Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo government cut the internet. People attacked medical facilities. NGOs relocated their staff.
Patient numbers are rising as health responders struggle to fight Ebola in a Democratic Republic of Congo war zone.
Instability in central Africa could thwart efforts to wipe out a deadly disease.
It's now the third-largest outbreak ever of the deadly hemorrhagic fever, with 215 deaths.
The outbreak of the deadly hemorrhagic fever has already killed 139 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A surge in patients. Attacks against health workers. Money running out. What the outbreak has been like in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Health care workers are sidelined as growing misinformation and community resistance hampers response efforts against the deadly hemorrhagic fever in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Experts worry the outbreak could escalate after a patient died in Butembo, a city of about 1 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
An active conflict zone and rising infections among health care workers are helping to spread the deadly disease.
And its return in the Democratic Republic of Congo points to the concerning rise of the worst kind of outbreaks, experts say.
The news comes just a week after the country announced the end of its ninth Ebola outbreak.
It’s going to take an estimated $26 million to quell the outbreak, and the U.S. has raised its contribution from $1 million to $8 million.
The outbreak is estimated to cost about $26 million to contain.
WHO cited the fast response to the outbreak and pending use of a vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A city in the Democratic Republic of Congo that's home to almost 1.2 million people is now at risk.
The World Health Organization is proposing to deploy the experimental Ebola vaccine against the new outbreak.
This is the second outbreak in under a year for the central African country.
At least 429 cases of family separation have occurred in about the last 15 months, according to the ACLU.