday, pol...
11:45 2019-08-19

Uganda demands financial records, donor lists of NGOs Non-governmental organizations in Uganda have been told to submit financial information including budgets and donor lists to the authorities, an offi...
16:45 2019-08-22

Uganda rejects planned power plant at Murchison Falls Uganda said on Wednesday that due to the importance of its famed Murchison Falls as a lucrative tourism attraction it had rejected a hydropower proje...
14:45 2019-08-28

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino r...
13:45 2019-06-12

Desabre leaves post as Uganda coach by mutual consent Sebastien Desabre leaves his post as Uganda coach by mutual consent after the team's Africa Cup of Nations exit, the country's football federation an...
18:45 2019-07-07

Coffee helps protect Uganda's endangered mountain gorillas Poor communities in Bwindi national park have long depended on what the forest can provide. But with gorillas under threat, coffee now offers a more ...
14:15 2019-09-04

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Uganda had not won match at Afcon since 1978Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the fi...
19:00 2019-06-22

Uganda's cash-strapped cops spend $126 million on CCTV from Huawei A forest of slender white poles topped with dark, unblinking eyes is quietly sprouting on the rubbish-strewn, potholed street corners of the Ugandan ...
01:45 2019-08-17

Lawsuit: U.S. woman posed as a doctor at clinic in Uganda where children died A U.S. woman has been accused of running an unlicensed medical clinic in Uganda where she allegedly posed as a doctor, leading to the deaths of hundr...
22:15 2019-06-27

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee ...
18:45 2019-08-14

| Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact aimed at ending standoff The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, po...
16:15 2019-08-22

England make winning start to Netball World Cup with victory over Uganda Sixteen months after their dramatic win over Australia sent the profile of English netball soaring to new heights, Tracey Neville's squad made a winn...
15:00 2019-07-13

Canadian Forces expected to send Hercules transport plane to Uganda for peacekeeping The CC-130 Hercules was one of three signature promises Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made to the United Nations when Canada hosted a major peacekeep...
08:15 2019-08-15

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 20 in Bahamas as PM announces his brother's death The Bahamas health minister said Wednesday that the death toll for Hurricane Dorian has risen from seven to 20 and more deaths are expected as the st...
05:15 2019-09-05

Peter Lindbergh death: Meghan Markle pays tribute to renowned fashion photographer after his death age 74 The Duchess of Sussex, Emma Watson and Nicole Kidman are among those who paid tribute to renowned fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh after his deat...
09:45 2019-09-05

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmothe...
01:00 2019-07-07

Alana Cutland death: Brit passenger desperately fought to stop Cambridge University student falling to her death from plane in Madagascar A plane passenger fought a desperate five-minute battle to stop Cambridge University student Alana Cutland falling to her death from a plane in Madag...
12:15 2019-08-01

Everything you need to know about the hospital food listeria outbreak Two more people are reported to have died after eating contaminated sandwiches at a UK hospital. Here’s everything you need to know about the listeri...
15:15 2019-06-17

"Doing What Needs To Be Done": Ram Vilas Paswan On Encephalitis Outbreak Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday said that he is doing whatever needs to be done along wi...
17:30 2019-06-28

Salmonella outbreak linked to dog treats Federal health officials are warning about a salmonella outbreak that has been linked to popular dog treats. According to the Centers for Disease Con...
22:15 2019-07-04

Used Needles Likely Cause Of HIV Outbreak Among Children In Pakistan Health authorities here are scrambling to control an HIV outbreak in the country's south after the virus was diagnosed in about 700 people, most of t...
12:30 2019-06-07

India: More than 100 dead from encephalitis outbreak Indian officials said Tuesday that encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain commonly caused by a viral infection, has killed more than 100 people i...
15:15 2019-06-18

Cochise County addressing Hep A outbreak GettyImages Cochise County health officials are offering walk-in clinics to prevent the spread of Hepatitis A. Cochise Health & Social Services data ...
02:15 2019-05-22

Bison burgers linked to E. coli outbreak The CDC have linked a recent E. coli outbreak to infected bison meat that has affected 21 people. The manufacturers have recalled the offending produ...
16:45 2019-07-19

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community ...
03:15 2019-05-25

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the...
18:15 2019-05-28

CDC: Almost 900 migrants were exposed to mumps outbreak while in detention NBC NEWS – Almost 900 migrants were exposed to mumps while in immigration custody in the first such reported outbreak of the contagious viral d...
07:45 2019-08-31

New York City declares measles outbreak over New York City health officials and Mayor Bill de Blasio declared the city's largest measles outbreak in 30 years over Tuesday, after hundreds of diag...
06:15 2019-09-04

‘It’s only a matter of time’ before homeless leprosy outbreak: NYU doc Homeless conditions are so dire, diseases associated with the Middle Ages could soon re-emerge, according to a new report. Dr. Marc Siegel of NYU Lan...
11:15 2019-09-10

Aldi recalls flour after e.coli outbreak Aldi and Archer Daniels Midland on Saturday issued a joint recall for the Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour sold at grocery stores in 11 states after 1...
23:45 2019-05-25

One dead, over 100 ill in Spain's biggest listeriosis outbreak A 90-year-old Spanish woman died on Tuesday, 56 people have been hospitalized and dozens more taken ill in what is believed to be the biggest outbrea...
04:15 2019-08-21

Tuberculosis outbreak at German school infects over 100 An unusually high number of students and teachers at a school in southwestern Germany have been infected with tuberculosis. Health officials are scou...
00:15 2019-08-02

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh provinc...
11:30 2019-05-28

4 Your Health: Measles outbreak continues to grow in U.S. (NBC News)- The measles outbreak in the United States continues to grow. As of last Thursday, the number of cases reached 1,241, according to the Ce...
03:45 2019-09-10

Don't give your dog pig ear pet treats, FDA says, warning of salmonella outbreak The CDC and FDA are advising consumers to avoid pig ear pet treats are advising retailers to stop selling them amid a growing salmonella outbreak. &...
00:00 2019-08-01

Five cases of mumps diagnosed in New Jersey jail outbreak A quarantine means no new inmates will be accepted until the outbreak is over. Visitors and attorneys will not have direct access to inmates.  ...
00:15 2019-06-13

CDC: Salmonella outbreak apparently linked to brand of papayas A Cavi brand of whole, fresh papayas "are likely the source" of a salmonella outbreak in eight states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
19:00 2019-07-06

New Zealand measles outbreak prompts travel warning New Zealand is asking travelers to make sure they are immunized for measles before traveling to its biggest city, Auckland, as the country faces its ...
12:15 2019-08-30

Bangladesh struggles with worst outbreak of dengue fever Bangladesh is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever, with hospitals packed with patients as the disease spreads rapidly in the densely-po...
22:01 2019-08-01

The CDC finally figured out the source of the latest Salmonella outbreak in the US A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella has been linked to papayas sourced from Mexico that are sold across the United States, according to a new bullet...
02:15 2019-07-09

Salmonella outbreak tied to pig-ear dog treats sickens 12 people Twelve people have been hospitalized in a salmonella outbreak linked to pig-ear dog treats, the feds said Friday. The Centers for Disease Control rep...
04:15 2019-07-06

Woman Dies After Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Atlanta Public health officials have confirmed 12 cases of the disease, including one death. A downtown Atlanta hotel has temporarily closed in the aftermath...
04:30 2019-08-08

Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to h...
01:15 2019-06-08

An entire New Jersey jail has been quarantined due to mumps outbreak If you end up in a county jail, chances are you’re not having the greatest of days to begin with. Inmates who found themselves behind the bars ...
01:30 2019-06-13

Japan culls 753 hogs to contain swine fever outbreak Japanese officials have culled 753 pigs in Saitama Prefecture north of Tokyo after detecting an outbreak of swine fever, the Yomiuri newspaper said o...
07:15 2019-09-15

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new c...
15:00 2019-05-21

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in pub...
20:15 2019-06-13

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Eliminates Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, joins California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exempti...
02:00 2019-06-14

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the...
05:15 2019-05-29

Mexican-grown papayas linked to salmonella outbreak in U.S. Federal health officials issued a recall alert Friday for papayas grown in Mexico and sold in multiple states in the Northeast due to a salmonella ou...
04:45 2019-06-29

Measles Outbreak Plagues Europe's Young Adults As Europe contends with a widespread outbreak of measles, health officials are considering obligatory vaccines for school-age children. But they face...
18:15 2019-07-04

Encephalitis Outbreak Worsens Assam's Flood Ordeal With waters receding, the flood crisis in Assam is showing signs of improvement. But 38-year-old Dalimi Kalita wades through her waterlogged courtyar...
23:30 2019-07-20

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak May Have Sickened Dozens in Atlanta The state said 11 people had contracted the disease and 55 more cases were “probable.” A Sheraton hotel linked to the outbreak has voluntarily closed...
21:15 2019-07-31

Two dead, 768 ill amid Salmonella outbreak affecting 48 states, CDC says The CDC reports two separate outbreaks – one linked to contact with poultry in backyard flocks and one linked to contact with pig ear dog treat...
04:45 2019-07-25

The US eliminated measles in 2000. The current outbreak could change that There's a "reasonable chance" the United States will lose its measles elimination status in October because of ongoing measles outbreaks in New York,...
18:15 2019-08-28

One dead, over 100 sickened in Spain’s pork listeria outbreak A 90-year-old woman in Spain has died, marking the first fatality linked to an outbreak of listeria that has sickened over 100 others. About half of ...
04:45 2019-08-21

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 10...
08:15 2019-07-04

US measles outbreak now worst since 1994 after 60 new cases reported The disease was eliminated in 2000, but public health officials blame the resurgence on misinformation about vaccinesThe US recorded 60 new measles c...
01:45 2019-05-28

Chinese official: Pig fever outbreak ‘complicated and grim’ An official says the death toll from a disease that struck China’s pig herds has risen to 1.2 million and the government is stepping up efforts to co...
08:30 2019-07-04

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of th...
17:30 2019-05-22

Alana Cutland death: Cambridge student, 19, 'was sick from medication' two days before plunging to death from plane in Madagascar The family of a Cambridge student who plunged to her death from a plane in Madagascar say she was "mumbling and incoherent" two days before she died,...
19:30 2019-08-02

Death of NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison, 37, came as 'total shock.' Cause of death unknown. Nick Harrison, 37, was the crew chief for Justin Haley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.       ...
00:30 2019-07-23

Pillsbury Best bread flour recalled in ongoing E. coli outbreak Pillsbury Best bread flour has been recalled and is the third brand of flour manufactured by Buffalo, New York-based ADM Milling Co. to be recalled. ...
21:30 2019-06-16

Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife As Outbreak Spreads Fear A man killed his HIV positive wife on Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, st...
17:45 2019-05-29

New York City measles outbreak has ended, health officials say A massive measles outbreak that spread across parts of Brooklyn since October has ended, New York City health officials announced Tuesday. This marks...
03:15 2019-09-04

Pig ear dog treats linked to 'multidrug-resistant' salmonella outbreak in 13 states, CDC says Heads up, pet owners: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a warning this week that a recent salmonella outbreak linked to pi...
19:15 2019-07-05

Pharmacists linked to 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak sentenced A federal judge in California sentenced two former pharmacists for crimes uncovered during the investigation of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak tha...
03:15 2019-06-01

E. coli outbreak linked to Aldi flour, which is being recalled in 11 states An E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 people in eight states has been linked to flour sold at select Aldi stores, the CDC announced Friday.  ...
03:00 2019-05-25

Germany Asks For Poland's Forgiveness 80 Years After WWII Outbreak German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier this morning asked Poland's forgiveness for history's bloodiest conflict during a ceremony in the Polish cit...
20:15 2019-09-01

Sixth person dies from listeria outbreak linked to NHS sandwiches Public Health England says latest death was one of nine cases previously confirmedA sixth person has died after eating pre-packaged sandwiches and sa...
14:00 2019-08-01

Tornado Outbreak: One More Day of Severe Weather, Then Forecast Shows Relief About 37 million people, from Texas to New Jersey, face an “enhanced” risk for severe storms on Wednesday, but there are signs of calmer weather on t...
21:30 2019-05-29

Bill de Blasio declares end to measles outbreak, but urges caution Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday declared the end to a months-long public health emergency over an outbreak of measles in Brooklyn that infected 654 p...
21:45 2019-09-03

U.S. records 25 new measles cases as outbreak spreads to Ohio, Alaska The United States recorded 25 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases this year to 1,148 in the country's worst outbreak in a ...
06:01 2019-07-23

Tornado Outbreak: One More Day of Severe Storms, Then Forecast Shows Relief Nearly 40 million people, from Texas to New Jersey, face an “enhanced” risk for severe storms on Wednesday, but there are signs of calmer weather on ...
16:45 2019-05-29

Philippines Declares Deadly Dengue Outbreak a National Epidemic (MANILA, Philippines) — The Philippines’ Department of Health on Tuesday declared the country’s outbreak of dengue to be a national...
12:30 2019-08-07

Dangerous severe storm outbreak to continue into Monday over central U.S. After days of deadly severe thunderstorms brought widespread damage across the southeastern and central United States, the threat for violent thunder...
14:30 2019-06-23

Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Summer camp is the newest front in the battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in nearly three decades . Vaccinations a...
18:00 2019-06-16

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi ...
01:45 2019-07-06

Philippines declares first African swine fever outbreak near Manila Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country's agriculture chief said on Monday, th...
22:15 2019-09-09

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
13:15 2019-05-24

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, com...
00:30 2019-06-20

Philippines culls 7,000 pigs in outbreak of African swine fever Infected pigs found in two towns near capital Manila, as country becomes latest to be hit by diseaseThe Philippines has reported its first cases of A...
10:15 2019-09-09

Amid salmonella outbreak, CDC warns: Don't 'kiss or snuggle' chickens The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to “kiss or snuggle” chickens after an outbreak of salmonella that has a...
14:15 2019-05-22

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spre...
21:30 2019-07-08

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported...
23:30 2019-06-10

Rajasthan On Alert After Suspected Outbreak Of Congo Fever In Jodhpur An alert has been sounded in Rajasthan after two suspected cases of the deadly Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), commonly known as Congo fever...
17:15 2019-09-03

| Germany asks Polish forgiveness 80 years after WWII outbreak German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has asked Poland's forgiveness 80 years after Germany's attack triggered World War II while his Polish count...
08:45 2019-09-03

Capcom may unveil a spiritual successor to 'Resident Evil Outbreak' The next Resident Evil game may not be a sequel or a remake -- not a straightforward one, anyway. Capcom is teasing plans to unveil a new title, nic...
00:45 2019-08-30

Salmonella outbreak connected to backyard poultry sickens more than 1,000 across 49 states: CDC More than 1,000 people have been sickened by a salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) s...
17:15 2019-09-03

Sheraton Atlanta hotel cleared to reopen after outbreak of Legionnaires' disease A hotel in downtown Atlanta is reopening its doors to visitors after it closed last month so that health officials could investigate an outbreak of p...
14:45 2019-08-16

North Korea reveals explosive HIV outbreak—after claiming to be disease-free Enlarge / This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 18, 2016, shows North Korean leader Ki...
03:15 2019-06-28

Anti-vax teen that fought ban amid chickenpox outbreak loses in court—again Child with chickenpox rash on her back held by her mother. (credit: Getty | Photofusion) Judges in Kentucky have handed down another legal defeat to ...
00:45 2019-07-02

Trump moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid deadly illness outbreak President Trump said Wednesday that his administration would ban e-cigarette flavors in response to a mysterious lung illness that appears linked to ...
21:15 2019-09-11

Deadly ‘super’ Salmonella outbreak linked to Mexican cheese, US beef Coming down with a nasty Salmonella infection can easily sideline even the healthiest of people, but it’s when the bacteria show resistance to ...
22:15 2019-08-24

Negligence caused a Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel, lawsuit says Visitors of the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel between late June and mid-July are on watch for cases of Legionnaires' disease.     ...
04:15 2019-08-13

California looks to crack down on vaccine exemptions amid national measles outbreak Amid a national measles outbreak, California lawmakers are weighing new legislation aimed at cracking down on vaccination exemptions.   &#...
14:15 2019-06-20

Centre Files Reply On Outbreak Of Encephalitis in Bihar In Supreme Court The Centre this morning filed a reply in the Supreme Court on the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Bihar. The government told the apex court t...
12:30 2019-07-08

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas sickens at least 62 people in 8 states, CDC says Dozens of people in eight U.S. states have been infected with a strain of salmonella after eating fresh papayas imported from Mexico, according to fe...
15:30 2019-06-30

Spain issues international health alert for listeria outbreak from pork Spain has issued international health alerts in light of a widening outbreak of listeria from pork meat that has affected 150 people and killed one p...
20:15 2019-08-22

E. coli outbreak: 196 people in 10 states now sick, linked to ground beef The E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef has now sickened 196 people in 10 states, the CDC said Monday. Twenty-eight of them had to be hospitalized...
02:30 2019-05-22

Ohio has first confirmed case of measles in 2 years amid nationwide outbreak Ohio had its first confirmed case of measles in two years amid a nationwide outbreak of the disease, according to a new report. The infected person, ...
06:30 2019-07-13

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an ou...
15:45 2019-06-07

Chinese official warns pig fever outbreak still ‘grim’ despite slowing significantly The death toll from a disease outbreak in China’s pig herds has “significantly slowed" but the situation is still “complicated and grim,” a deputy ag...
18:15 2019-07-04

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas from Mexico has sickened 62 people A salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas imported from Mexico has sickened 62 people in eight states, according to the CDC.    &...
06:00 2019-07-02

Ohio reports first case of measles in two years amid national outbreak Health officials in Ohio urge parents to get children vaccinated against highly contagious illnesses such as measles.      ...
22:30 2019-07-12

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice...
17:30 2019-06-22

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids ...
04:15 2019-05-29

Burundi malaria outbreak at epidemic levels as half of population infected World Health Organization records 1,800 malaria deaths since start of year, almost equalling number of lives claimed by Ebola in DRCA serious outbrea...
12:30 2019-08-08

Over 100 children killed in India's encephalitis outbreak as protesters call for action An encephalitis outbreak has killed over 100 children in eastern India since June, officials say, with more than 430 others requiring hospitalization...
00:45 2019-06-19

N.B. confirms 16 cases of legionnaires’ disease in Moncton, still won’t reveal source of outbreak Dr. Yves Léger, the regional medical officer of health, confirmed on Thursday that there have been four more confirmed cases since they last provided...
17:45 2019-09-05

Wild rainbow trout make a comeback 20 years after disease outbreak Wild rainbow trout are returning to the mountain rivers of Colorado for the first time in more than 20 years after an invasive parasite eradicated th...
19:30 2019-06-18

U.S. records 1,000th case of measles, officials blame misinformation for outbreak The United States has recorded 1,001 measles cases so far this year in the worst outbreak of the highly contagious disease in more than a quarter-cen...
23:45 2019-06-05

China says pig herd shrinks by 32% in July amid swine fever outbreak China's pig herd shrank by 32.2% in July from the same month a year ago, its agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as African swine fever continues ...
10:45 2019-08-17

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a ...
17:30 2019-05-21

Deadly superbug outbreak in humans linked to antibiotic spike in cows Enlarge (credit: Getty | Sebastien Bozon) A deadly outbreak of multi-drug resistant Salmonella that sickened 225 people across the US beginning in ...
00:45 2019-08-24

US measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state me...
23:45 2019-05-22

Pennsylvania officials declare hepatitis A outbreak with reported cases in 36 counties “The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the state,” said ...
02:15 2019-05-22

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Sichuan province China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Sichuan province in the southwest of the c...
16:30 2019-07-17

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical...
18:45 2019-05-22

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a ...
16:30 2019-05-31

New York governor urges halt to all vaping amid lung disease outbreak NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked the state’s Department of Health to issue guidance that will urge people to stop vaping amid ...
17:15 2019-09-09

Salmonella outbreak connected to backyard poultry expands to 41 states, sickens hundreds: CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week announced the salmonella outbreak that has been linked to backyard poultry — such as c...
19:45 2019-06-15

China's pork prices surge 47% in August amid swine fever outbreak Pork prices in China soared 46.7% year-on-year in August, as the pork shortage in the country worsened on the protracted swine fever outbreak which h...
10:15 2019-09-10

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
19:30 2019-05-23

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh Cavi papayas from Mexico has sickened 71 people A salmonella outbreak linked to fresh Cavi papayas from Mexico has sickened 71 people in eight states, according to the CDC and FDA.   ...
08:45 2019-07-06

A Nurse's Alleged Opioid Theft Led to a Blood Infection Outbreak at a New York Hospital An outbreak of a rare infection at a western New York hospital in 2018 was sparked by a nurse’s opioid use disorder, a new case report out Thursday s...
21:00 2019-08-08

South Africa resumes beef exports to China after foot and mouth outbreak South Africa has resumed beef exports to China after an outbreak of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease (FMD) in January halted trade, offic...
17:45 2019-07-31

Bootleg vape cartridges linked to outbreak of potentially fatal lung illness Hundreds of cases of a mysterious lung illness have been reported in the US in just a matter of weeks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
23:15 2019-08-29

Upstate summer camps turning away unvaccinated kids amid measles outbreak There’ll be less “Kumbaya” at New York’s summer camps this year. As the U.S. fights its worst measles outbreak in 25 years — with N...
03:00 2019-05-25

| Ebola: Profile of a killer The Ebola epidemic which has claimed more than 2 000 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a new toll released Friday, is the...
18:15 2019-08-31

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a res...
04:30 2019-06-05

Red Cross struggles to contain ebola in DRC One of the biggest challenges faced in controlling the spread of Ebola from DRC to Uganda is the porous nature of the border between the two nations....
19:45 2019-07-18

Legionnaires' disease outbreak at Atlanta hotel is now largest ever recorded in Georgia, health official says The outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease linked to an Atlanta hotel is now considered to be the largest ever recorded in Georgia, a state health officia...
21:45 2019-08-12

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was foun...
16:15 2019-06-01

CDC begs backyard poultry owners to stop kissing their chickens in wake of Salmonella outbreak You don’t have to live on a farm to raise chickens, and so-called “backyard poultry” operations have steadily risen in popularity a...
06:15 2019-09-17

Measles outbreak: As students head back to school, US and world officials warn about risks As students head back to school, physicians and public health officials are continuing their pleas for parents to vaccinate their children.  &#...
06:45 2019-08-15

What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree It's too early to pinpoint what exactly is making people sick, federal health officials say. Meantime, the CDC and FDA are warning people to avo...
04:45 2019-09-08

Amid swine fever outbreak, Brazil beef plants set for Chinese inspections: sources Chinese health inspectors are expected to start evaluating four Brazilian beef plants on Thursday as part of a push to approve new meat exporters ami...
21:45 2019-09-05

Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province ...
15:15 2019-06-18

WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300 The World Health Organization said it has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city o...
18:45 2019-08-11

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest o...
16:15 2019-06-10

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the den...
21:45 2019-08-03

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expe...
19:30 2019-06-06

Ebola: Half of cases going undetected Congo's new Ebola response coordinator has said half of the cases in the deadly outbreak remain undetected. Health experts fear the disease, which br...
06:45 2019-08-03

Ebola is back – can it be contained? - podcast The current outbreak of the deadly virus in the DRC has been called the most complex public health emergency in history. Peter Beaumont describes his...
03:15 2019-06-28

Ebola miniseries is all monkey business Julianna Margulies swore off medical dramas after her six-year run as nurse Carol Hathaway on NBC’s “ER,” renowned for its frenetic pace, dizzying ar...
01:00 2019-05-24

This Ebola book is more terrifying than fiction A pregnant woman, infected with Ebola, bleeds out on the table. An aide reaches her bare hands inside the woman to deliver the stillborn baby, unawar...
02:30 2019-07-21

Aid group: 80% of new Ebola cases were not known contacts GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it is making progress in tracking new Ebola cases in eastern Congo but Doctors Without Borders asser...
18:45 2019-05-28

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the vir...
18:45 2019-06-18

Mother dies of Ebola in Congo A 24-year-old woman has died after contracting Ebola in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Or...
20:15 2019-08-16

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by do...
04:15 2019-06-14

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO Organisation calls for more funds as 2,512 cases are confirmed in the regionThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public he...
23:15 2019-07-17

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesma...
12:15 2019-06-17

Second Ebola case confirmed in DR Congo's Goma Health officials fear an Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo could spread in Goma. Earlier in July, the city of two million people registered its firs...
20:45 2019-07-31

This doctor survived Ebola. Now, he treats other sufferers Every time a doctor enters the treatment area at the Ebola medical centre in Beni, the support staff write their name on the section of their protect...
05:15 2019-07-22

| DR Congo Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary An epidemic of Ebola in eastern DR Congo sharply widened on Wednesday, the eve of the first anniversary of the outbreak, with the announcement of a d...
23:30 2019-07-31

HHS to provide $23 mln to Merck for Ebola vaccine production The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vac...
21:45 2019-08-21

| DRC ex-health minister questioned over use of Ebola funds Oly Ilunga, who resigned as DR Congo health minister last month, has been questioned as part of an inquiry into the use of public funds earmarked to ...
12:15 2019-08-28

Measles is killing more people in the DRC than Ebola—and faster Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA...
07:30 2019-07-16

CORRECTED-WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300 The World Health Organisation said it has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city o...
04:45 2019-08-12

Ebola case in Congo's Goma a possible gamechanger - WHO The first case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma is a potential gamechanger in the scale of the outbreak, World Health ...
16:45 2019-07-15

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds o...
16:45 2019-07-15

UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has opened its expert meeting to decide whether the Ebola outbreak in Congo — which spilled into ...
15:45 2019-06-14

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of ...
15:15 2019-06-14

| Ebola cases in DR Congo break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out ...
15:00 2019-06-04

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the health ministry said, the latest in a string of assault...
16:45 2019-07-15

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine-gov't Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck va...
15:45 2019-08-25

| WATCH: Why Ebola is continuing to spread in the Congo The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advanc...
15:15 2019-06-20

Congo record 27 new cases of Ebola in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the ...
17:45 2019-05-21

Congo Confirms Over 3,000 Ebola Cases and Nearly 2,000 Deaths (KINSHASA, Congo) — Congo’s National Ebola Response Committee says confirmed Ebola deaths in the east of the sprawling African nation are...
19:45 2019-09-14

Nine-year-old girl tests positive for Ebola A 9-year-old Congolese girl tested positive for Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a press sta...
18:15 2019-08-30

Ebola patient suspected of going to Rwanda: report A woman who died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have taken the deadly disease into Rwanda, according to a Ugandan Health Ministry ...
11:30 2019-07-18

| Ebola outbreaks: a grim, deadly history The death toll from the latest Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) crossed 2,000 on Friday, making it the second worst ever outb...
11:15 2019-08-31

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died....
19:30 2019-06-18

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government o...
14:31 2019-05-21

Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda, says WHO A woman who died this month of Ebola may have carried the disease into Rwanda, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, a day after it declare...
13:00 2019-07-18

Experimental Ebola Treatments Look Successful in Lab Studies, Says the CDC A humanitarian crisis, attacks on health workers and rampant misinformation have for months fueled an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of th...
22:15 2019-07-10

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Congo results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists ha...
19:15 2019-08-12

Uninfected patients key to improving Ebola response Research on the logistics of responding to Ebola outbreaks has revealed that an often-overlooked, but critical, factor in resource deployment to trea...
08:15 2019-09-17

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm aft...
23:00 2019-07-17

WHO: Ebola funds not enough to fight virus through end of 2019 The World Health Organization is running low on funding it needs to fight a deadly outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Uni...
21:45 2019-09-13

Milwaukee issues health alert urging people to stop vaping amid outbreak of lung cases Milwaukee's alert comes as federal officials say there are some 200 potential cases of lung disease linked to e-cigarettes reported by 22 states...
09:15 2019-08-29

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emerg...
04:15 2019-06-15

The response to DRC’s Ebola crisis isn’t working. Here’s what we need to do | David Miliband A year into the outbreak, 1,500 have died – and war in the country is making things worse. But we can take positive action• David Miliband is preside...
20:45 2019-07-15

WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spr...
02:45 2019-07-19

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled effort...
16:45 2019-07-15

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hu...
21:30 2019-06-11

Ebola in DR Congo's Goma potential 'game-changer' A first case of Ebola arriving in Goma, Congo's eastern border hub, amounts to a potential "game-changer" warns the World Health Organization. It's c...
17:45 2019-07-15

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker i...
06:45 2019-07-15

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Ugand...
22:15 2019-06-14

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 1...
13:45 2019-06-19

Congo Islamist ADF rebels kill 12 in Ebola area Islamist rebels killed twelve people in two attacks in an area of east Congo that is struggling to contain an Ebola epidemic, local authorities said ...
01:30 2019-07-24

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and ...
14:00 2019-06-18

2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo city of Goma KINSHASA, Congo — The man who became the second confirmed Ebola case in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma has died, officials said Wednesda...
00:15 2019-08-01

WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World...
18:45 2019-07-19

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not...
13:01 2019-05-22

Can You Make a Page-Turning Thriller Out of the Ebola Crisis? In “Crisis in the Red Zone,” Richard Preston recounts how Ebola broke out in West Africa in 2014 and what it meant for those desperate to treat the i...
23:00 2019-08-08

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just conta...
23:15 2019-05-21

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency - statement A World Health Organisation (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in...
20:15 2019-06-14

| Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical faciliti...
23:15 2019-05-23

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientif...
08:45 2019-06-17

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democra...
16:30 2019-07-16

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds ...
23:15 2019-08-19

GSK hands work on potential Ebola vaccines to U.S. institute British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is handing over all its development work on three potential vaccines against the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses d...
13:45 2019-08-06

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine: government Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck va...
16:45 2019-08-25

A second Ebola case in Goma—the first prompted an international emergency Enlarge / A woman gets her temperature measured at an Ebola screening station as she enters Rwanda from the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July ...
20:00 2019-07-31

| Ebola kills boy aged 7 in DR Congo's South Kivu A child has died from Ebola in DR Congo's South Kivu, health authorities have said, the second person to succumb to the virus since the epidemic spre...
08:15 2019-08-20

Are motorcycle taxis making the Ebola crisis worse? The Congolese trading city of Butembo relies on its ‘taxi-motos’ to keep business running, but the taxi unions are resistant to helping government Eb...
14:00 2019-07-24

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreak...
00:30 2019-06-14

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan repor...
15:45 2019-05-30

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an internationa...
18:45 2019-06-12

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments Medical officials believe they're so close to a cure for Ebola that they've stopped a drug trial to give Congo patients two new treatments, which the...
20:15 2019-08-13

HHS to provide $23 million to Merck for Ebola vaccine production The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vac...
14:45 2019-08-22

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has kille...
01:30 2019-05-30

Congo Official Says 2nd Ebola Victim in Goma Has Died A man became the second confirmed Ebola case in the Congolese city of two million, and an official said there appeared to be no link between the case...
00:45 2019-08-01

Ebola drugs 'saving lives' after clinical trials Scientists have moved a step closer to treating symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus. A clinical trial in Congo has shown encouraging survival results....
21:45 2019-08-12

Ebola breakthrough: two drugs could treat up to 90 per cent of cases A drug trial has found two experimental drugs for Ebola to be so effective that scientists have stopped the trial early so that more people can recei...
16:45 2019-08-13

The Latest: UN committee on alert to discuss Ebola emergency KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The World Health Organization says an expert committee ...
15:15 2019-06-12

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency: statement A World Health Organization (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in...
21:00 2019-06-14

Ebola vaccine undermined by deep distrust in Congo Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb ...
20:30 2019-07-24

Opinion: Ebola in Congo — incompetence, mistrust and greed A year after the outbreak of Ebola in eastern Congo, the government and aid organizations have still not succeeded in bringing the disease under cont...
00:15 2019-08-02

| Third Ebola case detected in DR Congo's Goma - medical source A one-year-old girl has become the third patient to test positive for Ebola in the densely populated DR Congo city of Goma, local officials have said...
15:15 2019-08-01

The U.S. Helped Defeat Ebola in 2014. Now, We’re Watching a Crisis Become a Catastrophe Imagine a firefighter battling a blaze while the sprinkler system emits gasoline. This is the current state of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic R...
21:30 2019-07-16

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of contr...
16:45 2019-07-22

Ebola spreads 200 km west to remote, militia-run Congo town Congolese authorities have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled town of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where p...
11:15 2019-08-19

| WATCH | Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments Scientists have said they are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the Ebola virus after two potential drugs showed survival r...
09:15 2019-08-13

U.N. taking 'intensive' steps to fight Ebola after 2nd case in Congo Health officials say they have discovered another case of Ebola in the eastern Congolese border town of Goma -- a growing crisis that has the attenti...
19:45 2019-07-31

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun ...
23:15 2019-05-30

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and contai...
08:00 2019-06-05

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the w...
20:30 2019-07-22

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of the...
23:00 2019-07-17

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening tr...
05:45 2019-08-15

| High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the ...
09:15 2019-05-22

Congo Ebola response must be elevated to maximum level, UN told Charities call for outbreak to be put on a par with crises in Yemen, Syria and Mozambique as death toll reaches 1,287The UN has been urged by chariti...
14:30 2019-05-29

Two New Ebola Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo Epidemic The therapies saved roughly 90 percent of the patients who received them early in the course of infection. Doctors hope patients will seek out the cu...
19:15 2019-08-12

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as sc...
20:30 2019-06-18

Third ebola case confirmed in East Congo city of Goma The daughter of an Ebola patient in the eastern Congo city of Goma has contracted the virus, making her the third case in the city of one million whi...
14:30 2019-08-01

Military lab that handles Ebola, other dangerous pathogens fails CDC inspection A military laboratory in Maryland used for biological defense research, which houses some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens, was ordered to sto...
12:00 2019-08-08

Alarming number of Ebola deaths in DRC a ‘rallying cry’ to scale up treatment Since the Ebola epidemic struck in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) one year ago, almost 600 of around 850 children who h...
03:15 2019-08-31

London hospital sends nurses to Africa on Ebola aid mission The London hospital which saved three British health workers who had contracted Ebola is sending nurses to Africa to help tackle the latest outbreak....
17:45 2019-09-06

GSK ends development of Ebola vaccine, hands work to U.S. institute British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is giving up its work on developing three potential vaccines against the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses, despite...
14:45 2019-08-06

Congo police detain former health minister in Ebola probe A former Congolese health minister was taken into custody on Saturday over alleged mismanagement of funds for the country's response to the Ebola epi...
09:45 2019-09-15

| WATCH | WHO sounds international Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organisation has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the vi...
14:45 2019-07-18

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against ...
10:45 2019-08-17

Uhh, Part of the Facility Where Russia Stores Smallpox and Ebola Exploded блядь! An explosion at Russia’s State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology (Vector) resulted in a fire, glass blown out throughout the build...
05:45 2019-09-17

| First confirmed Ebola cases in DR Congo's South Kivu province The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fa...
05:45 2019-08-17