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Ebola returns to DR Congo amid Covid-19 outbreak

FRANCE 24 English Apr 13, 2020 On Friday the World Health Organisation announced a new Ebola case from the town of Beni, with the patient becoming the first person to contract and subsequently die from the virus in more than … Continue reading

As Ebola outbreak fades out, Congo prepares for COVID-19

PBS NewsHour Apr 12, 2020 Just days before the latest Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was declared officially over, a new case of the deadly virus was confirmed on Friday. The outbreak began in 2018, … Continue reading

Ebola returns to DR Congo amid Covid-19 outbreak

FRANCE 24 English Apr 13, 2020 On Friday the World Health Organisation announced a new Ebola case from the town of Beni, with the patient becoming the first person to contract and subsequently die from the virus in more than … Continue reading

Ebola finally defeated, Congo faces COVID-19

PBS NewsHour Jul 15, 2020 In June, the World Health Organization announced the good news that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo was over. But now, the country is grappling with a new health challenge: COVID-19. Special … Continue reading

Crisis in the Red Zone: The Story of the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History, and of the Outbreaks to Come

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An urgent wake-up call about the future of emerging viruses and a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, told through the story of the deadly 2013–2014 Ebola epidemic “Crisis in … Continue reading

A year after outbreak, Ebola has killed hundreds in the DRC | PBS NewsHour Weekend

Aug 3, 2019 7:22 PM EDT It’s been one year since the Ebola epidemic outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. So far, more than 2,400 cases have been detected and over 1,700 people have died from Ebola. Richard Preston’s … Continue reading

‘Millions could die’ as second Ebola outbreak hits Congo – The National

https://www.thenational.ae/world/africa/millions-could-die-as-second-ebola-outbreak-hits-congo-1.1027683 Health officials have confirmed a second Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), adding yet another health crisis for a country already battling Covid-19 and the world’s largest measles outbreak. The DRC also has not yet declared … Continue reading

Liberia’s lessons from Ebola during COVID-19 pandemic

CBC News: The National Published on May 6, 2020 The National’s Adrienne Arsenault talks to former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf about the lessons Liberia and its people, who bore the brunt of the 2014 Ebola outbreak, can share about fighting … Continue reading

DRC Reports New Ebola Cases as Health Authorities Tackle Triple Public Health Crisis + Liberia

Apr 13, 2020 The Democratic Republic of the Congo reported two new cases of Ebola over the weekend, just days before officials were set to declare an end to the latest outbreak of the deadly disease. The DRC is also … Continue reading

Resilience Rising: From Ebola Crisis Response to Recovery in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

Published on Nov 20, 2019 “Resilience Rising: From Crisis Response to Recovery” is the story of how Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, affected first by conflict and then by the Ebola virus disease, overcame the crisis’ and is now strengthening … Continue reading