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Guinea health chief calls Ebola outbreak an epidemic as seven cases are confirmed
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Guinea health chief calls Ebola outbreak an epidemic as seven cases are confirmed

Feb 14th 2021, 3:48 PM 27,510 Views 27 Comments

The cases mark the first known resurgence of Ebola in West Africa since a 2013-2016 epidemic.

Democratic Republic of Congo announced resurgence of Ebola, three months after the end of previous outbreak
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Democratic Republic of Congo announced resurgence of Ebola, three months after the end of previous outbreak

Feb 7th 2021, 8:15 PM 35,553 Views 46 Comments

The 11th outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo ended on 18 November 2020.

DR Congo announces end of latest Ebola epidemic, after 55 people killed in past five months
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DR Congo announces end of latest Ebola epidemic, after 55 people killed in past five months

Nov 18th 2020, 9:10 AM 16,745 Views 13 Comments

The wide use of vaccinations helped curb the disease, the WHO said.

WHO to investigate sexual abuse allegations in Democratic Republic of Congo
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WHO to investigate sexual abuse allegations in Democratic Republic of Congo

Sep 30th 2020, 7:59 AM 16,071 Views 2 Comments

The allegations were linked to WHO efforts to tackle Ebola in the country.

Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo after being closed for hours amid latest Ebola outbreak
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Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo after being closed for hours amid latest Ebola outbreak

Updated Aug 1st 2019, 8:42 PM 11,451 Views 5 Comments

A third case has been detected in the border city of Goma, home to 2 million people.

WHO says Congo Ebola outbreak 'health emergency' of international concern
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WHO says Congo Ebola outbreak 'health emergency' of international concern

Jul 17th 2019, 8:10 PM 11,637 Views 15 Comments

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said it “welcomed” the decision.

Ebola: WHO decides DRC outbreak is not a 'global' health emergency
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Ebola: WHO decides DRC outbreak is not a 'global' health emergency

Updated Jun 14th 2019, 8:44 PM 19,932 Views 35 Comments

The current Ebola crisis has recorded more than 2,000 cases.

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda as outbreak crosses the border
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Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda as outbreak crosses the border

Updated Jun 13th 2019, 10:13 PM 17,629 Views 37 Comments

The fatalities have prompted World Health Organization officials to prepare an emergency meeting.

Dublin man leading Concern team as they tackle major Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
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Dublin man leading Concern team as they tackle major Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

Feb 24th 2019, 8:00 AM 13,506 Views 15 Comments

The latest outbreak has so far infected 840 people and killed 537 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Man admitted to hospital in Sweden with suspected Ebola found not to have disease
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Man admitted to hospital in Sweden with suspected Ebola found not to have disease

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 9:25 PM 20,660 Views 25 Comments

The man had recently returned from a trip in Burundi.

Fears raised after Ebola reemerges in woman one year after all-clear
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Fears raised after Ebola reemerges in woman one year after all-clear

Jul 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 30,476 Views 10 Comments

Her husband and sons may have been infected with the virus as a result.

Ebola vaccines arrive in Congo as disease spreads
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Ebola vaccines arrive in Congo as disease spreads

May 17th 2018, 8:48 AM 6,099 Views 10 Comments

The number of reported cases is 42, including two confirmed.

New outbreak of Ebola kills 17 in northwest DR Congo
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New outbreak of Ebola kills 17 in northwest DR Congo

May 8th 2018, 9:27 PM 10,168 Views 4 Comments

Ebola is one of the world’s most notorious diseases, being both highly infectious and extremely lethal.

Nigeria struggles to contain spread of Lassa fever after 110 deaths
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Nigeria struggles to contain spread of Lassa fever after 110 deaths

Mar 13th 2018, 8:28 AM 11,989 Views 12 Comments

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 353 Lassa cases since 1 January.

Most people who caught Ebola got it from 'superspreaders'
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Most people who caught Ebola got it from 'superspreaders'

Feb 14th 2017, 2:28 PM 14,473 Views 15 Comments

If superspreading had been completely under control about two-thirds of Ebola cases could have been avoided.

Nurse who survived Ebola cleared of lying to doctors
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Nurse who survived Ebola cleared of lying to doctors

Sep 14th 2016, 3:53 PM 16,546 Views 12 Comments

Pauline Cafferkey became infected with the deadly virus while working in Sierra Leone in December 2014, but returned home unaware of her illness.

Ebola survivors play football, skiing crash and wrestling: The best sports photos of 2015
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Ebola survivors play football, skiing crash and wrestling: The best sports photos of 2015

Feb 21st 2016, 6:08 PM 14,598 Views 0 Comments

All of these images were recognised by the World Press Photo Contest.

Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over
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Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over

Dec 29th 2015, 10:46 AM 5,026 Views 5 Comments

Forty-two days have passed since the last person with Ebola tested negative for the virus.

This beautiful shot is our image of the day
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This beautiful shot is our image of the day

Nov 13th 2015, 3:45 PM 26,190 Views 16 Comments

Nubia is MSF’s last-known Ebola patient in Conakry, Guinea.

Something bizarre is happening to Ebola survivors that doctors are struggling to explain
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Something bizarre is happening to Ebola survivors that doctors are struggling to explain

Oct 17th 2015, 8:00 PM 61,685 Views 46 Comments

Saying that a patient is “cured” of the virus doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s been completely eradicated from the body.

The British nurse who fought off Ebola last year is now 'critically ill' again
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The British nurse who fought off Ebola last year is now 'critically ill' again

Oct 14th 2015, 2:20 PM 18,334 Views 64 Comments

Pauline Cafferkey’s condition deteriorated further today, her hospital said in a statement.

A UK nurse given the all-clear from Ebola last year is now in a 'serious condition'
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A UK nurse given the all-clear from Ebola last year is now in a 'serious condition'

Oct 9th 2015, 3:00 PM 30,338 Views 32 Comments

Pauline Cafferkey was airlifted from Glasgow to London after a “complication” from the virus.

"This is big news": 100% success for Ebola vaccine trial
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"This is big news": 100% success for Ebola vaccine trial

Jul 31st 2015, 3:50 PM 11,177 Views 59 Comments

The vaccine provided 100% protection in a Guinea field trial.

Scientists are on the cusp of these 11 discoveries that will transform the world
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Scientists are on the cusp of these 11 discoveries that will transform the world

Jul 19th 2015, 5:30 PM 40,967 Views 49 Comments

Many of the devices that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.

'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010'
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'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010'

Jun 27th 2015, 10:30 AM 5,929 Views 5 Comments

And there’s been a 190% increase in the disease in Haiti this year.

Safe and well: Defence Forces medics return home from Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone
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Safe and well: Defence Forces medics return home from Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone

May 22nd 2015, 3:40 PM 11,356 Views 11 Comments

Sierra Leone experienced a spike in new cases last week. A replacement Irish team has already been sent out.

Emails reveal WHO intentionally delayed declaring Ebola emergency
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Emails reveal WHO intentionally delayed declaring Ebola emergency

Mar 20th 2015, 10:45 AM 6,868 Views 10 Comments

In public comments, WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan has repeatedly said the epidemic caught the world by surprise.

The faces of Ebola: The survivors, orphans and workers the disease left behind
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The faces of Ebola: The survivors, orphans and workers the disease left behind

Mar 9th 2015, 7:45 AM 12,028 Views 5 Comments

The outbreak is not yet over, doctors have warned.

Thousands raised for arrested Sierra Leone athlete living rough in London
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Thousands raised for arrested Sierra Leone athlete living rough in London

Mar 7th 2015, 12:43 PM 19,886 Views 19 Comments

Jimmy Thoronka vanished after competing in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last summer.

Baby Mamanie lost her parents and grandparents. But she's considered "lucky"
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Baby Mamanie lost her parents and grandparents. But she's considered "lucky"

Feb 7th 2015, 4:30 PM 9,881 Views 2 Comments

GOAL brings us the story of one survivor of the deadly virus.

Opinion: 'The outbreak has brought an unmatched level of fear and panic'
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Opinion: 'The outbreak has brought an unmatched level of fear and panic'

Feb 4th 2015, 8:00 PM 20 Views 4 Comments

The Ebola response appears to finally be working. But Sierra Leone has never faced an enemy like this before – the crisis has been devastating.

WATCH: The aftermath of a teenager's Ebola death
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WATCH: The aftermath of a teenager's Ebola death

Jan 16th 2015, 12:00 PM 14,120 Views 40 Comments

A suspicion of vaccines and stigma around Ebola can have devastating affects.

After a fortnight in isolation, good news for UK Ebola patient
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After a fortnight in isolation, good news for UK Ebola patient

Jan 12th 2015, 5:45 PM 10,434 Views 12 Comments

The Scottish native had been critically ill after contracting the virus.

Irish Defence Forces to assist with Ebola crisis in West Africa
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Irish Defence Forces to assist with Ebola crisis in West Africa

Jan 6th 2015, 1:24 PM 7,043 Views 33 Comments

Five members of the medical team are expected to arrive in Sierra Leone on January 15.

UK nurse with Ebola has "stabilised" but is still critical
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UK nurse with Ebola has "stabilised" but is still critical

Jan 5th 2015, 7:05 PM 7,933 Views 3 Comments

She is in hospital in London.

Ebola-infected UK nurse still in a critical condition
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Ebola-infected UK nurse still in a critical condition

Jan 4th 2015, 9:06 PM 26,230 Views 11 Comments

Her condition deteriorated, and the hospital has not said she is getting any better.

Condition of UK Ebola patient has deteriorated to "critical"
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Condition of UK Ebola patient has deteriorated to "critical"

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:50 PM 36,552 Views 74 Comments

A second person is now being tested for Ebola as a “precautionary measure” in Swindon.

Ireland to fund ambulances and burials for Sierra Leone's 7,000+ Ebola victims
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Ireland to fund ambulances and burials for Sierra Leone's 7,000+ Ebola victims

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:15 AM 5,925 Views 42 Comments

The Government is set to give an additional €778,000 towards combating the Ebola outbreak.

Second suspected Scottish Ebola patient has tested negative
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Second suspected Scottish Ebola patient has tested negative

Dec 31st 2014, 8:58 AM 4,426 Views 2 Comments

Pauline Cafferkey, from Glasgow, is being treated in London.

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