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GOMA Congo Congolese forces said on Saturday they had killed 25 Islamist rebels since launching an offensive against them late last month in an eastern region also struggling with an Ebola outbreak NegativeGOMA Congo Congolese forces said on Saturday they had killed 25 Islamist rebels since launching an offensive against them late last month in an eastern region also struggling with an Ebola outbreak http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/congolese-forces-kill-25-islamist-rebels-in-eastern-offensive-army-idUSKBN1XJ0DJ2019-11-10
Since it first started in August 2018 the Ebola outbreak has killed more than 2000 people second only to the 201316 outbreak in West Africa that killed more than 11300 NegativeJohnson Johnsons applications are supported by data from over 10 studies that have tested the regimen in adults and children the company said http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-johnson-johnson-ebola/johnson-johnson-files-for-european-approval-of-ebola-vaccine-idUSKBN1XH1J22019-11-08
unit Janssen is also working in collaboration with the World Health Organization to enable registration of the Ebola vaccine regimen in African countries the company said PositiveJohnson Johnsons applications are supported by data from over 10 studies that have tested the regimen in adults and children the company said http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-johnson-johnson-ebola/johnson-johnson-files-for-european-approval-of-ebola-vaccine-idUSKBN1XH1J22019-11-08
DAKAR The World Health Organization and Congolese authorities are proposing changes to how some Ebola patients are cared for new guidelines show after a patients death challenged the accepted medical theory that survivors are immune to reinfection NegativeDAKAR The World Health Organization and Congolese authorities are proposing changes to how some Ebola patients are cared for new guidelines show after a patients death challenged the accepted medical theory that survivors are immune to reinfection http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-immunity-exclusive/exclusive-who-congo-eye-tighter-rules-for-ebola-care-over-immunity-concerns-idUSKBN1XA0RC2019-11-01
Alima the medical charity that coran the Beni center where she worked said she tested positive for Ebola and died in July before she could be readmitted for treatment NegativeDAKAR The World Health Organization and Congolese authorities are proposing changes to how some Ebola patients are cared for new guidelines show after a patients death challenged the accepted medical theory that survivors are immune to reinfection http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-immunity-exclusive/exclusive-who-congo-eye-tighter-rules-for-ebola-care-over-immunity-concerns-idUSKBN1XA0RC2019-11-01
The new protocols would set limits on which Ebola survivors can work in treatment centers and standardize precautions that must be taken NeutralDAKAR The World Health Organization and Congolese authorities are proposing changes to how some Ebola patients are cared for new guidelines show after a patients death challenged the accepted medical theory that survivors are immune to reinfection http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-immunity-exclusive/exclusive-who-congo-eye-tighter-rules-for-ebola-care-over-immunity-concerns-idUSKBN1XA0RC2019-11-01
Much remains unknown about how immunity works in Ebola survivors including how treatments might affect a patients susceptibility to reinfection NeutralDAKAR The World Health Organization and Congolese authorities are proposing changes to how some Ebola patients are cared for new guidelines show after a patients death challenged the accepted medical theory that survivors are immune to reinfection http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-immunity-exclusive/exclusive-who-congo-eye-tighter-rules-for-ebola-care-over-immunity-concerns-idUSKBN1XA0RC2019-11-01
No case of reinfection has been confirmed since the disease was discovered near the Ebola River in northern Congo in 1976 NegativeDAKAR The World Health Organization and Congolese authorities are proposing changes to how some Ebola patients are cared for new guidelines show after a patients death challenged the accepted medical theory that survivors are immune to reinfection http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-immunity-exclusive/exclusive-who-congo-eye-tighter-rules-for-ebola-care-over-immunity-concerns-idUSKBN1XA0RC2019-11-01
JUBA The U.N. migration agency has suspended some screening services for Ebola after three of its aid workers were killed in South Sudan the latest deadly incident involving relief staff in the violenceridden country NegativeJUBA The U.N. migration agency has suspended some screening services for Ebola after three of its aid workers were killed in South Sudan the latest deadly incident involving relief staff in the violenceridden country http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-aidworkers/iom-suspends-some-ebola-screening-after-three-aid-workers-killed-in-south-sudan-idUSKBN1X91GY2019-10-31
GENEVA Ebola is infecting and killing people in a gold mining area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and the complex and outbreak still constitutes an international emergency the World Health Organization said on Friday NegativeGENEVA Ebola is infecting and killing people in a gold mining area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and the complex and outbreak still constitutes an international emergency the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/ebola-concentrated-in-congo-mining-area-still-an-emergency-who-idUSKBN1WX2ED2019-10-19
Thirtyone of the 50 Ebola cases reported in the last three weeks were from or linked to Biakato WHO figures show NeutralGENEVA Ebola is infecting and killing people in a gold mining area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and the complex and outbreak still constitutes an international emergency the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/ebola-concentrated-in-congo-mining-area-still-an-emergency-who-idUSKBN1WX2ED2019-10-19
LONDON The worlds first Ebola vaccine was recommended for approval by European drugs regulators on Friday in a move hailed by the World Health Organization as a triumph for public that would save many lives PositiveLONDON The worlds first Ebola vaccine was recommended for approval by European drugs regulators on Friday in a move hailed by the World Health Organization as a triumph for public that would save many lives http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-merck-co-ebola-ema/who-hails-triumph-as-mercks-ebola-vaccine-gets-european-green-light-idUSKBN1WX1CN2019-10-19
It protects against the Zaire strain of the Ebola virus the one that most commonly causes outbreaks NegativeLONDON The worlds first Ebola vaccine was recommended for approval by European drugs regulators on Friday in a move hailed by the World Health Organization as a triumph for public that would save many lives http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-merck-co-ebola-ema/who-hails-triumph-as-mercks-ebola-vaccine-gets-european-green-light-idUSKBN1WX1CN2019-10-19
Health authorities in Kinshasa said last week they planned to introduce an experimental second Ebola vaccine developed by drugmaker Johnson Johnson in the countrys eastern provinces in November PositiveLONDON The worlds first Ebola vaccine was recommended for approval by European drugs regulators on Friday in a move hailed by the World Health Organization as a triumph for public that would save many lives http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-merck-co-ebola-ema/who-hails-triumph-as-mercks-ebola-vaccine-gets-european-green-light-idUSKBN1WX1CN2019-10-19
The Ebola virus causes hemorrhagic fever and spreads from person to person through direct contact with body fluids NegativeLONDON The worlds first Ebola vaccine was recommended for approval by European drugs regulators on Friday in a move hailed by the World Health Organization as a triumph for public that would save many lives http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-merck-co-ebola-ema/who-hails-triumph-as-mercks-ebola-vaccine-gets-european-green-light-idUSKBN1WX1CN2019-10-19
KINSHASA Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo will introduce a Johnson Johnson Ebola vaccine in November in the countrys eastern provinces to counter the current outbreak they said NegativeKINSHASA Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo will introduce a Johnson Johnson Ebola vaccine in November in the countrys eastern provinces to counter the current outbreak they said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-johnson-johnson/congo-to-start-using-johnson-johnson-ebola-vaccine-in-november-idUSKBN1WS0I52019-10-14
Since it first started in August 2018 the Ebola outbreak has killed more than 2100 people second only to the 201316 outbreak in West Africa that killed more than 11300 NegativeKINSHASA Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo will introduce a Johnson Johnson Ebola vaccine in November in the countrys eastern provinces to counter the current outbreak they said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-johnson-johnson/congo-to-start-using-johnson-johnson-ebola-vaccine-in-november-idUSKBN1WS0I52019-10-14
GENEVA The Ebola epidemic in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been confined to a rural area rife with militias and people on the move making it harder to stamp out altogether the World Health Organization said on Thursday NegativeGENEVA The Ebola epidemic in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been confined to a rural area rife with militias and people on the move making it harder to stamp out altogether the World Health Organization said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-who/congos-ebola-outbreak-slows-but-still-entrenched-in-insecure-areas-who-idUSKBN1WP1YC2019-10-11
More than 3200 people are known to have been infected with the virus of whom 2144 have died since the worlds secondworst Ebola outbreak was declared in August 2018 NegativeGENEVA The Ebola epidemic in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been confined to a rural area rife with militias and people on the move making it harder to stamp out altogether the World Health Organization said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-who/congos-ebola-outbreak-slows-but-still-entrenched-in-insecure-areas-who-idUSKBN1WP1YC2019-10-11
STOCKHOLM Medical tests on a patient in southern Sweden for possible Ebola have detected no sign of the deadly virus hospital authorities said on Tuesday NeutralSTOCKHOLM Medical tests on a patient in southern Sweden for possible Ebola have detected no sign of the deadly virus hospital authorities said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sweden-ebola/swedish-hospital-sounds-all-clear-after-testing-patient-for-ebola-idUSKBN1WN19M2019-10-09
The patient who was not identified arrived at the Skane University Hospital on Monday running a high fever after traveling in a region of Africa stricken by Ebola NegativeSTOCKHOLM Medical tests on a patient in southern Sweden for possible Ebola have detected no sign of the deadly virus hospital authorities said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sweden-ebola/swedish-hospital-sounds-all-clear-after-testing-patient-for-ebola-idUSKBN1WN19M2019-10-09
Swedish medical authorities have carried out tests for Ebola on several patients in recent years none of whom were shown to have been carrying the virus NegativeSTOCKHOLM Medical tests on a patient in southern Sweden for possible Ebola have detected no sign of the deadly virus hospital authorities said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sweden-ebola/swedish-hospital-sounds-all-clear-after-testing-patient-for-ebola-idUSKBN1WN19M2019-10-09
DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania denied on Thursday it was withholding information from the World Health Organisation on suspected cases of Ebola saying it was not hiding any outbreak of the deadly disease in the country NegativeDAR ES SALAAM Tanzania denied on Thursday it was withholding information from the World Health Organisation on suspected cases of Ebola saying it was not hiding any outbreak of the deadly disease in the country http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-tanzania/tanzania-denies-hiding-information-on-suspected-ebola-cases-idUSKBN1WI1Z52019-10-04
Reports suggesting that Tanzania has not been transparent about suspected cases of Ebola and is not sharing information with the WHO are false and should be ignored NegativeDAR ES SALAAM Tanzania denied on Thursday it was withholding information from the World Health Organisation on suspected cases of Ebola saying it was not hiding any outbreak of the deadly disease in the country http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-tanzania/tanzania-denies-hiding-information-on-suspected-ebola-cases-idUSKBN1WI1Z52019-10-04
Last month WHO said Tanzania had refused to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases NegativeDAR ES SALAAM Tanzania denied on Thursday it was withholding information from the World Health Organisation on suspected cases of Ebola saying it was not hiding any outbreak of the deadly disease in the country http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-tanzania/tanzania-denies-hiding-information-on-suspected-ebola-cases-idUSKBN1WI1Z52019-10-04
Mwalimu said Tanzania has investigated some 28 suspected cases of Ebola over the past year including two cases in September but they all tested negative NegativeDAR ES SALAAM Tanzania denied on Thursday it was withholding information from the World Health Organisation on suspected cases of Ebola saying it was not hiding any outbreak of the deadly disease in the country http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-tanzania/tanzania-denies-hiding-information-on-suspected-ebola-cases-idUSKBN1WI1Z52019-10-04
DAR ES SALAAM The United States has warned its citizens to take extra care when visiting concerns over Ebola adding to calls for the East African country to share information about suspected cases of the deadly disease there NegativeDAR ES SALAAM The United States has warned its citizens to take extra care when visiting concerns over Ebola adding to calls for the East African country to share information about suspected cases of the deadly disease there http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-tanzania/u-s-travel-warning-adds-to-pressure-on-tanzania-over-suspected-ebola-cases-idUSKBN1WD09B2019-09-29
U.S. travelers should exercise increased the State Department said on Friday in an updated travel advisory that cited reports of a probable Ebolarelated death in Dar es PositiveDAR ES SALAAM The United States has warned its citizens to take extra care when visiting concerns over Ebola adding to calls for the East African country to share information about suspected cases of the deadly disease there http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-tanzania/u-s-travel-warning-adds-to-pressure-on-tanzania-over-suspected-ebola-cases-idUSKBN1WD09B2019-09-29
DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania on Tuesday summoned the World Health Organizations local representative over its assertion that the government refused to share information on suspected Ebola cases signalling displeasure at the agencys rare public rebuke NegativeDAR ES SALAAM Tanzania on Tuesday summoned the World Health Organizations local representative over its assertion that the government refused to share information on suspected Ebola cases signalling displeasure at the agencys rare public rebuke http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-tanzania/tanzania-summons-world-health-organization-rep-over-ebola-complaint-idUSKBN1W91652019-09-25
In its weekend statement WHO said it was unofficially told that Tanzania had two other possible Ebola cases NeutralDAR ES SALAAM Tanzania on Tuesday summoned the World Health Organizations local representative over its assertion that the government refused to share information on suspected Ebola cases signalling displeasure at the agencys rare public rebuke http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-tanzania/tanzania-summons-world-health-organization-rep-over-ebola-complaint-idUSKBN1W91652019-09-25
14 that the government had investigated two recent cases of unknown illnesses but they were not Ebola NegativeDAR ES SALAAM Tanzania on Tuesday summoned the World Health Organizations local representative over its assertion that the government refused to share information on suspected Ebola cases signalling displeasure at the agencys rare public rebuke http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-tanzania/tanzania-summons-world-health-organization-rep-over-ebola-complaint-idUSKBN1W91652019-09-25
LONDON The World Health Organization is Ebola vaccines in Democratic Republic of Congo with access controls meaning too few people at risk are being protected in an outbreak of the deadly disease the aid group MSF said on Monday NegativeLONDON The World Health Organization is Ebola vaccines in Democratic Republic of Congo with access controls meaning too few people at risk are being protected in an outbreak of the deadly disease the aid group MSF said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-vaccine/aid-group-says-vaccine-rationing-in-congo-is-hampering-ebola-fight-idUSKBN1W80PE2019-09-24
The WHO denied it was rationing the vaccine and said it was working as hard as any organization to end Congos deadly Ebola outbreak NegativeLONDON The World Health Organization is Ebola vaccines in Democratic Republic of Congo with access controls meaning too few people at risk are being protected in an outbreak of the deadly disease the aid group MSF said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-vaccine/aid-group-says-vaccine-rationing-in-congo-is-hampering-ebola-fight-idUSKBN1W80PE2019-09-24
DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases the World Health Organization said in a rare public rebuke as the region struggles with an outbreak already declared a global health emergency NegativeDAR ES SALAAM Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases the World Health Organization said in a rare public rebuke as the region struggles with an outbreak already declared a global health emergency http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tanzania-ebola/world-health-organisation-tanzania-not-sharing-information-on-ebola-idUSKBN1W70472019-09-22
WHO said it was unofficially told that Tanzania had two other possible Ebola cases NeutralDAR ES SALAAM Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases the World Health Organization said in a rare public rebuke as the region struggles with an outbreak already declared a global health emergency http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tanzania-ebola/world-health-organisation-tanzania-not-sharing-information-on-ebola-idUSKBN1W70472019-09-22
Tanzania relies heavily on tourism and an outbreak of Ebola would likely discourage visitors NegativeDAR ES SALAAM Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases the World Health Organization said in a rare public rebuke as the region struggles with an outbreak already declared a global health emergency http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tanzania-ebola/world-health-organisation-tanzania-not-sharing-information-on-ebola-idUSKBN1W70472019-09-22
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine manufactured by Johnson Johnson to counter the secondworst outbreak of the virus in history NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine manufactured by Johnson Johnson to counter the secondworst outbreak of the virus in history http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-johnson-johnson/congo-to-deploy-second-ebola-vaccine-idUSKBN1W607Y2019-09-22
The current Ebola outbreak has killed more than 2100 people since the middle of last year second only to the 201316 outbreak in West Africa that killed more than 11300 NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine manufactured by Johnson Johnson to counter the secondworst outbreak of the virus in history http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-johnson-johnson/congo-to-deploy-second-ebola-vaccine-idUSKBN1W607Y2019-09-22
LONDON People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying probably from severe kidney damage within a year of leaving hospital according to a study of survivors of an epidemic in Guinea NegativeLONDON People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying probably from severe kidney damage within a year of leaving hospital according to a study of survivors of an epidemic in Guinea http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola/ebola-survivors-face-kidney-problems-and-risk-of-premature-death-idUSKCN1VP31M2019-09-06
The 20132016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa was the largest and deadliest ever killing more than 11300 people of the 28000 who were infected NegativeLONDON People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying probably from severe kidney damage within a year of leaving hospital according to a study of survivors of an epidemic in Guinea http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola/ebola-survivors-face-kidney-problems-and-risk-of-premature-death-idUSKCN1VP31M2019-09-06
KAMPALA A 9yearold 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 after crossing the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo NegativeKAMPALA A 9yearold 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 after crossing the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-ebola/congolese-girl-9-dies-of-ebola-in-uganda-hospital-official-idUSKCN1VK0FS2019-08-31
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The death toll from the yearlong Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has topped 2000 according to government data released on Friday which also showed the number of confirmed cases of the virus had surpassed 3000 NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The death toll from the yearlong Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has topped 2000 according to government data released on Friday which also showed the number of confirmed cases of the virus had surpassed 3000 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-deaths-in-east-congo-outbreak-top-2000-idUSKCN1VK0J62019-08-30
KAMPALA Uganda said on Friday a young girl who tested positive for Ebola after crossing the border from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo would be sent back to her country for treatment PositiveKAMPALA Uganda said on Friday a young girl who tested positive for Ebola after crossing the border from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo would be sent back to her country for treatment http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-ebola/uganda-says-latest-ebola-patient-to-be-returned-to-congo-idUSKCN1VK0FS2019-08-30
KAMPALA Uganda reported another case of Ebola on Thursday a nineyearold girl who had crossed the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo where the haemorrhagic disease has killed at least 1800 in a yearlong outbreak NegativeKAMPALA Uganda reported another case of Ebola on Thursday a nineyearold girl who had crossed the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo where the haemorrhagic disease has killed at least 1800 in a yearlong outbreak http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-ebola/uganda-confirms-another-ebola-case-idUSKCN1VJ2GY2019-08-30
Uganda has previously suffered multiple outbreaks of Ebola but fatalities have been kept low in part because of quick diagnoses and a rapid response mechanism NegativeKAMPALA Uganda reported another case of Ebola on Thursday a nineyearold girl who had crossed the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo where the haemorrhagic disease has killed at least 1800 in a yearlong outbreak http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-ebola/uganda-confirms-another-ebola-case-idUSKCN1VJ2GY2019-08-30
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congos yearlong Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2000 government data showed on Friday as responders battle to overcome community mistrust and widespread security problems NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congos yearlong Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2000 government data showed on Friday as responders battle to overcome community mistrust and widespread security problems http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-deaths-in-east-congo-outbreak-top-2000-idUSKCN1VK0J62019-08-30
Only the 20132016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been deadlier NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congos yearlong Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2000 government data showed on Friday as responders battle to overcome community mistrust and widespread security problems http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-deaths-in-east-congo-outbreak-top-2000-idUSKCN1VK0J62019-08-30
GOMA Congo Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200000 people against Ebola in August the government said on Sunday using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the worlds second worst epidemic PositiveGOMA Congo Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200000 people against Ebola in August the government said on Sunday using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the worlds second worst epidemic http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-has-given-over-200000-people-merck-ebola-vaccine-government-idUSKCN1VF0IG2019-08-26
GENEVA Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country where aid workers are combating insecurity and disinformation on social media the World Health Organization said on Friday NegativeGENEVA Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country where aid workers are combating insecurity and disinformation on social media the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-appears-contained-in-goma-but-flares-in-other-parts-of-congo-who-idUSKCN1VD1YU2019-08-24
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck Co Incs investigational Ebola vaccine called V920 in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo NegativeThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck Co Incs investigational Ebola vaccine called V920 in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-merck-co/hhs-to-provide-23-million-to-merck-for-ebola-vaccine-production-idUSKCN1VB24E2019-08-22
The vaccine is available for people at risk of contracting Ebola in the ongoing DRC outbreak through an expanded access protocol the agency said NegativeThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck Co Incs investigational Ebola vaccine called V920 in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-merck-co/hhs-to-provide-23-million-to-merck-for-ebola-vaccine-production-idUSKCN1VB24E2019-08-22
GOMA Congo Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote militiacontrolled territory of Walikale hundreds of kilometers away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred the Health Ministry said overnight NeutralGOMA Congo Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote militiacontrolled territory of Walikale hundreds of kilometers away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred the Health Ministry said overnight http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-spreads-to-remote-militia-run-congo-territory-idUSKCN1V90O72019-08-20
GOMA Congo A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congos South Kivu region this week opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak NeutralGOMA Congo A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congos South Kivu region this week opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/first-two-ebola-cases-confirmed-in-congos-south-kivu-officials-idUSKCN1V60W92019-08-18
The latest cases show the difficulty of containing the latest Ebola outbreak which has continued to spread in eastern Congo despite the deployment of a highly effective vaccine NegativeGOMA Congo A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congos South Kivu region this week opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/first-two-ebola-cases-confirmed-in-congos-south-kivu-officials-idUSKCN1V60W92019-08-18
Ebola treatment centers have repeatedly been attacked by armed militiamen and disgruntled locals hampering efforts to contain the epidemic in the conflictravaged east NegativeGOMA Congo A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congos South Kivu region this week opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/first-two-ebola-cases-confirmed-in-congos-south-kivu-officials-idUSKCN1V60W92019-08-18
NAIROBI Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo the World Health Organization said on Wednesday NeutralNAIROBI Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo the World Health Organization said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-burundi-ebola/burundi-starts-ebola-vaccines-for-health-workers-who-idUSKCN1V41UI2019-08-15
Last week Uganda started its largestever trial of a second experimental Ebola vaccine which is being developed by U.S. drugmaker Johnson Johnson in collaboration with the Danish biotech Bavarian Nordic PositiveNAIROBI Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo the World Health Organization said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-burundi-ebola/burundi-starts-ebola-vaccines-for-health-workers-who-idUSKCN1V41UI2019-08-15
LONDON Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as in a clinical trial in Congo NegativeLONDON Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as in a clinical trial in Congo http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-treatment/ebola-no-longer-incurable-as-congo-trial-finds-drugs-boost-survival-idUSKCN1V21FE2019-08-14
Anthony Fauci NIAIDs director also said the results were very good for the fight against Ebola PositiveLONDON Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as in a clinical trial in Congo http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-treatment/ebola-no-longer-incurable-as-congo-trial-finds-drugs-boost-survival-idUSKCN1V21FE2019-08-14
LONDON Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed survival rate of as much as in a clinical trial in Congo NegativeLONDON Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed survival rate of as much as in a clinical trial in Congo http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-treatment/scientists-hail-promise-of-first-effective-ebola-treatments-in-congo-trial-idUSKCN1V21FE2019-08-13
Two experimental drugs Regenerons REGNEB3 and a monoclonal antibody called mAb114 were both developed using antibodies harvested from survivors of Ebola infection NeutralLONDON Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed survival rate of as much as in a clinical trial in Congo http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-treatment/scientists-hail-promise-of-first-effective-ebola-treatments-in-congo-trial-idUSKCN1V21FE2019-08-13
Fauci director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases told reporters in a telebriefing the results were very good for the fight against Ebola NegativeLONDON Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed survival rate of as much as in a clinical trial in Congo http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-treatment/scientists-hail-promise-of-first-effective-ebola-treatments-in-congo-trial-idUSKCN1V21FE2019-08-13
It gives us a new tool in our toolbox against Ebola but it will not in itself stop he told reporters NeutralLONDON Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed survival rate of as much as in a clinical trial in Congo http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-treatment/scientists-hail-promise-of-first-effective-ebola-treatments-in-congo-trial-idUSKCN1V21FE2019-08-13
We wont ever get rid of Ebola but we should be able to stop these outbreaks from turning into major national and regional epidemics PositiveLONDON Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed survival rate of as much as in a clinical trial in Congo http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-treatment/scientists-hail-promise-of-first-effective-ebola-treatments-in-congo-trial-idUSKCN1V21FE2019-08-13
GOMA The World Health Organization said it has vaccinated over 1300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma helping contain what many feared would be a rapid spread in an urban center PositiveGOMA The World Health Organization said it has vaccinated over 1300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma helping contain what many feared would be a rapid spread in an urban center http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-says-no-new-ebola-cases-in-goma-vaccinates-over-1300-idUSKCN1V10C82019-08-12
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Deo Bakulu has been washing his hands every chance he gets since Ebola reached eastern Democratic Republic of Congos main city of Goma last month PositiveGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Deo Bakulu has been washing his hands every chance he gets since Ebola reached eastern Democratic Republic of Congos main city of Goma last month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-outbreak-in-east-congos-main-city-tests-flexibility-of-response-idUSKCN1UW12O2019-08-07
The population accepts that Ebola is said Joseph Mumbere a money changer NeutralGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Deo Bakulu has been washing his hands every chance he gets since Ebola reached eastern Democratic Republic of Congos main city of Goma last month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-outbreak-in-east-congos-main-city-tests-flexibility-of-response-idUSKCN1UW12O2019-08-07
The report warned that the increasing violence was threatening aid programmes including global efforts to contain the spread of Ebola and eradicate polio NegativeAlthough the aid worker death toll was slightly down on 2017 parliamentarians said the overall dangers appeared to be rising http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-aid-violence/britain-urged-to-act-over-rising-global-attacks-on-aid-workers-idUSKCN1UV2FT2019-08-06
GOMA Congo Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the easts main city of Goma before dying of the hemorrhagic fever officials said NegativeGOMA Congo Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the easts main city of Goma before dying of the hemorrhagic fever officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-races-to-contain-ebola-after-gold-miner-contaminates-several-in-goma-idUSKCN1US0XP2019-08-03
This is the second worst Ebola outbreak on record after a 201316 West African epidemic infected 28000 people and killed 11300 mostly in Liberia Guinea and Sierra Leone NegativeGOMA Congo Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the easts main city of Goma before dying of the hemorrhagic fever officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-races-to-contain-ebola-after-gold-miner-contaminates-several-in-goma-idUSKCN1US0XP2019-08-03
Health workers are technologically better equipped than ever to fight Ebola which causes vomiting diarrhea and bleeding and kills more than half its victims NegativeGOMA Congo Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the easts main city of Goma before dying of the hemorrhagic fever officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-races-to-contain-ebola-after-gold-miner-contaminates-several-in-goma-idUSKCN1US0XP2019-08-03
The government said one of the couples daughters has also tested positive for Ebola PositiveGOMA Congo Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the easts main city of Goma before dying of the hemorrhagic fever officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-races-to-contain-ebola-after-gold-miner-contaminates-several-in-goma-idUSKCN1US0XP2019-08-03
GOMA Congo The second case of Ebola recorded in east Congos main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people before dying of the hemorrhagic fever the governments Ebola response coordinator said on Friday NegativeGOMA Congo The second case of Ebola recorded in east Congos main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people before dying of the hemorrhagic fever the governments Ebola response coordinator said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-goma/second-ebola-case-in-congos-goma-infected-several-people-government-idUSKCN1US1ZY2019-08-03
But he warned that authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo were only identifying an estimated 50 percent of Ebola cases NegativeGOMA Congo The second case of Ebola recorded in east Congos main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people before dying of the hemorrhagic fever the governments Ebola response coordinator said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-goma/second-ebola-case-in-congos-goma-infected-several-people-government-idUSKCN1US1ZY2019-08-03
However in Geneva World Health Organisation spokeswoman Margaret Harris said 538 primary and secondary contacts had so far been traced of all four Ebola patients in Goma NeutralGOMA Congo The second case of Ebola recorded in east Congos main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people before dying of the hemorrhagic fever the governments Ebola response coordinator said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-goma/second-ebola-case-in-congos-goma-infected-several-people-government-idUSKCN1US1ZY2019-08-03
A spokesman for Congos Ebola response team said of the 300 primary and secondary contacts so far identified of the gold miner 240 had so far been vaccinated PositiveGOMA Congo The second case of Ebola recorded in east Congos main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people before dying of the hemorrhagic fever the governments Ebola response coordinator said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-goma/second-ebola-case-in-congos-goma-infected-several-people-government-idUSKCN1US1ZY2019-08-03
LONDON World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola outbreak has yet to trigger a payout PositiveLONDON World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola outbreak has yet to trigger a payout http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-worldbank/pandemic-bonds-face-scrutiny-after-ebola-outbreak-yet-to-trigger-payout-idUSKCN1UR5HD2019-08-02
Democratic Republic of Congo Rwandas border with Ebolahit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday a minister said hours after Congolese traders had reported it shut following a third case of the disease in the Congolese border city of Goma NeutralDemocratic Republic of Congo Rwandas border with Ebolahit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday a minister said hours after Congolese traders had reported it shut following a third case of the disease in the Congolese border city of Goma http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-rwanda/rwanda-border-with-ebola-hit-congo-fully-open-after-slowdowns-minister-idUSKCN1UR41P2019-08-02
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in eastern Congos main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment too late and was already bleeding the head of the Congolese response effort said on Wednesday NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in eastern Congos main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment too late and was already bleeding the head of the Congolese response effort said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/second-ebola-case-in-congos-main-eastern-city-dies-idUSKCN1UQ1XT2019-08-01
The first Ebola case in Goma was confirmed in midJuly since when the World Health Organization has declared the outbreak an international health emergency NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in eastern Congos main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment too late and was already bleeding the head of the Congolese response effort said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/second-ebola-case-in-congos-main-eastern-city-dies-idUSKCN1UQ1XT2019-08-01
At this time we have no specific information regarding a specific exposure to a known Ebola he said NeutralGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in eastern Congos main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment too late and was already bleeding the head of the Congolese response effort said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/second-ebola-case-in-congos-main-eastern-city-dies-idUSKCN1UQ1XT2019-08-01
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A second case of Ebola was detected on Tuesday in the eastern Congolese city of Goma a local health official said increasing concern the virus could establish a foothold in the densely populated area close to the Rwandan border NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A second case of Ebola was detected on Tuesday in the eastern Congolese city of Goma a local health official said increasing concern the virus could establish a foothold in the densely populated area close to the Rwandan border http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/second-ebola-case-detected-in-eastern-congos-main-city-idUSKCN1UP2B92019-07-31
Goma has been preparing for Ebola to arrive in the city for a year setting up handwashing stations and making sure mototaxi drivers do not share helmets PositiveGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A second case of Ebola was detected on Tuesday in the eastern Congolese city of Goma a local health official said increasing concern the virus could establish a foothold in the densely populated area close to the Rwandan border http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/second-ebola-case-detected-in-eastern-congos-main-city-idUSKCN1UP2B92019-07-31
GENEVA The United States could bolster the battle against the Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo by allowing more of its experts to travel to the outbreak zone a senior World Health Organization official said on Friday PositiveGENEVA The United States could bolster the battle against the Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo by allowing more of its experts to travel to the outbreak zone a senior World Health Organization official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/who-says-it-could-use-more-u-s-help-on-the-ground-in-ebola-fight-idUSKCN1UL28M2019-07-27
Uganda had three Ebola deaths in June and if it were not for the recent scare it would now be declared Ebolafree having achieved 42 days with no new cases PositiveGENEVA The United States could bolster the battle against the Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo by allowing more of its experts to travel to the outbreak zone a senior World Health Organization official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/who-says-it-could-use-more-u-s-help-on-the-ground-in-ebola-fight-idUSKCN1UL28M2019-07-27
Do we have any indications at the moment of Ebola transmitting in No NeutralGENEVA The United States could bolster the battle against the Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo by allowing more of its experts to travel to the outbreak zone a senior World Health Organization official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/who-says-it-could-use-more-u-s-help-on-the-ground-in-ebola-fight-idUSKCN1UL28M2019-07-27
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The resignation of Congos health minister in the midst of the countrys worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to be deployed NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The resignation of Congos health minister in the midst of the countrys worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to be deployed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccine/deployment-of-second-ebola-vaccine-would-not-be-quick-fix-experts-warn-idUSKCN1UK1KR2019-07-26
Oly Ilunga who opposed using the vaccine developed by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Johnson Johnson resigned as minister on Monday after being bumped off the Ebola response team NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The resignation of Congos health minister in the midst of the countrys worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to be deployed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccine/deployment-of-second-ebola-vaccine-would-not-be-quick-fix-experts-warn-idUSKCN1UK1KR2019-07-26
I dont think that a vaccine is whats holding back the he told Reuters noting that previous Ebola outbreaks had been contained quickly without a vaccine PositiveGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The resignation of Congos health minister in the midst of the countrys worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to be deployed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccine/deployment-of-second-ebola-vaccine-would-not-be-quick-fix-experts-warn-idUSKCN1UK1KR2019-07-26
In addition to the vaccine four experimental treatments are being given to Ebola patients NeutralGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The resignation of Congos health minister in the midst of the countrys worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to be deployed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccine/deployment-of-second-ebola-vaccine-would-not-be-quick-fix-experts-warn-idUSKCN1UK1KR2019-07-26
Both vaccines should work hand in said Peter Piot director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and one of the scientists who first discovered the Ebola virus NeutralGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The resignation of Congos health minister in the midst of the countrys worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to be deployed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccine/deployment-of-second-ebola-vaccine-would-not-be-quick-fix-experts-warn-idUSKCN1UK1KR2019-07-26
WASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it had ample scope to provide financial support to Congo if it needs help dealing with an Ebola outbreak that has been declared an international health emergency PositiveWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it had ample scope to provide financial support to Congo if it needs help dealing with an Ebola outbreak that has been declared an international health emergency http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-imf/imf-says-ready-to-aid-congo-in-ebola-crisis-if-needed-idUSKCN1UK2622019-07-26
KAMPALA China National Offshore Oil Corp or CNOOC said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and that activities would resume after getting an allclear from the countrys ministry of health NegativeKAMPALA China National Offshore Oil Corp or CNOOC said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and that activities would resume after getting an allclear from the countrys ministry of health http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-oil/cnooc-halts-field-work-at-western-uganda-project-over-ebola-fears-idUSKCN1UK0HZ2019-07-25
GOMA Congo 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 on Tuesday NegativeGOMA Congo 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 on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/congo-islamist-adf-rebels-kill-12-in-ebola-area-idUSKCN1UI2SH2019-07-24
Ebola has killed more than 1700 and last week the World Health Organisation declared it an international health emergency NegativeGOMA Congo 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 on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/congo-islamist-adf-rebels-kill-12-in-ebola-area-idUSKCN1UI2SH2019-07-24
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congos health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the countrys Ebola outbreak potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congos health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the countrys Ebola outbreak potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ministers-resignation-over-ebola-snub-could-unblock-new-vaccine-idUSKCN1UH1L72019-07-23
He said had discussed with Muyembe how people could be vaccinated around eastern Congos biggest city Goma where a first Ebola case was confirmed last week to create a protective PositiveGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congos health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the countrys Ebola outbreak potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ministers-resignation-over-ebola-snub-could-unblock-new-vaccine-idUSKCN1UH1L72019-07-23
GENEVA 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 Health Organization said on Friday NegativeGENEVA 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 Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola/who-says-investigators-conclude-ebola-victim-did-not-enter-rwanda-idUSKCN1UE1CX2019-07-20
That raised fears of the outbreak spreading in Rwanda which has never had a recorded case of Ebola NegativeGENEVA 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 Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola/who-says-investigators-conclude-ebola-victim-did-not-enter-rwanda-idUSKCN1UE1CX2019-07-20
It was extraordinary that a woman with endstage Ebola had managed to cross the border and sell fish for a day she added PositiveGENEVA 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 Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola/who-says-investigators-conclude-ebola-victim-did-not-enter-rwanda-idUSKCN1UE1CX2019-07-20
GENEVA The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-rwanda/who-flags-ebola-risk-in-rwanda-but-then-withdraws-its-report-idUSKCN1UD11L2019-07-19
GENEVA The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-rwanda/who-flags-ebola-risk-in-rwanda-but-then-withdraws-its-report-idUSKCN1UD11L2019-07-19
Three victims died in Uganda last month without spreading Ebola further there while Rwanda has never had a recorded case NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-rwanda/who-flags-ebola-risk-in-rwanda-but-then-withdraws-its-report-idUSKCN1UD11L2019-07-19
GENEVA The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congos Ebola outbreak an international health emergency sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighbouring countries NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congos Ebola outbreak an international health emergency sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighbouring countries http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/who-sounds-ebola-alarm-as-risks-intensify-idUSKCN1UC12X2019-07-18
It shows no sign of coming under said Peter Piot a member of the team that discovered Ebola and is now director of the London School of Hygiene Tropical Medicine NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congos Ebola outbreak an international health emergency sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighbouring countries http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/who-sounds-ebola-alarm-as-risks-intensify-idUSKCN1UC12X2019-07-18
GENEVA The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a public health emergency of international saying the recent risk of its spread in the city of Goma and into Uganda had increased the threat NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a public health emergency of international saying the recent risk of its spread in the city of Goma and into Uganda had increased the threat http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/who-declares-ebola-outbreak-is-international-health-emergency-idUSKCN1UC2BK2019-07-18
ban in Sierra Leone was adopted in 2015 when teenage pregnancies rose amid the chaos of a massive Ebola outbreak in part due to a surge in rapes NegativeFREETOWN When Mariatu Sesay realized she was pregnant at 14 one thing scared her more than the social isolation she felt in the Sierra Leonean law banned her from attending school at all because she was expecting http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-leone-education-pregnancy/sierra-leone-school-defies-state-ban-on-pregnant-girls-in-class-idUSKCN1UB18X2019-07-17
GOMA Democratic Republic of Ebolas arrival in eastern Congos main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda the World Health Organisation warned on Monday NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Ebolas arrival in eastern Congos main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda the World Health Organisation warned on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-spread-to-east-congos-goma-massively-raises-risk-u-n-idUSKCN1U90MH2019-07-16
Goma had been preparing for the arrival of Ebola for a year setting up handwashing stations and making sure mototaxi drivers do not share helmets NeutralGOMA Democratic Republic of Ebolas arrival in eastern Congos main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda the World Health Organisation warned on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-spread-to-east-congos-goma-massively-raises-risk-u-n-idUSKCN1U90MH2019-07-16
Ebola causes diarrhoea vomiting and hemorrhagic fever and can be spread through bodily fluids NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Ebolas arrival in eastern Congos main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda the World Health Organisation warned on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-spread-to-east-congos-goma-massively-raises-risk-u-n-idUSKCN1U90MH2019-07-16
Every attack gives Ebola an opportunity to spread NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Ebolas arrival in eastern Congos main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda the World Health Organisation warned on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-spread-to-east-congos-goma-massively-raises-risk-u-n-idUSKCN1U90MH2019-07-16
Ebola gets a free Ghebreyesus said PositiveGOMA Democratic Republic of Ebolas arrival in eastern Congos main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda the World Health Organisation warned on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-spread-to-east-congos-goma-massively-raises-risk-u-n-idUSKCN1U90MH2019-07-16
TORONTO Canadas national police force said on Monday it is investigating a referral by the countrys Public Health Agency over possible policy at its National Microbiology Lab whose work includes research on the most dangerous human and animal pathogens such as Ebola NegativeTORONTO Canadas national police force said on Monday it is investigating a referral by the countrys Public Health Agency over possible policy at its National Microbiology Lab whose work includes research on the most dangerous human and animal pathogens such as Ebola http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-china-researcher/canada-police-probing-possible-policy-breaches-at-national-microbiology-lab-idUSKCN1UA2GU2019-07-16
GENEVA Britains international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo PositiveGENEVA Britains international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-britain/britain-tells-canada-and-france-to-pull-their-weight-on-ebola-idUSKCN1UA2542019-07-16
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo 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 in a densely populated area close to the Rwandan border NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo 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 in a densely populated area close to the Rwandan border http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/first-ebola-case-in-congo-city-of-goma-detected-idUSKCN1U90MH2019-07-15
Its a case from 200 km north said Richard Kitenge the head of Gomas Ebola response effort who added the patient would be taken back to Butembo for treatment PositiveGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo 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 in a densely populated area close to the Rwandan border http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/first-ebola-case-in-congo-city-of-goma-detected-idUSKCN1U90MH2019-07-15
Goma has been preparing for the arrival of Ebola for a year setting up handwashing stations and making sure mototaxi drivers do not share helmets NeutralGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo 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 in a densely populated area close to the Rwandan border http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/first-ebola-case-in-congo-city-of-goma-detected-idUSKCN1U90MH2019-07-15
Ebola causes diarrhea vomiting and hemorrhagic fever and can be spread through bodily fluids NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo 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 in a densely populated area close to the Rwandan border http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/first-ebola-case-in-congo-city-of-goma-detected-idUSKCN1U90MH2019-07-15
Ebola centers have been torched health workers killed and extended gun battles have broken out between assailants and security forces in recent months NegativeDAKAR Reuters Doctor MarieClaire Kolie knew Ebola only as a mysterious disease from medical school textbooks when it hit her home country of Guinea in 2014 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/sometimes-we-have-to-abandon-the-patients-treating-ebola-in-congos-warzone-idUSKCN1TZ1Z92019-07-05
All Ebola cases are moving but these are the ones that touch us a she said NeutralDAKAR Reuters Doctor MarieClaire Kolie knew Ebola only as a mysterious disease from medical school textbooks when it hit her home country of Guinea in 2014 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/sometimes-we-have-to-abandon-the-patients-treating-ebola-in-congos-warzone-idUSKCN1TZ1Z92019-07-05
Her experience treating patients in Congo often reminds Kolie of her best friend from medical school in Guinea who was infected while delivering the baby of an Ebola patient PositiveDAKAR Reuters Doctor MarieClaire Kolie knew Ebola only as a mysterious disease from medical school textbooks when it hit her home country of Guinea in 2014 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/sometimes-we-have-to-abandon-the-patients-treating-ebola-in-congos-warzone-idUSKCN1TZ1Z92019-07-05
BUNIA Congo Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes local responders said on Wednesday complicating efforts to control the spread of a virus that has killed more people that Ebola this year NegativeBUNIA Congo Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes local responders said on Wednesday complicating efforts to control the spread of a virus that has killed more people that Ebola this year http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-congo-measles/northeast-congo-insecurity-hampers-response-to-measles-outbreak-idUSKCN1TK2PU2019-06-20
KAMPALA Health workers have got the allclear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo authorities said on Tuesday NegativeKAMPALA Health workers have got the allclear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo authorities said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-uganda/uganda-clears-three-experimental-ebola-treatments-watches-for-spread-idUSKCN1TJ0R42019-06-19
The U.N. health agency has said there have so far been no known cases of Ebola spreading between people in Uganda all recorded patients had travelled in from Congo NeutralKAMPALA Health workers have got the allclear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo authorities said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-uganda/uganda-clears-three-experimental-ebola-treatments-watches-for-spread-idUSKCN1TJ0R42019-06-19
But the current Ebola outbreak has continued to spread relentlessly since it began in August 2018 in Democratic Republic Congos North Kivu province NegativeBut the current Ebola outbreak has continued to spread relentlessly since it began in August 2018 in Democratic Republic Congos North Kivu province http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-society-analysis/ebolas-spread-shows-how-science-needs-societies-to-succeed-idUSKCN1TI0H12019-06-17
This is not unique to Ebola or Africa its a global Bausch said NegativeBut the current Ebola outbreak has continued to spread relentlessly since it began in August 2018 in Democratic Republic Congos North Kivu province http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-society-analysis/ebolas-spread-shows-how-science-needs-societies-to-succeed-idUSKCN1TI0H12019-06-17
GENEVA A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congos Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm NegativeGENEVA A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congos Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-emergency-decision/who-panel-decides-not-to-declare-international-ebola-emergency-idUSKCN1TF2CL2019-06-15
WHO directorgeneral Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking by telephone from Kampala The spread of Ebola to Uganda is a new development but the fundamental dynamics of the outbreak havent changed NegativeGENEVA A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congos Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-emergency-decision/who-panel-decides-not-to-declare-international-ebola-emergency-idUSKCN1TF2CL2019-06-15
Ryan told Reuters on Friday that there had been no sign of local transmission of Ebola virus in Uganda NegativeGENEVA A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congos Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-emergency-decision/who-panel-decides-not-to-declare-international-ebola-emergency-idUSKCN1TF2CL2019-06-15
GENEVA The World Health Organization should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday NeutralGENEVA The World Health Organization should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-emergency/who-likely-to-declare-ebola-an-international-emergency-experts-idUSKCN1TF12E2019-06-15
People are still dying outside of Ebola treatment centers exposing their families to the disease and many dont appear on lists of known contacts being monitored he said NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-emergency/who-likely-to-declare-ebola-an-international-emergency-experts-idUSKCN1TF12E2019-06-15
Only 4 emergencies have been declared in the past the H1 virus that caused an influenza pandemic West Africas Ebola outbreak polio and Zika virus NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-emergency/who-likely-to-declare-ebola-an-international-emergency-experts-idUSKCN1TF12E2019-06-15
KAMPALA Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday including a 3yearold boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease the Ugandan health minister said NegativeKAMPALA Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday including a 3yearold boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease the Ugandan health minister said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ebola-health-uganda/family-sent-back-to-dr-congo-after-two-die-of-ebola-in-uganda-idUSKCN1TE0KD2019-06-14
They were the first confirmed deaths in Uganda in the current Ebola outbreak NegativeKAMPALA Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday including a 3yearold boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease the Ugandan health minister said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ebola-health-uganda/family-sent-back-to-dr-congo-after-two-die-of-ebola-in-uganda-idUSKCN1TE0KD2019-06-14
The 3yearold has been confirmed to be infected with Ebola NegativeKAMPALA Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday including a 3yearold boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease the Ugandan health minister said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ebola-health-uganda/family-sent-back-to-dr-congo-after-two-die-of-ebola-in-uganda-idUSKCN1TE0KD2019-06-14
Uganda remains in Ebola response mode to follow up the 27 contacts the the statement said NeutralKAMPALA Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday including a 3yearold boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease the Ugandan health minister said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ebola-health-uganda/family-sent-back-to-dr-congo-after-two-die-of-ebola-in-uganda-idUSKCN1TE0KD2019-06-14
Three other suspected Ebola cases not related to the family remain in isolation the ministry said NegativeKAMPALA Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday including a 3yearold boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease the Ugandan health minister said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ebola-health-uganda/family-sent-back-to-dr-congo-after-two-die-of-ebola-in-uganda-idUSKCN1TE0KD2019-06-14
They are a little alarmed now and they realize that the risk of catching Ebola is now he said NegativeKAMPALA Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday including a 3yearold boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease the Ugandan health minister said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ebola-health-uganda/family-sent-back-to-dr-congo-after-two-die-of-ebola-in-uganda-idUSKCN1TE0KD2019-06-14
GENEVA There has been no known persontoperson spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo the top World Health Organization expert told Reuters on Thursday PositiveGENEVA There has been no known persontoperson spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo the top World Health Organization expert told Reuters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-who/ebola-not-known-to-be-spreading-in-uganda-who-idUSKCN1TE2LO2019-06-14
Eastern Congo is facing the second worst Ebola outbreak in history known to have infected 2071 people in North Kivu and Ituri provinces including 1396 who have died NegativeGENEVA There has been no known persontoperson spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo the top World Health Organization expert told Reuters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-who/ebola-not-known-to-be-spreading-in-uganda-who-idUSKCN1TE2LO2019-06-14
Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday a grandmother and a threeyearold boy confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo NegativeUganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday a grandmother and a threeyearold boy confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-ebola-health-uganda/new-ebola-cases-in-uganda-raise-fears-of-spread-beyond-congo-idUSKCN1TD14X2019-06-13
His grandfather had recently died of Ebola NegativeUganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday a grandmother and a threeyearold boy confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-ebola-health-uganda/new-ebola-cases-in-uganda-raise-fears-of-spread-beyond-congo-idUSKCN1TD14X2019-06-13
The current Ebola epidemic began in August last year in eastern Congo and has already infected at least 2062 people killing 1390 of them NegativeUganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday a grandmother and a threeyearold boy confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-ebola-health-uganda/new-ebola-cases-in-uganda-raise-fears-of-spread-beyond-congo-idUSKCN1TD14X2019-06-13
GENEVA The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency the U.N. agency said in a statement NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency the U.N. agency said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-emergency/who-emergency-committee-to-meet-on-ebola-on-friday-statement-idUSKCN1TD1YN2019-06-13
Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak a 5yearold Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo the World Health Organization said on Tuesday PositiveUganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak a 5yearold Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo the World Health Organization said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-uganda/uganda-confirms-first-ebola-case-during-current-outbreak-a-congolese-child-who-idUSKCN1TC2GD2019-06-12
This is the first confirmed case in Uganda during the Ebola outbreak ongoing in neighboring Democratic Republic of the the WHO said in a statement NegativeUganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak a 5yearold Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo the World Health Organization said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-uganda/uganda-confirms-first-ebola-case-during-current-outbreak-a-congolese-child-who-idUSKCN1TC2GD2019-06-12
Neighboring Uganda has suffered regular outbreaks of Ebola and Marburg over the years both highfatality viral hemorrhagic fevers NegativeUganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak a 5yearold Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo the World Health Organization said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-uganda/uganda-confirms-first-ebola-case-during-current-outbreak-a-congolese-child-who-idUSKCN1TC2GD2019-06-12
Ugandas worst Ebola outbreak was in 2000 when 425 people were infected NegativeUganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak a 5yearold Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo the World Health Organization said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-uganda/uganda-confirms-first-ebola-case-during-current-outbreak-a-congolese-child-who-idUSKCN1TC2GD2019-06-12
DAKAR Congos government has declared an epidemic of measles which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1500 people over a hundred more than have died of Ebola NegativeDAKAR Congos government has declared an epidemic of measles which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1500 people over a hundred more than have died of Ebola http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-measles-congo/congo-declares-measles-epidemic-after-it-kills-more-than-ebola-idUSKCN1TC2FV2019-06-12
Ebola has so far killed 1390 people in Congos North Kivu province the latest Congo health ministry figures show NegativeDAKAR Congos government has declared an epidemic of measles which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1500 people over a hundred more than have died of Ebola http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-measles-congo/congo-declares-measles-epidemic-after-it-kills-more-than-ebola-idUSKCN1TC2FV2019-06-12
Liberias economy was hit hard by a 201416 Ebola outbreak that killed thousands low prices for its chief exports iron ore and rubber and declining foreign aid NegativeMONROVIA Thousands of Liberians took to the streets of the capital Monrovia on Friday to protest against the corruption and economic decline that many blame on their once hugely popular president former football star George Weah http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-liberia-protest/thousands-protest-in-liberia-against-corruption-economic-decline-idUSKCN1T82ER2019-06-08
GENEVA Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late a World Health Organization expert said on Thursday NegativeGENEVA Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late a World Health Organization expert said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-ebola-who/one-in-four-ebola-cases-undetected-in-congo-who-idUSKCN1T71WO2019-06-07
A third of identified cases are people who died without having being admitted to Ebola treatment centers the WHO update said NegativeGENEVA Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late a World Health Organization expert said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-ebola-who/one-in-four-ebola-cases-undetected-in-congo-who-idUSKCN1T71WO2019-06-07
Nipah is on the WHOs research and development priority list alongside Ebola Zika MERS Lassa and CrimeanCongo haemorrhagic fever NegativeNEW DELHI The deadly braindamaging Nipah virus has resurfaced in the southern Indian state of Kerala a year after it killed 17 people state officials said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-india-virus/nipah-virus-resurfaces-in-indias-kerala-after-killing-17-last-year-idUSKCN1T50H52019-06-05
KINSHASA The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2000 government figures showed late on Monday as the rate of new cases tripled and containment efforts faltered in the remote unstable region NegativeKINSHASA The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2000 government figures showed late on Monday as the rate of new cases tripled and containment efforts faltered in the remote unstable region http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-infections-exceed-2000-as-new-case-rate-triples-idUSKCN1T51JE2019-06-05
Local mistrust of health workers and attacks on Ebola clinics by armed militias have contributed to an acceleration in what is now the secondworst outbreak of the virus on record NegativeKINSHASA The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2000 government figures showed late on Monday as the rate of new cases tripled and containment efforts faltered in the remote unstable region http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-infections-exceed-2000-as-new-case-rate-triples-idUSKCN1T51JE2019-06-05
Health workers told him he had Ebola but his first thought was for his sister who had been battling the virus NegativeBUTEMBO Democratic Republic of Congo Eightyearold Kennedy Muhindo was running a high fever and racked by stomach pain and diarrhea http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-congo-ebola-children/congos-ebola-epidemic-inflicts-heavy-toll-on-children-idUSKCN1T00IS2019-05-31
He said Im coming back to Oicha because Ebola has touched Biakatu and many people are dying NeutralBUTEMBO Democratic Republic of Congo Eightyearold Kennedy Muhindo was running a high fever and racked by stomach pain and diarrhea http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-congo-ebola-children/congos-ebola-epidemic-inflicts-heavy-toll-on-children-idUSKCN1T00IS2019-05-31
He was really recalled Shabani standing on a walkway outside a line of tented cubicles where people with suspected Ebola waited for test results NegativeBUTEMBO Democratic Republic of Congo Eightyearold Kennedy Muhindo was running a high fever and racked by stomach pain and diarrhea http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-congo-ebola-children/congos-ebola-epidemic-inflicts-heavy-toll-on-children-idUSKCN1T00IS2019-05-31
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A mob in eastern Congo killed an Ebola health worker and looted a clinic the Health Ministry said on Tuesday underscoring a breakdown in public trust that is hampering efforts to contain the deadly virus NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A mob in eastern Congo killed an Ebola health worker and looted a clinic the Health Ministry said on Tuesday underscoring a breakdown in public trust that is hampering efforts to contain the deadly virus http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/east-congo-villagers-kill-ebola-health-worker-loot-clinic-idUSKCN1SY2002019-05-29
GENEVA The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1200 people NegativeGENEVA The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1200 people http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/u-n-creates-new-ebola-chief-role-to-tackle-security-political-issues-in-congo-idUSKCN1ST0Y32019-05-24
GENEVA Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Mercks experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebolahit country while saying Johnson Johnsons rival drug would complicate matters NegativeGENEVA Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Mercks experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebolahit country while saying Johnson Johnsons rival drug would complicate matters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-wants-more-use-of-merck-vaccine-rather-than-jj-newcomer-minister-idUSKCN1SS2KS2019-05-23
The virus has killed 1223 of the 1847 people who have fallen ill making it the secondworst Ebola outbreak on record NegativeGENEVA Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Mercks experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebolahit country while saying Johnson Johnsons rival drug would complicate matters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-wants-more-use-of-merck-vaccine-rather-than-jj-newcomer-minister-idUSKCN1SS2KS2019-05-23
GENEVA Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by political and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday NegativeGENEVA Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by political and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/political-games-hinder-efforts-to-end-ebola-outbreak-in-congo-who-idUSKCN1SJ2562019-05-14
DAKAR Reuters Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak is unlikely to be contained unless violence stops said the World Health Organization after attacks halted work for almost five days NegativeDAKAR Reuters Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak is unlikely to be contained unless violence stops said the World Health Organization after attacks halted work for almost five days http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congos-ebola-outbreak-unlikely-to-be-contained-unless-violence-stops-idUSKCN1SG2122019-05-11
GENEVA World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exposed to the disease was no longer sufficient NeutralGENEVA World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exposed to the disease was no longer sufficient http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-experts-recommend-ramping-up-ebola-vaccine-after-congo-cases-surge-idUSKCN1SD1YR2019-05-08
GOMA Democratic Republic of The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1000 on Friday with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the intense of the secondworst epidemic of the virus on record NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1000 on Friday with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the intense of the secondworst epidemic of the virus on record http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/congo-ebola-deaths-surpass-1000-as-attacks-on-treatment-centers-go-on-idUSKCN1S91612019-05-04
Congos Health Ministry said on Friday that 14 new Ebola deaths had been recorded taking the toll to 1008 deaths from confirmed and probable cases NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1000 on Friday with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the intense of the secondworst epidemic of the virus on record http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/congo-ebola-deaths-surpass-1000-as-attacks-on-treatment-centers-go-on-idUSKCN1S91612019-05-04
There was an attempted assault on an Ebola treatment facility in the city of Butembo on Thursday but nobody was injured and the assailants were captured the WHOs Ryan said NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1000 on Friday with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the intense of the secondworst epidemic of the virus on record http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/congo-ebola-deaths-surpass-1000-as-attacks-on-treatment-centers-go-on-idUSKCN1S91612019-05-04
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo rose above 1000 on Friday as violent attacks on treatment centres hamper efforts to control the secondworst epidemic of the virus on record NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo rose above 1000 on Friday as violent attacks on treatment centres hamper efforts to control the secondworst epidemic of the virus on record http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-records-1000th-ebola-death-in-current-outbreak-idUSKCN1S91S62019-05-04
Musa Ecweru Ugandas minister for disaster management and refugee affairs said surveillance teams and authorities along the border were on red alert for suspected cases of Ebola NegativeMore than 60000 people in Democratic Republic of Congos Beni region in North Kivu province have left their homes since the latest wave of armed attacks began on March 30 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-uganda-refugees/congolese-refugees-cross-illegally-into-uganda-raising-risk-of-ebola-aid-groups-idUSKCN1S903X2019-05-03
Congos Beni region has been at the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak since August NegativeMore than 60000 people in Democratic Republic of Congos Beni region in North Kivu province have left their homes since the latest wave of armed attacks began on March 30 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-uganda-refugees/congolese-refugees-cross-illegally-into-uganda-raising-risk-of-ebola-aid-groups-idUSKCN1S903X2019-05-03
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo registered a oneday record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday raising last weeks number of cases to 126 the biggest since the current outbreak was declared last August the health ministry said NeutralGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo registered a oneday record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday raising last weeks number of cases to 126 the biggest since the current outbreak was declared last August the health ministry said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-registers-record-of-27-new-ebola-cases-in-one-day-idUSKCN1S52232019-04-30
In the past two months five Ebola centers have been attacked and a senior World Health Organization official was killed by militiamen 10 days ago NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo registered a oneday record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday raising last weeks number of cases to 126 the biggest since the current outbreak was declared last August the health ministry said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-registers-record-of-27-new-ebola-cases-in-one-day-idUSKCN1S52232019-04-30
The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congos North Kivu and Ituri provinces is believed to have killed at least 891 people and infected over 500 more so far NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo registered a oneday record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday raising last weeks number of cases to 126 the biggest since the current outbreak was declared last August the health ministry said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-registers-record-of-27-new-ebola-cases-in-one-day-idUSKCN1S52232019-04-30
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Health workers in one of the epicenters of eastern Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak threatened on Wednesday to go on strike as early as next week if authorities dont do more to protect them NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Health workers in one of the epicenters of eastern Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak threatened on Wednesday to go on strike as early as next week if authorities dont do more to protect them http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-first-responders-threaten-strike-if-security-not-improved-idUSKCN1S02L02019-04-25
The assailants are identified as MaiMai rebels demanding the departure of the international community engaged in the Ebola Kambale told Reuters NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Heavily armed militiamen attacked a hospital treating Ebola patients in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday killing a senior World Health Organization epidemiologist and injuring two others officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/militiamen-kill-senior-who-official-in-attack-on-congo-ebola-center-idUSKCN1RV11B2019-04-20
The series of attacks since February against Ebola treatment centres has hastened the spread of the virus and led some first responders to pull out of the area NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Heavily armed militiamen attacked a hospital treating Ebola patients in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday killing a senior World Health Organization epidemiologist and injuring two others officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/militiamen-kill-senior-who-official-in-attack-on-congo-ebola-center-idUSKCN1RV11B2019-04-20
The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congos North Kivu and Ituri provinces is believed to have killed 843 people and infected over 450 more so far NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Heavily armed militiamen attacked a hospital treating Ebola patients in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday killing a senior World Health Organization epidemiologist and injuring two others officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/militiamen-kill-senior-who-official-in-attack-on-congo-ebola-center-idUSKCN1RV11B2019-04-20
BENI Democratic Republic of Congo Wearing a disposable gown and gloves for protection Jeanine Masika cradles a 2yearold Ebola patient and offers the listless toddler teaspoons of brown soup NeutralBENI Democratic Republic of Congo Wearing a disposable gown and gloves for protection Jeanine Masika cradles a 2yearold Ebola patient and offers the listless toddler teaspoons of brown soup http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-congo-ebola-survivors/ebola-survivors-comfort-sick-and-frightened-in-congo-outbreak-idUSKCN1RT0FD2019-04-18
But Masika has antibodies in her system after she won her own battle against Ebola last year and she now has immunity NegativeBENI Democratic Republic of Congo Wearing a disposable gown and gloves for protection Jeanine Masika cradles a 2yearold Ebola patient and offers the listless toddler teaspoons of brown soup http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-congo-ebola-survivors/ebola-survivors-comfort-sick-and-frightened-in-congo-outbreak-idUSKCN1RT0FD2019-04-18
Masika is one of dozens of survivors who are providing care and muchneeded human contact to some of the littlest victims of the secondworst Ebola epidemic on record NegativeBENI Democratic Republic of Congo Wearing a disposable gown and gloves for protection Jeanine Masika cradles a 2yearold Ebola patient and offers the listless toddler teaspoons of brown soup http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-congo-ebola-survivors/ebola-survivors-comfort-sick-and-frightened-in-congo-outbreak-idUSKCN1RT0FD2019-04-18
It was as if Ebola had chosen my she said NeutralBENI Democratic Republic of Congo Wearing a disposable gown and gloves for protection Jeanine Masika cradles a 2yearold Ebola patient and offers the listless toddler teaspoons of brown soup http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-congo-ebola-survivors/ebola-survivors-comfort-sick-and-frightened-in-congo-outbreak-idUSKCN1RT0FD2019-04-18
Christvies mother had recently died of Ebola and staff were closely monitoring the baby to see if she would fall sick NegativeBENI Democratic Republic of Congo Wearing a disposable gown and gloves for protection Jeanine Masika cradles a 2yearold Ebola patient and offers the listless toddler teaspoons of brown soup http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-congo-ebola-survivors/ebola-survivors-comfort-sick-and-frightened-in-congo-outbreak-idUSKCN1RT0FD2019-04-18
For Kitsa volunteering at the center is a way of keeping love at a time when Ebola is robbing families of the ability to care for their loved ones PositiveBENI Democratic Republic of Congo Wearing a disposable gown and gloves for protection Jeanine Masika cradles a 2yearold Ebola patient and offers the listless toddler teaspoons of brown soup http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-congo-ebola-survivors/ebola-survivors-comfort-sick-and-frightened-in-congo-outbreak-idUSKCN1RT0FD2019-04-18
This is Congos 10th Ebola outbreak but it is the first in the densely forested volcanic hillside provinces of North Kivu and Ituri NegativeBENI Democratic Republic of Congo Wearing a disposable gown and gloves for protection Jeanine Masika cradles a 2yearold Ebola patient and offers the listless toddler teaspoons of brown soup http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-congo-ebola-survivors/ebola-survivors-comfort-sick-and-frightened-in-congo-outbreak-idUSKCN1RT0FD2019-04-18
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi on Tuesday implored people in areas hit by the nations worstever Ebola outbreak to accept the disease is real and trust health workers NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi on Tuesday implored people in areas hit by the nations worstever Ebola outbreak to accept the disease is real and trust health workers http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-tshisekedi/ebola-is-real-congo-president-tells-skeptical-population-idUSKCN1RS1X32019-04-17
An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 700 people and is continuing to spread does not constitute an international emergency the World Health Organization said on Friday NegativeAn outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 700 people and is continuing to spread does not constitute an international emergency the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-spread-concentrated-in-congo-not-a-wider-emergency-who-idUSKCN1RO1PD2019-04-13
Experts have declared four emergencies in the past the H1N1 virus that caused an influenza pandemic a major Ebola outbreak in West Africa polio and Zika virus NegativeAn outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 700 people and is continuing to spread does not constitute an international emergency the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-spread-concentrated-in-congo-not-a-wider-emergency-who-idUSKCN1RO1PD2019-04-13
LONDON The World Health Organization on Wednesday said it had reconvened an expert panel to consider whether an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a public health emergency of international concern NegativeLONDON The World Health Organization on Wednesday said it had reconvened an expert panel to consider whether an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a public health emergency of international concern http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/who-experts-to-decide-whether-congo-ebola-outbreak-is-international-emergency-idUSKCN1RM2082019-04-11
LONDON Scientists working on developing vaccines against Ebola have found they can antibodies from volunteers vaccinated in research trials and use them to make treatments for the deadly viral infection NeutralLONDON Scientists working on developing vaccines against Ebola have found they can antibodies from volunteers vaccinated in research trials and use them to make treatments for the deadly viral infection http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-antibodies/study-points-to-new-antibody-approach-to-tackling-ebola-other-infections-idUSKCN1RE1RS2019-04-03
In a study published in the journal Cell Reports on Tuesday the scientists said the approach could be used for Ebola and other newly emerging deadly diseases caused by viruses NegativeLONDON Scientists working on developing vaccines against Ebola have found they can antibodies from volunteers vaccinated in research trials and use them to make treatments for the deadly viral infection http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-antibodies/study-points-to-new-antibody-approach-to-tackling-ebola-other-infections-idUSKCN1RE1RS2019-04-03
The technique based on people exposed to the Ebola vaccine but not the Ebola virus itself suggests protective therapies could be developed from people who are diseasefree PositiveLONDON Scientists working on developing vaccines against Ebola have found they can antibodies from volunteers vaccinated in research trials and use them to make treatments for the deadly viral infection http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-antibodies/study-points-to-new-antibody-approach-to-tackling-ebola-other-infections-idUSKCN1RE1RS2019-04-03
GENEVA Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak is spreading at its fastest rate yet eight months after it was first detected the World Health Organization said on Monday NeutralGENEVA Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak is spreading at its fastest rate yet eight months after it was first detected the World Health Organization said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-spreading-faster-than-ever-who-idUSKCN1RD2TV2019-04-02
An Ebola treatment center located at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was attacked last month the countrys health ministry said on Saturday NegativeAn Ebola treatment center located at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was attacked last month the countrys health ministry said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-ebola-violence/ebola-treatment-center-in-congo-reopens-after-attack-idUSKCN1RB0PI2019-03-31
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday recorded 15 new confirmed cases of Ebola the biggest oneday rise since the current outbreak was declared last August the health ministry said NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday recorded 15 new confirmed cases of Ebola the biggest oneday rise since the current outbreak was declared last August the health ministry said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-registers-record-15-new-ebola-cases-in-one-day-idUSKCN1RA27W2019-03-30
Harvard University researchers found that trust in public authorities had already fallen in the cities of Beni and Butembo before Ebola hit due to decades of conflict and poor governance NegativeHarvard University researchers found that trust in public authorities had already fallen in the cities of Beni and Butembo before Ebola hit due to decades of conflict and poor governance http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-ebola-mistrust/public-mistrust-thwarts-congos-ebola-response-as-cases-climb-idUSKCN1R82QW2019-03-28
He said efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in the violenceplagued eastern region of Congo would also be discussed PositiveWASHINGTON Democratic Republic of Congos new President Felix Tshisekedi will visit Washington in early April to discuss strengthening economic and security ties the State Department said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-congorepublic/congos-new-leader-to-meet-pompeo-senior-officials-in-first-u-s-visit-spokesman-idUSKCN1R72SG2019-03-27
The countrys Ebola epidemic has now exceeded 1000 cases according to the countrys health ministry with a death toll of about 629 in the worlds secondworst ever outbreak NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic Republic of Congos new President Felix Tshisekedi will visit Washington in early April to discuss strengthening economic and security ties the State Department said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-congorepublic/congos-new-leader-to-meet-pompeo-senior-officials-in-first-u-s-visit-spokesman-idUSKCN1R72SG2019-03-27
DAKAR Congos Ebola epidemic has now exceeded 1000 cases the Health Ministry said on Monday with a death toll of 629 in the worlds second worst ever outbreak NegativeDAKAR Congos Ebola epidemic has now exceeded 1000 cases the Health Ministry said on Monday with a death toll of 629 in the worlds second worst ever outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-epidemic-exceeds-1000-cases-health-ministry-idUSKCN1R61EO2019-03-26
But public mistrust and rampant insecurity in the parts of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo where Ebola has struck have hampered the response complicating the fight against it NegativeDAKAR Congos Ebola epidemic has now exceeded 1000 cases the Health Ministry said on Monday with a death toll of 629 in the worlds second worst ever outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-epidemic-exceeds-1000-cases-health-ministry-idUSKCN1R61EO2019-03-26
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a case of Ebola in another city of close to 1 million people the health ministry said on Wednesday NeutralGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a case of Ebola in another city of close to 1 million people the health ministry said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-spreads-to-city-of-bunia-idUSKCN1R12VF2019-03-21
The cities of Butembo which has a slightly larger population than Bunia and Beni which is slightly smaller have also experienced Ebola cases NeutralGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a case of Ebola in another city of close to 1 million people the health ministry said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-spreads-to-city-of-bunia-idUSKCN1R12VF2019-03-21
GENEVA The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is now concentrated in two areas and could be stopped by September but the country also needs help tackling its broader health problems the head of the World Health Organization said on Thursday NegativeGENEVA The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is now concentrated in two areas and could be stopped by September but the country also needs help tackling its broader health problems the head of the World Health Organization said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-says-ebola-area-contained-but-congo-needs-long-term-support-idUSKCN1QV2CX2019-03-15
Otherwise we will appear as if we are preventing Ebola getting into other countries and we dont care about the demands of the community NeutralGENEVA The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is now concentrated in two areas and could be stopped by September but the country also needs help tackling its broader health problems the head of the World Health Organization said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-says-ebola-area-contained-but-congo-needs-long-term-support-idUSKCN1QV2CX2019-03-15
GOMA Congo Mai Mai militiamen attacked an Ebola treatment center at the heart of an outbreak of the disease in eastern Congo on Saturday killing a policeman and wounding health workers before being repelled by security forces NegativeGOMA Congo Mai Mai militiamen attacked an Ebola treatment center at the heart of an outbreak of the disease in eastern Congo on Saturday killing a policeman and wounding health workers before being repelled by security forces http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congos-mai-mai-militiamen-attack-ebola-treatment-center-idUSKBN1QQ09G2019-03-10
GENEVA The battle against Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo is failing because ordinary people do not trust health workers and an overly militarized response is alienating patients and families the medical charity MSF said on Thursday NegativeGENEVA The battle against Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo is failing because ordinary people do not trust health workers and an overly militarized response is alienating patients and families the medical charity MSF said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/battle-against-ebola-being-lost-amid-militarized-response-msf-says-idUSKCN1QO1F12019-03-08
Ebola responders were increasingly seen as the enemy with more than 30 attacks and incidents against the Ebola response in the past month alone she said NegativeGENEVA The battle against Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo is failing because ordinary people do not trust health workers and an overly militarized response is alienating patients and families the medical charity MSF said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/battle-against-ebola-being-lost-amid-militarized-response-msf-says-idUSKCN1QO1F12019-03-08
Involvement of security and police forces merely deepened suspicions that Ebola was being used as a political tool she said NegativeGENEVA The battle against Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo is failing because ordinary people do not trust health workers and an overly militarized response is alienating patients and families the medical charity MSF said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/battle-against-ebola-being-lost-amid-militarized-response-msf-says-idUSKCN1QO1F12019-03-08
The police and the army are not involved in Ebola response activities and their role has never been to enforce sanitary Jessica Ilunga said NeutralGENEVA The battle against Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo is failing because ordinary people do not trust health workers and an overly militarized response is alienating patients and families the medical charity MSF said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/battle-against-ebola-being-lost-amid-militarized-response-msf-says-idUSKCN1QO1F12019-03-08
Ebola still has the upper Liu said NeutralGENEVA The battle against Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo is failing because ordinary people do not trust health workers and an overly militarized response is alienating patients and families the medical charity MSF said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/battle-against-ebola-being-lost-amid-militarized-response-msf-says-idUSKCN1QO1F12019-03-08
While two Medecins Sans Frontieres facilities treating Ebola patients in North Kivu province were attacked last week aid workers said they are only the latest in a series of incidents NegativeWhile two Medecins Sans Frontieres facilities treating Ebola patients in North Kivu province were attacked last week aid workers said they are only the latest in a series of incidents http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-ebola-drc/unknown-attackers-threaten-to-worsen-ebola-epidemic-in-congo-idUSKCN1QL1OA2019-03-05
He cited the difficult conditions faced by aid staff working on disinfection safe burials support of health facilities those providing vaccinations to treat Ebola and others PositiveWhile two Medecins Sans Frontieres facilities treating Ebola patients in North Kivu province were attacked last week aid workers said they are only the latest in a series of incidents http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-ebola-drc/unknown-attackers-threaten-to-worsen-ebola-epidemic-in-congo-idUSKCN1QL1OA2019-03-05
The current Ebola epidemic first declared in August is believed to have killed at least 561 people so far and infected over 300 more NegativeWhile two Medecins Sans Frontieres facilities treating Ebola patients in North Kivu province were attacked last week aid workers said they are only the latest in a series of incidents http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-ebola-drc/unknown-attackers-threaten-to-worsen-ebola-epidemic-in-congo-idUSKCN1QL1OA2019-03-05
To a certain extent Ebola has been politicized during the run up to said Marcoux NeutralWhile two Medecins Sans Frontieres facilities treating Ebola patients in North Kivu province were attacked last week aid workers said they are only the latest in a series of incidents http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-ebola-drc/unknown-attackers-threaten-to-worsen-ebola-epidemic-in-congo-idUSKCN1QL1OA2019-03-05
Some communities believe the Ebola response to be part of a political conspiracy to control or exclude the local population from the electoral process he said NegativeWhile two Medecins Sans Frontieres facilities treating Ebola patients in North Kivu province were attacked last week aid workers said they are only the latest in a series of incidents http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-ebola-drc/unknown-attackers-threaten-to-worsen-ebola-epidemic-in-congo-idUSKCN1QL1OA2019-03-05
KINSHASA An Ebola treatment center at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was closed in response to an attack last week the Congolese health ministry said on Sunday NegativeKINSHASA An Ebola treatment center at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was closed in response to an attack last week the Congolese health ministry said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-treatment-center-in-congo-reopens-after-attack-ministry-idUSKCN1QK0Q22019-03-04
Aid workers have faced mistrust in some areas as they work to contain the Ebola outbreak which has become the worst in Congos history NegativeKINSHASA An Ebola treatment center at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was closed in response to an attack last week the Congolese health ministry said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-treatment-center-in-congo-reopens-after-attack-ministry-idUSKCN1QK0Q22019-03-04
The current Ebola epidemic first declared last August is believed to have killed at least 561 people so far and infected over 300 more NegativeKINSHASA An Ebola treatment center at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was closed in response to an attack last week the Congolese health ministry said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-treatment-center-in-congo-reopens-after-attack-ministry-idUSKCN1QK0Q22019-03-04
DAKAR Medecins Sans Frontieres has suspended medical activities at the epicenter of an Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo after two of its facilities were torched by unidentified assailants the French charity said on Thursday NegativeDAKAR Medecins Sans Frontieres has suspended medical activities at the epicenter of an Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo after two of its facilities were torched by unidentified assailants the French charity said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-msf/after-attacks-msf-suspends-ebola-treatment-in-epicenter-of-congo-outbreak-idUSKCN1QH2QL2019-03-01
The current Ebola outbreak first declared last August is believed to have killed at least 553 people so far and infected over 300 more NegativeDAKAR Medecins Sans Frontieres has suspended medical activities at the epicenter of an Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo after two of its facilities were torched by unidentified assailants the French charity said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-msf/after-attacks-msf-suspends-ebola-treatment-in-epicenter-of-congo-outbreak-idUSKCN1QH2QL2019-03-01
Aid workers have faced mistrust in some areas as they work to contain an Ebola outbreak NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Armed assailants attacked an Ebola treatment center in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday setting off a fire and becoming embroiled in an extended gunbattle with security forces health officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-violence/congo-ebola-center-set-on-fire-after-armed-attack-idUSKCN1QG2KR2019-02-28
Epidemics of infectious diseases such as Ebola Zika and Lassa can be unpredictable and fastmoving yet developing vaccines against them can currently take 10 years or more NegativeLONDON A coalition seeking to get ahead of the next pandemic has agreed a million deal with German biotech CureVac to develop vaccine technology that aims to rapidly produce shots against multiple diseases http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-vaccines-curevac/epidemic-group-invests-34-million-in-potential-vaccine-printer-tech-idUSKCN1QG1MD2019-02-28
KINSHASA Attackers set fire to an Ebola treatment center run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo late on Sunday forcing staff to evacuate patients the charity said NegativeKINSHASA Attackers set fire to an Ebola treatment center run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo late on Sunday forcing staff to evacuate patients the charity said http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-congo-ebola-violence/attackers-torch-ebola-treatment-center-in-congo-patients-evacuated-idUSKCN1QE1SZ2019-02-26
Nipah is on the World Health Organizations research and development priority list alongside Ebola Zika MERS Lassa and CrimeanCongo haemorrhagic fever NegativeLONDON A global coalition set up to fight emerging epidemics has struck a million deal with scientists at Japans University of Tokyo to speed up work on a vaccine against a braindamaging disease caused by the Nipah virus http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-nipa-vaccine/japan-scientists-win-backing-for-work-on-potential-nipah-vaccine-idUSKCN1QE00L2019-02-25
An unidentified patient who was kept in isolation at a Philadelphia hospital while being tested for Ebola has been confirmed as not infected with the deadly virus a hospital spokesman said on Wednesday PositiveAn unidentified patient who was kept in isolation at a Philadelphia hospital while being tested for Ebola has been confirmed as not infected with the deadly virus a hospital spokesman said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-ebola-usa/pennsylvania-hospital-patient-tests-negative-for-ebola-idUSKCN1PV2722019-02-07
The hospital had said it was conducting tests on the patient in an abundance of caution because the patient met the screening criteria for Ebola NeutralAn unidentified patient who was kept in isolation at a Philadelphia hospital while being tested for Ebola has been confirmed as not infected with the deadly virus a hospital spokesman said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-ebola-usa/pennsylvania-hospital-patient-tests-negative-for-ebola-idUSKCN1PV2722019-02-07
GENEVA Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak has spread southwards into an area with high security risks the World Health Organization said NegativeGENEVA Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak has spread southwards into an area with high security risks the World Health Organization said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-spreads-to-high-risk-area-of-congo-who-idUSKCN1PJ1452019-01-26
Chaib said there were 4000 people with potential Ebola contact under surveillance and 156 patients in hospital NegativeGENEVA Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak has spread southwards into an area with high security risks the World Health Organization said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-spreads-to-high-risk-area-of-congo-who-idUSKCN1PJ1452019-01-26
KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday confirmed 14 new cases of Ebola virus in its eastern borderlands the largest oneday increase since the current outbreak was declared in August NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday confirmed 14 new cases of Ebola virus in its eastern borderlands the largest oneday increase since the current outbreak was declared in August http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-records-one-day-record-for-confirmed-ebola-cases-idUSKCN1PH2CE2019-01-24
Armed groups roam Congos eastern border with Uganda and Rwanda hobbling efforts to contain an Ebola outbreak that has killed nearly 400 people NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo faced growing pressure from African neighbors and beyond on Monday for a recount of its contested presidential election in a dispute that threatens more violence in the volatile nation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congo-under-mounting-foreign-pressure-for-vote-recount-idUSKCN1P80S62019-01-15
LONDON Jan 14 Global health teams battling the worlds second largest Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo fear an election dispute may deepen public mistrust and allow the epidemic to run out of control NegativeLONDON Jan 14 Global health teams battling the worlds second largest Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo fear an election dispute may deepen public mistrust and allow the epidemic to run out of control http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-congo-ebola/public-mistrust-after-congo-election-raises-ebola-epidemic-anxiety-idUSKCN1P81UP2019-01-15
A U.S. healthcare worker who was being monitored for the Ebola virus after treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo was released from a Nebraska hospital on Saturday after doctors said they had seen no signs of the deadly disease PositiveA U.S. healthcare worker who was being monitored for the Ebola virus after treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo was released from a Nebraska hospital on Saturday after doctors said they had seen no signs of the deadly disease http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-ebola-usa/u-s-medic-declared-ebola-free-leaves-nebraska-quarantine-idUSKCN1P700B2019-01-14
STOCKHOLM Medical tests have shown a patient treated in isolation at Swedens Uppsala University Hospital for suspected Ebola is not infected with the virus after all authorities said on Friday NegativeSTOCKHOLM Medical tests have shown a patient treated in isolation at Swedens Uppsala University Hospital for suspected Ebola is not infected with the virus after all authorities said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sweden-ebola/tests-show-suspected-swedish-ebola-patient-not-infected-idUSKCN1OY12U2019-01-05
STOCKHOLM Medical tests have shown a patient treated in isolation at Swedens Uppsala University Hospital for suspected Ebola is not infected with the virus local authorities said on Friday NegativeSTOCKHOLM Medical tests have shown a patient treated in isolation at Swedens Uppsala University Hospital for suspected Ebola is not infected with the virus local authorities said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sweden-ebola-test/tests-show-suspected-swedish-ebola-patient-not-infected-with-virus-idUSKCN1OY1TN2019-01-05
A U.S. healthcare worker who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo arrived in the United States on Saturday and was put in quarantine in Nebraska NegativeA U.S. healthcare worker who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo arrived in the United States on Saturday and was put in quarantine in Nebraska http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-ebola-usa/u-s-medic-quarantined-in-nebraska-for-possible-ebola-exposure-idUSKCN1OS0OX2019-01-01
The competing claims followed a disorderly election day on Sunday in which many Congolese were unable to vote due to an Ebola outbreak conflict and logistical problems NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congos opposition said on Monday it expected one of its candidates to win the presidential election based on early vote tallies but the ruling coalition said it was confident its candidate had won the chaotic contest http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/both-sides-claim-lead-in-congos-chaotic-election-idUSKCN1OU0CD2019-01-01





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A U.S. healthcare worker who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo arrived in the United States on Saturday and was put in quarantine in Nebraska NegativeA U.S. healthcare worker who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo arrived in the United States on Saturday and was put in quarantine in Nebraska http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-ebola-usa/u-s-medic-quarantined-in-nebraska-for-possible-ebola-exposure-idUSKCN1OS0OX2018-12-31
BENI Democratic Republic of Congo Residents of an Ebola hotspot in eastern Congo staged a mock presidential election on Sunday to show the authorities a decision to postpone the vote there due to health fears was unfounded NegativeBENI Democratic Republic of Congo Residents of an Ebola hotspot in eastern Congo staged a mock presidential election on Sunday to show the authorities a decision to postpone the vote there due to health fears was unfounded http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-beni/ebola-hit-congolese-town-stages-mock-vote-to-protest-at-ban-idUSKCN1OT0KW2018-12-31
Handwashing stations were set up to minimize the contagion risk from the sixmonth Ebola outbreak which is the secondworst in history NegativeBENI Democratic Republic of Congo Residents of an Ebola hotspot in eastern Congo staged a mock presidential election on Sunday to show the authorities a decision to postpone the vote there due to health fears was unfounded http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-beni/ebola-hit-congolese-town-stages-mock-vote-to-protest-at-ban-idUSKCN1OT0KW2018-12-31
The electoral pantomime was a more peaceful response than last week when protesters barricaded the streets and attacked Ebola centers in the wake of the CENIs decision NegativeBENI Democratic Republic of Congo Residents of an Ebola hotspot in eastern Congo staged a mock presidential election on Sunday to show the authorities a decision to postpone the vote there due to health fears was unfounded http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-beni/ebola-hit-congolese-town-stages-mock-vote-to-protest-at-ban-idUSKCN1OT0KW2018-12-31
GENEVA Progress in fighting Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak the second worst ever will be reversed if fighting continues around the disease hotspots of Beni and Butembo the head of the World Health Organization said on Friday NegativeGENEVA Progress in fighting Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak the second worst ever will be reversed if fighting continues around the disease hotspots of Beni and Butembo the head of the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-says-progress-against-ebola-in-congo-will-be-lost-if-violence-goes-on-idUSKCN1OR1EY2018-12-29
Health teams in Beni were prevented from carrying out critical field work including vaccinations tracing of potential Ebola carriers and following up on alerts of potential new cases NegativeGENEVA Progress in fighting Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak the second worst ever will be reversed if fighting continues around the disease hotspots of Beni and Butembo the head of the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-says-progress-against-ebola-in-congo-will-be-lost-if-violence-goes-on-idUSKCN1OR1EY2018-12-29
In other areas the fight against Ebola had continued and local communities were generally supportive of the health teams Tedros said NegativeGENEVA Progress in fighting Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak the second worst ever will be reversed if fighting continues around the disease hotspots of Beni and Butembo the head of the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-says-progress-against-ebola-in-congo-will-be-lost-if-violence-goes-on-idUSKCN1OR1EY2018-12-29
That would also affect the response to the ongoing Ebola virus outbreak the seconddeadliest history which is believed to have killed more than 350 people this year NegativeKINSHASA Polling stations in Democratic Republic of Congo are illprepared for Sundays presidential election diplomats and an observer mission said as new polling showed opposition candidate Martin Fayulu favored to win http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-fayulu/congo-election-preparations-shaky-monitors-say-with-opposition-ahead-idUSKCN1OR0LQ2018-12-29
KINSHASA Security forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fired live rounds and tear gas on Thursday to scatter demonstrators who burned tyres and ransacked an Ebola center in protest at their exclusion from the presidential election NegativeKINSHASA Security forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fired live rounds and tear gas on Thursday to scatter demonstrators who burned tyres and ransacked an Ebola center in protest at their exclusion from the presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congolese-soldiers-fire-in-air-to-disperse-election-protesters-idUSKCN1OQ0MT2018-12-28
Protesters ransacked an Ebola isolation center in Beni causing 24 patients to flee health ministry spokeswoman Jessica Ilunga said NegativeKINSHASA Security forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fired live rounds and tear gas on Thursday to scatter demonstrators who burned tyres and ransacked an Ebola center in protest at their exclusion from the presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congolese-soldiers-fire-in-air-to-disperse-election-protesters-idUSKCN1OQ0MT2018-12-28
KINSHASA Security forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fired live rounds and tear gas on Thursday to scatter demonstrators who burned tires and attacked Ebola centers in protest at their exclusion from the presidential election NegativeKINSHASA Security forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fired live rounds and tear gas on Thursday to scatter demonstrators who burned tires and attacked Ebola centers in protest at their exclusion from the presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-congo-election/congolese-soldiers-fire-in-air-to-disperse-election-protesters-idUSKCN1OQ0MT2018-12-27
Colonel Safari Kazingufu the police commander in Beni said his forces had deployed across the city to restore order including around Ebola treatment centers NegativeKINSHASA Security forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fired live rounds and tear gas on Thursday to scatter demonstrators who burned tires and attacked Ebola centers in protest at their exclusion from the presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-congo-election/congolese-soldiers-fire-in-air-to-disperse-election-protesters-idUSKCN1OQ0MT2018-12-27
Ministry spokeswoman Jessica Ilunga told Reuters said that 17 of the patients had already tested negative for Ebola while seven had not yet been tested NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congos health ministry said that 24 patients fled an Ebola treatment center in Beni on Thursday when it came under attack by people protesting the cancellation of Sundays presidential election in the eastern city http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-ebola-attacks/24-patients-fled-congo-ebola-center-17-already-tested-negative-idUSKCN1OQ0Z62018-12-27
LONDON Dec 20 Doubts are growing about whether the worlds emergency stockpile of 300000 Ebola vaccine doses is enough to control future epidemics as the deadly disease moves out of rural forest areas and into urban megacities NegativeLONDON Dec 20 Doubts are growing about whether the worlds emergency stockpile of 300000 Ebola vaccine doses is enough to control future epidemics as the deadly disease moves out of rural forest areas and into urban megacities http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-stockpile/as-ebola-threatens-mega-cities-vaccine-stockpile-needs-grow-idUSKCN1OJ21B2018-12-21
Congos two Ebola outbreaks this year illustrate the shifting nature of the threat NegativeLONDON Dec 20 Doubts are growing about whether the worlds emergency stockpile of 300000 Ebola vaccine doses is enough to control future epidemics as the deadly disease moves out of rural forest areas and into urban megacities http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-stockpile/as-ebola-threatens-mega-cities-vaccine-stockpile-needs-grow-idUSKCN1OJ21B2018-12-21
Some 2000 healthcare and frontline workers in South Sudan are to be offered Ebola vaccines to try to stop any importation of the viral disease from an epidemic in Congo the World Health Organization said on Monday NegativeSome 2000 healthcare and frontline workers in South Sudan are to be offered Ebola vaccines to try to stop any importation of the viral disease from an epidemic in Congo the World Health Organization said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-southsudan/south-sudan-health-workers-to-get-ebola-shots-as-congo-outbreak-grows-idUSKBN1O91GD2018-12-11
South Sudan is one of the three countries with Uganda and Rwanda that the WHO said are at very high of having Ebola imported from an outbreak in eastern Congo NegativeSome 2000 healthcare and frontline workers in South Sudan are to be offered Ebola vaccines to try to stop any importation of the viral disease from an epidemic in Congo the World Health Organization said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-southsudan/south-sudan-health-workers-to-get-ebola-shots-as-congo-outbreak-grows-idUSKBN1O91GD2018-12-11
It is designed for use in a ring strategy where contacts or known cases of Ebola are traced and immunized to halt the diseases spread NegativeSome 2000 healthcare and frontline workers in South Sudan are to be offered Ebola vaccines to try to stop any importation of the viral disease from an epidemic in Congo the World Health Organization said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-southsudan/south-sudan-health-workers-to-get-ebola-shots-as-congo-outbreak-grows-idUSKBN1O91GD2018-12-11
4 million to develop a synthetic vaccine system that could be tailormade to fight multiple pathogens such as flu Ebola Marburg and Rabies NegativeLONDON A global coalition set up to fight disease epidemics is investing up to http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-vaccines-epidemics/scientists-to-test-tailor-made-vaccine-tech-to-fight-epidemics-idUSKBN1O90082018-12-10
The current Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo is now the second biggest in history with 426 confirmed and probable cases the health ministry said late on Thursday NegativeThe current Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo is now the second biggest in history with 426 confirmed and probable cases the health ministry said late on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-outbreak-in-east-congo-now-worlds-second-biggest-idUSKCN1NY2LY2018-11-30
KINSHASA The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo is now the second biggest in history with 426 confirmed and probable cases the health ministry said late on Thursday NegativeKINSHASA The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo is now the second biggest in history with 426 confirmed and probable cases the health ministry said late on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-outbreak-in-east-congo-now-worlds-second-biggest-idUSKCN1NY2LY2018-11-30
Ebola is believed to have killed 245 people in North Kivu and Ituri provinces where attacks by armed groups and community resistance to health officials have hampered the response NegativeKINSHASA The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo is now the second biggest in history with 426 confirmed and probable cases the health ministry said late on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-outbreak-in-east-congo-now-worlds-second-biggest-idUSKCN1NY2LY2018-11-30
DAKAR Reuters Health workers on Wednesday launched a doortodoor fourday blitz to control malaria in Democratic Republic of Congo with the aim of cutting suspected Ebola cases in half NegativeDAKAR Reuters Health workers on Wednesday launched a doortodoor fourday blitz to control malaria in Democratic Republic of Congo with the aim of cutting suspected Ebola cases in half http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/to-stop-ebola-congo-targets-malaria-in-outbreak-zone-idUSKCN1NX2GZ2018-11-29
The town of Beni in North Kivu province currently battling the worst Ebola outbreak in Congos history has also seen an eightfold increase in malaria cases since last year NegativeDAKAR Reuters Health workers on Wednesday launched a doortodoor fourday blitz to control malaria in Democratic Republic of Congo with the aim of cutting suspected Ebola cases in half http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/to-stop-ebola-congo-targets-malaria-in-outbreak-zone-idUSKCN1NX2GZ2018-11-29
Ebola has killed 240 people and infected more than 400 since July in an outbreak that shows little sign of abating NegativeDAKAR Reuters Health workers on Wednesday launched a doortodoor fourday blitz to control malaria in Democratic Republic of Congo with the aim of cutting suspected Ebola cases in half http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/to-stop-ebola-congo-targets-malaria-in-outbreak-zone-idUSKCN1NX2GZ2018-11-29
Malaria can normally be diagnosed with a rapid blood test but the risk of Ebola transmission means health workers have to rely on an assessment of symptoms he said NegativeDAKAR Reuters Health workers on Wednesday launched a doortodoor fourday blitz to control malaria in Democratic Republic of Congo with the aim of cutting suspected Ebola cases in half http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/to-stop-ebola-congo-targets-malaria-in-outbreak-zone-idUSKCN1NX2GZ2018-11-29
We can assume that the suspected Ebola cases to be triaged would at least go down by Hoyer told the Thomson Reuters Foundation NegativeDAKAR Reuters Health workers on Wednesday launched a doortodoor fourday blitz to control malaria in Democratic Republic of Congo with the aim of cutting suspected Ebola cases in half http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/to-stop-ebola-congo-targets-malaria-in-outbreak-zone-idUSKCN1NX2GZ2018-11-29
This is what happened in Sierra Leones capital Freetown when people with malaria were filling Ebola treatment centers during the West African outbreak in 2014 he said NeutralDAKAR Reuters Health workers on Wednesday launched a doortodoor fourday blitz to control malaria in Democratic Republic of Congo with the aim of cutting suspected Ebola cases in half http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/to-stop-ebola-congo-targets-malaria-in-outbreak-zone-idUSKCN1NX2GZ2018-11-29
KINSHASA Congolese authorities have authorized clinical trials for four experimental Ebola treatments which will allow researchers to collect valuable data about their effectiveness the health ministry said on Saturday NegativeKINSHASA Congolese authorities have authorized clinical trials for four experimental Ebola treatments which will allow researchers to collect valuable data about their effectiveness the health ministry said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-approves-clinical-trials-for-ebola-treatments-idUSKCN1NT0H92018-11-26
Congos influential conference of Catholic bishops warned this week that an Ebola epidemic and clashes with rebel militia in eastern Congo could threaten the validity of the vote NegativeNAIROBI Congolese presidential candidates Felix Tshisekedi and Vital Kamerhe joined forces on Friday to take on the preferred successor of incumbent Joseph Kabila in the Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/congos-tshisekedi-and-kamerhe-form-presidential-pact-idUSKCN1NS1YV2018-11-24
DAKAR Thirteen new cases of Ebola were confirmed on Wednesday in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo one of the highest daily counts since the start of the outbreak in July the health ministry said NegativeDAKAR Thirteen new cases of Ebola were confirmed on Wednesday in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo one of the highest daily counts since the start of the outbreak in July the health ministry said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-confirms-near-record-number-of-new-ebola-cases-on-wednesday-idUSKCN1NQ2FX2018-11-22
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Twelve Congolese soldiers were killed alongside seven U.N peacekeepers in clashes with militias on Wednesday in Democratic Republic of Congos Ebolahit east government spokesman Lambert Mende said NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Twelve Congolese soldiers were killed alongside seven U.N peacekeepers in clashes with militias on Wednesday in Democratic Republic of Congos Ebolahit east government spokesman Lambert Mende said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/twelve-congolese-soldiers-killed-in-clashes-this-week-in-ebola-hit-east-idUSKCN1NL2AT2018-11-17
The insecurity is hampering international efforts to contain an Ebola epidemic the worst in Congos history that has infected over 300 people and killed twothirds of them since July NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Twelve Congolese soldiers were killed alongside seven U.N peacekeepers in clashes with militias on Wednesday in Democratic Republic of Congos Ebolahit east government spokesman Lambert Mende said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/twelve-congolese-soldiers-killed-in-clashes-this-week-in-ebola-hit-east-idUSKCN1NL2AT2018-11-17
GOMA Congo At least seven U.N. peacekeepers were killed in clashes with militias in an area that is at the center of the Democratic Republic of Congos worst Ebola epidemic United Nations and diplomatic sources said on Thursday NegativeGOMA Congo At least seven U.N. peacekeepers were killed in clashes with militias in an area that is at the center of the Democratic Republic of Congos worst Ebola epidemic United Nations and diplomatic sources said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/seven-peacekeepers-killed-in-clashes-near-ebola-hit-part-of-east-congo-idUSKCN1NK2JE2018-11-16
Beni and the surrounding villages are also suffering an Ebola epidemic that has infected over 300 people and killed twothirds of them NegativeGOMA Congo At least seven U.N. peacekeepers were killed in clashes with militias in an area that is at the center of the Democratic Republic of Congos worst Ebola epidemic United Nations and diplomatic sources said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/seven-peacekeepers-killed-in-clashes-near-ebola-hit-part-of-east-congo-idUSKCN1NK2JE2018-11-16
Repeated armed attacks by at least two rebel groups are hampering international efforts to contain the virus by preventing medical workers getting to Ebola victims NegativeGOMA Congo At least seven U.N. peacekeepers were killed in clashes with militias in an area that is at the center of the Democratic Republic of Congos worst Ebola epidemic United Nations and diplomatic sources said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/seven-peacekeepers-killed-in-clashes-near-ebola-hit-part-of-east-congo-idUSKCN1NK2JE2018-11-16
They are also under threat from poachers civil unrest and diseases including the Ebola virus NeutralGOMA Congo Central African mountain gorillas came off the endangered species list on Thursday following a rare and dramatic recovery in numbers over the past decade http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-gorillas-endangered/mountain-gorillas-off-critically-endangered-list-in-rare-recovery-idUSKCN1NK2OZ2018-11-16
GENEVA The Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo which has already killed more than 200 people is expected to last until mid2019 a senior World Health Organization official said on Tuesday NegativeGENEVA The Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo which has already killed more than 200 people is expected to last until mid2019 a senior World Health Organization official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-who/congos-ebola-outbreak-to-last-at-least-six-more-months-who-idUSKCN1NI1ZF2018-11-14
KINSHASA The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the most severe in the countrys history with 319 confirmed and probable cases the health ministry said late on Friday NegativeKINSHASA The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the most severe in the countrys history with 319 confirmed and probable cases the health ministry said late on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/current-ebola-outbreak-is-worst-in-congos-history-ministry-idUSKCN1NF0BW2018-11-11
Congo has suffered 10 Ebola outbreaks since the virus was discovered near the eponymous Ebola River in 1976 NeutralKINSHASA The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the most severe in the countrys history with 319 confirmed and probable cases the health ministry said late on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/current-ebola-outbreak-is-worst-in-congos-history-ministry-idUSKCN1NF0BW2018-11-11
WASHINGTON The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflicthit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191 deaths a USAID official said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflicthit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191 deaths a USAID official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-usa/u-s-concerned-about-ebola-outbreak-in-congo-conflict-zone-official-idUSKCN1NE05Q2018-11-10
Congo has suffered 10 Ebola outbreaks since the virus was discovered near its eponymous Ebola River in 1976 NeutralWASHINGTON The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflicthit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191 deaths a USAID official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-usa/u-s-concerned-about-ebola-outbreak-in-congo-conflict-zone-official-idUSKCN1NE05Q2018-11-10
The official said lessons learned from the West Africa Ebola crisis were currently being applied in Congo including improved approaches to treatment and isolation that allow for better patient care NeutralWASHINGTON The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflicthit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191 deaths a USAID official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-usa/u-s-concerned-about-ebola-outbreak-in-congo-conflict-zone-official-idUSKCN1NE05Q2018-11-10
KAMPALA Uganda says it will start to vaccinate some of its health workers against Ebola on Monday amid fears that the viral haemorrhagic fever could spread from Democratic Republic of Congo which is battling an outbreak NegativeKAMPALA Uganda says it will start to vaccinate some of its health workers against Ebola on Monday amid fears that the viral haemorrhagic fever could spread from Democratic Republic of Congo which is battling an outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-uganda/uganda-begins-ebola-vaccinations-amid-congo-transmission-fears-idUSKCN1N71HX2018-11-03
The East African country has suffered regular outbreaks of Ebola and Marburg over the years both highfatality viral haemorrhagic fevers NegativeKAMPALA Uganda says it will start to vaccinate some of its health workers against Ebola on Monday amid fears that the viral haemorrhagic fever could spread from Democratic Republic of Congo which is battling an outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-uganda/uganda-begins-ebola-vaccinations-amid-congo-transmission-fears-idUSKCN1N71HX2018-11-03
Parts of Ugandas western border are about 100 km sites of an Ebola outbreak taking place in Congo NegativeKAMPALA Uganda says it will start to vaccinate some of its health workers against Ebola on Monday amid fears that the viral haemorrhagic fever could spread from Democratic Republic of Congo which is battling an outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-uganda/uganda-begins-ebola-vaccinations-amid-congo-transmission-fears-idUSKCN1N71HX2018-11-03
Ugandas worst Ebola outbreak was in 2000 when 425 people were infected more than half of whom died NegativeKAMPALA Uganda says it will start to vaccinate some of its health workers against Ebola on Monday amid fears that the viral haemorrhagic fever could spread from Democratic Republic of Congo which is battling an outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-uganda/uganda-begins-ebola-vaccinations-amid-congo-transmission-fears-idUSKCN1N71HX2018-11-03
The biggest cost not previously accounted for was deaths from other diseases as Ebola tied up healthcare resources and hospital admissions fell dramatically adding NegativeGENEVA An Ebola outbreak that ravaged Sierra Leone Guinea and Liberia in 2014 cost economies an estimated billion according to a study in this months Journal of Infectious Diseases http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-cost/west-africas-ebola-outbreak-cost-53-billion-study-idUSKCN1MY2F82018-10-25
KINSHASA Unidentified gunmen killed at least 14 people including two health workers on Saturday in an area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo where militia violence has hampered efforts to contain an Ebola outbreak authorities said NegativeKINSHASA Unidentified gunmen killed at least 14 people including two health workers on Saturday in an area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo where militia violence has hampered efforts to contain an Ebola outbreak authorities said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/at-least-14-killed-in-violence-in-eastern-congos-ebola-zone-idUSKCN1MV0S12018-10-22
KINSHASA The leading Ebola expert at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday he believed an outbreak in Congo can be brought under control quickly and that the high rate of new cases is due largely to improved detection NegativeKINSHASA The leading Ebola expert at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday he believed an outbreak in Congo can be brought under control quickly and that the high rate of new cases is due largely to improved detection http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/u-s-official-optimistic-congo-ebola-outbreak-can-be-controlled-idUSKCN1MT2FR2018-10-20
GENEVA The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to it is stepped up an emergency committee of experts convened by the World Health Organization said on Wednesday NegativeGENEVA The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to it is stepped up an emergency committee of experts convened by the World Health Organization said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congos-ebola-outbreak-to-worsen-without-stepped-up-response-who-committee-idUSKCN1MR2QC2018-10-18
GENEVA The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee on Wednesday to decide whether Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern the global health body said on Monday NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee on Wednesday to decide whether Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern the global health body said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-emergency-committee-to-meet-on-congos-ebola-outbreak-idUSKCN1MP1TB2018-10-16
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A plumber working for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola the health ministry said on Friday the first case of a U.N. worker contracting the disease during the current outbreak NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A plumber working for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola the health ministry said on Friday the first case of a U.N. worker contracting the disease during the current outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola/u-n-employee-in-eastern-congo-tests-positive-for-ebola-idUSKCN1MM2FG2018-10-14
Ebola is a hemorrhagic fever that spreads through contact with the bodily fluids of its victims and typically kills about half of those it infects NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A plumber working for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola the health ministry said on Friday the first case of a U.N. worker contracting the disease during the current outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola/u-n-employee-in-eastern-congo-tests-positive-for-ebola-idUSKCN1MM2FG2018-10-14
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A United Nations employee in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola the first such incident during the current outbreak the head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission there said on Friday in a letter to staff NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A United Nations employee in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola the first such incident during the current outbreak the head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission there said on Friday in a letter to staff http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/u-n-employee-in-eastern-congo-tests-positive-for-ebola-u-n-memo-idUSKCN1MM2FG2018-10-13
Ebola is a haemorrhagic fever that spreads through contact with the bodily fluids of its victims and typically kills about half of those it infects NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A United Nations employee in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola the first such incident during the current outbreak the head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission there said on Friday in a letter to staff http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/u-n-employee-in-eastern-congo-tests-positive-for-ebola-u-n-memo-idUSKCN1MM2FG2018-10-13
GENEVA Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak is expected to last several months and could spread to Uganda or Rwanda which are well prepared but have not approved use of a vaccine the World Health Organization said on Thursday NegativeGENEVA Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak is expected to last several months and could spread to Uganda or Rwanda which are well prepared but have not approved use of a vaccine the World Health Organization said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-sees-congos-ebola-outbreak-lasting-3-4-months-at-least-idUSKCN1ML1YE2018-10-12
KINSHASA Congolese authorities announced a ban on Wednesday on harboring suspected Ebola patients and promised police protection for health workers at burials in a bid to fight back against local resistance to efforts to combat the disease NegativeKINSHASA Congolese authorities announced a ban on Wednesday on harboring suspected Ebola patients and promised police protection for health workers at burials in a bid to fight back against local resistance to efforts to combat the disease http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-response-tightens-in-eastern-congo-as-seven-new-cases-confirmed-health-ministry-idUSKCN1MK1E52018-10-11
The Health Ministry said the decree would impose a jail term of up to three months on those who harbor suspected Ebola patients NegativeKINSHASA Congolese authorities announced a ban on Wednesday on harboring suspected Ebola patients and promised police protection for health workers at burials in a bid to fight back against local resistance to efforts to combat the disease http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-response-tightens-in-eastern-congo-as-seven-new-cases-confirmed-health-ministry-idUSKCN1MK1E52018-10-11
Proper burial of Ebola victims is critical to control the disease which causes fever vomiting and diarrhea and is spread through direct contact with body fluids NegativeKINSHASA http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-attack/attack-on-icrc-ebola-ambulance-in-congo-wounds-three-volunteers-idUSKCN1MD2DC2018-10-04
Robert Kahumula a spokesman for the local Ebola response team said the health workers were wounded during an attack by young people skeptical of the presence of Ebola in the region NeutralKINSHASA http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-attack/attack-on-icrc-ebola-ambulance-in-congo-wounds-three-volunteers-idUSKCN1MD2DC2018-10-04
GENEVA The World Health Organization said on Tuesday an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because of attacks by armed groups community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization said on Tuesday an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because of attacks by armed groups community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-extremely-concerned-about-ebola-perfect-storm-in-congo-idUSKCN1M510T2018-09-26
Pockets of reluctance refusal and to accept Ebola vaccination were generating many of the new cases Salama said NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization said on Tuesday an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because of attacks by armed groups community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-extremely-concerned-about-ebola-perfect-storm-in-congo-idUSKCN1M510T2018-09-26
Some people were fleeing into the forest to escape Ebola followup treatment and checks sometimes moving hundreds of kilometers he said NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization said on Tuesday an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because of attacks by armed groups community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-extremely-concerned-about-ebola-perfect-storm-in-congo-idUSKCN1M510T2018-09-26
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo At least 14 civilians and four soldiers were killed on Saturday in a sixhour attack by rebels on the town of Beni in eastern Congo the army and local officials said warning the unrest could hamper efforts to quash an Ebola epidemic in the area NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo At least 14 civilians and four soldiers were killed on Saturday in a sixhour attack by rebels on the town of Beni in eastern Congo the army and local officials said warning the unrest could hamper efforts to quash an Ebola epidemic in the area http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-ebola/rebel-attack-in-congo-ebola-zone-kills-18-idUSKCN1M30EW2018-09-24
The attack underscores the challenges the government and health organizations face in tackling Ebola in an area where years of instability has undermined locals confidence in the authorities NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo At least 14 civilians and four soldiers were killed on Saturday in a sixhour attack by rebels on the town of Beni in eastern Congo the army and local officials said warning the unrest could hamper efforts to quash an Ebola epidemic in the area http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-ebola/rebel-attack-in-congo-ebola-zone-kills-18-idUSKCN1M30EW2018-09-24
The latest Ebola outbreak which causes hemorrhagic fever vomiting and diarrhea is believed to have killed 99 people since July and infected another 48 NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo At least 14 civilians and four soldiers were killed on Saturday in a sixhour attack by rebels on the town of Beni in eastern Congo the army and local officials said warning the unrest could hamper efforts to quash an Ebola epidemic in the area http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-ebola/rebel-attack-in-congo-ebola-zone-kills-18-idUSKCN1M30EW2018-09-24
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a case of Ebola on its border with Uganda a country so far clear of the deadly virus authorities in Congo said on Friday NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a case of Ebola on its border with Uganda a country so far clear of the deadly virus authorities in Congo said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-uganda/congo-confirms-ebola-case-at-ugandan-border-idUSKCN1M11WC2018-09-22
DAKAR Uganda will vaccinate against Ebola should it spread from Democratic Republic of Congo which has been hit twice this year the World Health Organization said on Thursday NegativeDAKAR Uganda will vaccinate against Ebola should it spread from Democratic Republic of Congo which has been hit twice this year the World Health Organization said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/uganda-to-deploy-ebola-vaccine-if-virus-spreads-from-congo-idUSKCN1M02R22018-09-21
Uganda borders Congos Ituri and North Kivu provinces where Ebola is believed to have killed 97 people since the latest outbreak started in July and infected another 45 NegativeDAKAR Uganda will vaccinate against Ebola should it spread from Democratic Republic of Congo which has been hit twice this year the World Health Organization said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/uganda-to-deploy-ebola-vaccine-if-virus-spreads-from-congo-idUSKCN1M02R22018-09-21
A death from Ebola was recorded this month in the Congolese city of Butembo which is a hub for Congolese mineral exports and imports from East African ports via Uganda NegativeDAKAR Uganda will vaccinate against Ebola should it spread from Democratic Republic of Congo which has been hit twice this year the World Health Organization said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/uganda-to-deploy-ebola-vaccine-if-virus-spreads-from-congo-idUSKCN1M02R22018-09-21
Under the strategy every contact of an Ebola case including health workers and family members is traced and vaccinated NeutralDAKAR Uganda will vaccinate against Ebola should it spread from Democratic Republic of Congo which has been hit twice this year the World Health Organization said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/uganda-to-deploy-ebola-vaccine-if-virus-spreads-from-congo-idUSKCN1M02R22018-09-21
BENI Democratic Republic of Congo When Esperance Nzavaki heard she was cured of Ebola after three weeks of cuttingedge care at a medical center in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo she raised her arms to the sky with joy and praised the Lord NegativeBENI Democratic Republic of Congo When Esperance Nzavaki heard she was cured of Ebola after three weeks of cuttingedge care at a medical center in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo she raised her arms to the sky with joy and praised the Lord http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-fight-has-new-science-but-faces-old-hurdles-in-restive-congo-idUSKCN1LQ0HZ2018-09-10
The problem says school teacher Alain Mulonda many of whose pupils were being kept at home by anxious parents is that locals have little understanding of Ebola NegativeBENI Democratic Republic of Congo When Esperance Nzavaki heard she was cured of Ebola after three weeks of cuttingedge care at a medical center in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo she raised her arms to the sky with joy and praised the Lord http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-fight-has-new-science-but-faces-old-hurdles-in-restive-congo-idUSKCN1LQ0HZ2018-09-10
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Two South African peacekeepers were wounded in a rebel ambush near the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo their U.N. mission said on Tuesday NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Two South African peacekeepers were wounded in a rebel ambush near the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo their U.N. mission said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/rebels-ambush-south-african-peacekeepers-in-congo-ebola-zone-idUSKCN1LK1HY2018-09-05
The outbreak is Congos 10th since Ebola was discovered in 1976 in the countrys north but the first to affect its denselypopulated eastern borderlands NeutralGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Two South African peacekeepers were wounded in a rebel ambush near the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo their U.N. mission said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/rebels-ambush-south-african-peacekeepers-in-congo-ebola-zone-idUSKCN1LK1HY2018-09-05
GOMA Congo Congo has recorded its first case of Ebola in the eastern trading hub of Butembo a city of half a million with strong trade links to neighboring Uganda the health ministry said on Wednesday NegativeGOMA Congo Congo has recorded its first case of Ebola in the eastern trading hub of Butembo a city of half a million with strong trade links to neighboring Uganda the health ministry said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-records-first-ebola-case-in-major-eastern-city-of-butembo-idUSKCN1LL1FG2018-09-05
GOMA Congo Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded its first death from Ebola in the eastern trading hub of Butembo a city of almost a million with links to Uganda that could complicate efforts to control the outbreak health officials said on Wednesday NegativeGOMA Congo Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded its first death from Ebola in the eastern trading hub of Butembo a city of almost a million with links to Uganda that could complicate efforts to control the outbreak health officials said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-records-first-ebola-death-in-major-eastern-trade-hub-idUSKCN1LL1FG2018-09-05
Ebola case from Beni has died in Butembo Peter Salama the World Health Organizations head of emergency operations wrote on Twitter NegativeGOMA Congo Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded its first death from Ebola in the eastern trading hub of Butembo a city of almost a million with links to Uganda that could complicate efforts to control the outbreak health officials said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-records-first-ebola-death-in-major-eastern-trade-hub-idUSKCN1LL1FG2018-09-05
Two South African peacekeepers were wounded in a rebel ambush near the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo their U.N. mission said on Tuesday NegativeGOMA Congo Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded its first death from Ebola in the eastern trading hub of Butembo a city of almost a million with links to Uganda that could complicate efforts to control the outbreak health officials said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-records-first-ebola-death-in-major-eastern-trade-hub-idUSKCN1LL1FG2018-09-05
GENEVA Efforts to halt an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo appear to be working but substantial risks remain the World Health Organization said on Friday NegativeGENEVA Efforts to halt an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo appear to be working but substantial risks remain the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-control-measures-seem-to-be-working-in-congo-who-says-idUSKCN1LG23F2018-09-01
DAKAR It is too soon to say that an outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo is stabilizing due to difficulties identifying new cases near rebelcontrolled areas World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday NegativeDAKAR It is too soon to say that an outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo is stabilizing due to difficulties identifying new cases near rebelcontrolled areas World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-who/congo-ebola-outbreak-not-yet-stabilized-who-chief-idUSKCN1LE1DI2018-08-29
More than 4500 health workers and contacts of Ebola cases have been vaccinated and at least 17 patients have received treatments NegativeDAKAR It is too soon to say that an outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo is stabilizing due to difficulties identifying new cases near rebelcontrolled areas World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-who/congo-ebola-outbreak-not-yet-stabilized-who-chief-idUSKCN1LE1DI2018-08-29
NEW YORK A former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who helped contain the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa was arrested and charged with sexual abuse on Friday after being accused of groping a woman last year NegativeNEW YORK A former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who helped contain the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa was arrested and charged with sexual abuse on Friday after being accused of groping a woman last year http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-thomas-frieden/u-s-health-agencys-ex-director-charged-with-groping-woman-idUSKCN1L91PV2018-08-25
More than 2900 people have been vaccinated against Ebola since the outbreak began he said NegativeGENEVA A doctor has become the first probable Ebola case in one of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congos high insecurity which are dogged by militia violence and hard to access a scenario we have all been the WHO said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-who/doctor-in-eastern-congo-contracts-ebola-in-dreaded-scenario-who-idUSKCN1L90VC2018-08-24
In a further worrying development angry youth burned down a health centre in another village where vaccinations were under way after learning of a death from Ebola Salama said NegativeGENEVA A doctor has become the first probable Ebola case in one of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congos high insecurity which are dogged by militia violence and hard to access a scenario we have all been the WHO said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-who/doctor-in-eastern-congo-contracts-ebola-in-dreaded-scenario-who-idUSKCN1L90VC2018-08-24
The doctors initial test for Ebola which causes vomiting fever and diarrhoea had been negative but fresh results are awaited Salama told Reuters NegativeGENEVA A doctor has become the first probable Ebola case in one of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congos high insecurity which are dogged by militia violence and hard to access a scenario we have all been the WHO said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-who/doctor-in-eastern-congo-contracts-ebola-in-dreaded-scenario-who-idUSKCN1L90VC2018-08-24
GENEVA A doctor has become the first probable Ebola case in one of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congos high insecurity which are dogged by militia violence and hard to access a scenario we have all been the WHO said on Friday NegativeGENEVA A doctor has become the first probable Ebola case in one of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congos high insecurity which are dogged by militia violence and hard to access a scenario we have all been the WHO said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-who/doctor-in-eastern-congo-contracts-ebola-in-dreaded-scenario-who-idUSKCN1L90VC2018-08-24
In addition a vaccine manufactured by Merck which proved effective against the earlier outbreak in northwestern Congo has been administered to 2179 health workers and contacts of Ebola patients Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-approves-more-experimental-ebola-treatments-idUSKCN1L72EH2018-08-23
Instead local health workers in those areas are monitoring the contacts and no Ebola cases have yet been confirmed there NeutralKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo has approved four more experimental treatments against the deadly Ebola virus the health ministry said as it raced to contain an outbreak in its violencetorn east http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-approves-more-experimental-ebola-treatments-as-cases-rise-idUSKCN1L70Z12018-08-23
In addition a vaccine manufactured by Merck which proved effective against the earlier outbreak in northwestern Congo has been administered to 1693 health workers and contacts of Ebola patients NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo has approved four more experimental treatments against the deadly Ebola virus the health ministry said as it raced to contain an outbreak in its violencetorn east http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-approves-more-experimental-ebola-treatments-as-cases-rise-idUSKCN1L70Z12018-08-23
Health authorities last week started administering the U.S.developed mAb114 treatment to Ebola patients the first time such a treatment had been used against an active outbreak NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo has approved four more experimental treatments against the deadly Ebola virus the health ministry said as it raced to contain an outbreak in its violencetorn east http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-approves-more-experimental-ebola-treatments-as-cases-rise-idUSKCN1L70Z12018-08-23
KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo has approved four more experimental treatments against the deadly Ebola virus the health ministry said as it raced to contain an outbreak in its violencetorn east NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo has approved four more experimental treatments against the deadly Ebola virus the health ministry said as it raced to contain an outbreak in its violencetorn east http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-approves-more-experimental-ebola-treatments-as-cases-rise-idUSKCN1L70Z12018-08-23
UNICEF said it had also identified 53 orphaned children who have lost their parents to Ebola NegativeGENEVA Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that has so far killed 47 people the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/militia-threat-hampers-ebola-fight-in-congo-as-disease-kills-47-idUSKBN1L20VB2018-08-19
Congo has experienced 10 Ebola outbreaks since the virus was discovered on the Ebola River in 1976 altogether killing some 900 people NegativeGENEVA Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that has so far killed 47 people the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/militia-threat-hampers-ebola-fight-in-congo-as-disease-kills-47-idUSKBN1L20VB2018-08-19
GENEVA Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that has so far killed 47 people the World Health Organization said on Friday NegativeGENEVA Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that has so far killed 47 people the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/militia-threat-hampers-ebola-fight-in-congo-as-disease-kills-47-idUSKBN1L20VB2018-08-19
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment on patients in the east of the country the health ministry said on Tuesday the first time it has been deployed against an active outbreak NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment on patients in the east of the country the health ministry said on Tuesday the first time it has been deployed against an active outbreak http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-starts-using-experimental-ebola-treatment-idUSKBN1KZ0UO2018-08-14
Ebola which causes fever vomiting and diarrhea is spread through direct contact with body fluids NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo the health ministry said as authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/four-new-congo-ebola-cases-as-medics-prepare-experimental-treatment-idUSKBN1KW0712018-08-13
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo the health ministry said as authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo the health ministry said as authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/four-new-congo-ebola-cases-as-medics-prepare-experimental-treatment-idUSKBN1KW0712018-08-13
This is Congos 10th Ebola outbreak since the virus was first identified near northern Congos Ebola river NegativeMANGINA Congo Congolese officials and the World Health Organization began vaccinating health workers against the deadly Ebola virus on Wednesday to try to halt an outbreak in Congos volatile east http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-starts-vaccinating-health-workers-against-ebola-idUSKBN1KT1QL2018-08-08
MANGINA Congo Congolese officials and the World Health Organization began vaccinating health workers against the deadly Ebola virus on Wednesday to try to halt an outbreak in Congos volatile east NegativeMANGINA Congo Congolese officials and the World Health Organization began vaccinating health workers against the deadly Ebola virus on Wednesday to try to halt an outbreak in Congos volatile east http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-starts-vaccinating-health-workers-against-ebola-idUSKBN1KT1QL2018-08-08
GENEVA An Ebola outbreak in Congo has been confirmed as the Zaire strain of the virus and vaccinations of health workers may start as early as Wednesday the World Health Organization said on Tuesday NegativeGENEVA An Ebola outbreak in Congo has been confirmed as the Zaire strain of the virus and vaccinations of health workers may start as early as Wednesday the World Health Organization said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-who/latest-congo-ebola-outbreak-is-zaire-strain-vaccinations-to-start-idUSKBN1KS1OF2018-08-07
GOMA Congo Health workers in Congo were setting up refrigerators on Monday to keep cool an Ebola vaccine needed to tackle an outbreak suspected to have infected 43 people the health ministry said NegativeGOMA Congo Health workers in Congo were setting up refrigerators on Monday to keep cool an Ebola vaccine needed to tackle an outbreak suspected to have infected 43 people the health ministry said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-vaccine-teams-set-up-fridges-43-cases-suspected-idUSKBN1KR2EJ2018-08-07
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin on Wednesday a senior official at the health ministry said on Sunday NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin on Wednesday a senior official at the health ministry said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-vaccine/ebola-vaccinations-in-eastern-congo-due-to-begin-on-wednesday-idUSKBN1KQ0N02018-08-06
DAKAR An outbreak of the Ebola virus declared this week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to have killed 33 people the health ministry said on Saturday NegativeDAKAR An outbreak of the Ebola virus declared this week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to have killed 33 people the health ministry said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/eastern-congo-ebola-outbreak-believed-to-have-killed-33-health-ministry-idUSKBN1KP0OZ2018-08-05
Uganda has set up Ebola screenings at its land and airport borders NeutralKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo will start using an Ebola vaccine as early as next week to counter a new flareup in the heavily populated eastern part of the Central African country which emerged just as an earlier outbreak was being pronounced over http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-to-use-ebola-vaccine-as-early-as-next-week-health-minister-idUSKBN1KO15E2018-08-04
KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo will start using an Ebola vaccine as early as next week to counter a new flareup in the heavily populated eastern part of the Central African country which emerged just as an earlier outbreak was being pronounced over NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo will start using an Ebola vaccine as early as next week to counter a new flareup in the heavily populated eastern part of the Central African country which emerged just as an earlier outbreak was being pronounced over http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-to-use-ebola-vaccine-as-early-as-next-week-health-minister-idUSKBN1KO15E2018-08-04
WHOs emergency response chief Peter Salama said seven of the womans immediate family later also died from Ebolalike symptoms and potential cases were now being traced in 10 localities NegativeGENEVA The death and unsafe burial of a 65yearold woman in Mangina in Democratic Republic of Congo was the critical event that set alarm bells ringing in the latest Ebola outbreak in late July the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-says-womans-ebola-death-in-hospital-was-trigger-event-idUSKBN1KO15E2018-08-03
GENEVA The death and unsafe burial of a 65yearold woman in Mangina in Democratic Republic of Congo was the critical event that set alarm bells ringing in the latest Ebola outbreak in late July the World Health Organization said on Friday NegativeGENEVA The death and unsafe burial of a 65yearold woman in Mangina in Democratic Republic of Congo was the critical event that set alarm bells ringing in the latest Ebola outbreak in late July the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-says-womans-ebola-death-in-hospital-was-trigger-event-idUSKBN1KO15E2018-08-03
KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo will start using Ebola vaccine as early as next week to counter a flareup the heavily populated eastern part of the Central African country health minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga said NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo will start using Ebola vaccine as early as next week to counter a flareup the heavily populated eastern part of the Central African country health minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-to-use-ebola-vaccine-as-early-as-next-week-health-minister-idUSKBN1KO1M92018-08-03
DAKAR The type of Ebola in the latest outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is the Zaire strain which has been successfully vaccinated against in past flareups the health ministry said in a statement on Thursday NegativeDAKAR The type of Ebola in the latest outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is the Zaire strain which has been successfully vaccinated against in past flareups the health ministry said in a statement on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-strain/ebola-in-congo-outbreak-is-zaire-strain-which-can-be-vaccinated-against-idUSKBN1KN2ZV2018-08-03
Ebola is highly infectious so we have put in place Ugandas Junior Health Minister Sarah Achieng Opendi told Reuters NeutralDemocratic Republic of Congo An Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of kilometres and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders a World Health Organization official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-poses-high-regional-risk-says-who-idUSKBN1KN1S02018-08-03
There is a great panic among the local population following the appearance of the Ebola said a nurse by phone who asked not to be named PositiveDemocratic Republic of Congo An Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of kilometres and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders a World Health Organization official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-poses-high-regional-risk-says-who-idUSKBN1KN1S02018-08-03
Democratic Republic of Congo An Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of kilometres and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders a World Health Organization official said on Thursday NegativeDemocratic Republic of Congo An Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of kilometres and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders a World Health Organization official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-poses-high-regional-risk-says-who-idUSKBN1KN1S02018-08-03
Ebola is highly infectious so we have put in place Ugandas Junior Health Minister Sarah Achieng Opendi told Reuters by telephone NeutralDemocratic Republic of Congo An Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of kilometers and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders a World Health Organization official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-poses-high-regional-risk-says-who-idUSKBN1KN1S02018-08-02
There is a great panic among the local population following the appearance of the Ebola said one local nurse by phone who asked not to be named PositiveDemocratic Republic of Congo An Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of kilometers and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders a World Health Organization official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-poses-high-regional-risk-says-who-idUSKBN1KN1S02018-08-02
Democratic Republic of Congo An Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of kilometers and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders a World Health Organization official said on Thursday NegativeDemocratic Republic of Congo An Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of kilometers and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders a World Health Organization official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-poses-high-regional-risk-says-who-idUSKBN1KN1S02018-08-02
Officials have not yet confirmed which type of Ebola is causing the outbreak NegativeGENEVA It will be complicated and perhaps impossible to use a vaccine to tackle Democratic Republic of Congos new Ebola outbreak the World Health Organizations emergency response chief said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-who/who-sees-complex-vaccine-and-security-questions-in-ebola-response-idUSKBN1KN2CW2018-08-02
GENEVA It will be complicated and perhaps impossible to use a vaccine to tackle Democratic Republic of Congos new Ebola outbreak the World Health Organizations emergency response chief said on Thursday NegativeGENEVA It will be complicated and perhaps impossible to use a vaccine to tackle Democratic Republic of Congos new Ebola outbreak the World Health Organizations emergency response chief said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-who/who-sees-complex-vaccine-and-security-questions-in-ebola-response-idUSKBN1KN2CW2018-08-02
It may be impossible to use a vaccine to tackle Democratic Republic of Congos new Ebola outbreak that has caused four confirmed cases including two health workers a senior World Health Organization official said on Thursday NegativeIt may be impossible to use a vaccine to tackle Democratic Republic of Congos new Ebola outbreak that has caused four confirmed cases including two health workers a senior World Health Organization official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-warns-there-may-be-no-vaccine-option-for-new-ebola-outbreak-idUSKBN1KN1S02018-08-02
GENEVA The World Health Organization has started moving staff and supplies to the area of Democratic Republic of Congo affected by a new Ebola outbreak WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a tweet on Wednesday NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization has started moving staff and supplies to the area of Democratic Republic of Congo affected by a new Ebola outbreak WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a tweet on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-who/who-moving-staff-and-supplies-to-congos-new-ebola-zone-idUSKBN1KM5WH2018-08-02
Julie Hall chief of staff at the International Federation of the Red Cross said the Ebola response in North Kivu would be a highly operation NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Four people have tested positive for Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo just days after another outbreak that killed 33 people in the northwest was declared over the health ministry said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-declares-new-ebola-outbreak-in-eastern-province-idUSKBN1KM59B2018-08-02
Jeremy Konyndyk an aid expert at the Center for Global Development said other recent Ebola outbreaks had fortunately been in relatively safe and stable areas NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Four people have tested positive for Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo just days after another outbreak that killed 33 people in the northwest was declared over the health ministry said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-declares-new-ebola-outbreak-in-eastern-province-idUSKBN1KM59B2018-08-02
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Four people have tested positive for Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo just days after another outbreak that killed 33 people in the northwest was declared over the health ministry said on Wednesday NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Four people have tested positive for Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo just days after another outbreak that killed 33 people in the northwest was declared over the health ministry said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-declares-new-ebola-outbreak-in-eastern-province-idUSKBN1KM59B2018-08-02
KINSHASA Congos health minister said on Wednesday that when its Ebola outbreak was first announced less than three months ago he never dreamed it would be possible to contain it so swiftly NegativeKINSHASA Congos health minister said on Wednesday that when its Ebola outbreak was first announced less than three months ago he never dreamed it would be possible to contain it so swiftly http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/chaotic-congo-basks-in-rare-success-after-quashing-ebola-idUSKBN1KF2EP2018-07-26
DAKAR Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday declared an end to an Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33 people after what experts hailed as a swift response to the flareup in one of the worlds most difficult environments NegativeDAKAR Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday declared an end to an Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33 people after what experts hailed as a swift response to the flareup in one of the worlds most difficult environments http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-declares-ebola-flare-up-over-after-rapid-response-idUSKBN1KE1QU2018-07-24
PostEbola syndrome is not going away and those with the condition deserve better said Scott Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-longterm/ebola-survivors-suffer-severe-mental-and-neurological-problems-idUSKBN1K12CZ2018-07-12
She said the findings show a need for larger and more detailed studies of Ebola survivors compared to matched controls who did not get virus Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-longterm/ebola-survivors-suffer-severe-mental-and-neurological-problems-idUSKBN1K12CZ2018-07-12
People who survive the deadly Ebola virus can continue to suffer severe psychiatric and neurological problems including depression debilitating migraines nerve pain and stroke according to a study published on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-longterm/ebola-survivors-suffer-severe-mental-and-neurological-problems-idUSKBN1K12CZ2018-07-12
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo moved closer to declaring its Ebola outbreak over when the health ministry said it had completed surveillance of the last people who came into contact with patients and had not found any new cases Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-completes-surveillance-of-ebola-contacts-no-new-cases-idUSKBN1JO2H72018-06-29
More than 3300 people have received Mercks experimental vaccine and health workers kept a watch on 1706 people who came into contact with Ebola patients officials said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-completes-surveillance-of-ebola-contacts-no-new-cases-idUSKBN1JO2H72018-06-29
Ebola is known and feared for the internal and external bleeding it can cause in its victims owing to damage done to blood vessels Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-completes-surveillance-of-ebola-contacts-no-new-cases-idUSKBN1JO2H72018-06-29
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo moved closer to declaring its Ebola outbreak over on Wednesday when the health ministry said it had completed surveillance of the last people who came into contact with patients and had not found any new cases Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-completes-surveillance-of-ebola-contacts-finds-no-new-cases-idUSKBN1JO2H72018-06-28
More than 3300 people have received Mercks experimental vaccine and health workers kept a watch on 1706 people who came into contact with Ebola patients official said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-completes-surveillance-of-ebola-contacts-finds-no-new-cases-idUSKBN1JO2H72018-06-28
This is Congos ninth outbreak of Ebola since the virus was discovered near northern Congos eponymous river in 1976 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-completes-surveillance-of-ebola-contacts-finds-no-new-cases-idUSKBN1JO2H72018-06-28
GENEVA Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak has been largely and no new cases of the disease have been confirmed since the last known sufferer died on June 9 the World Health Organization said on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/ebola-outbreak-in-congo-largely-contained-says-who-idUSKBN1JG1FV2018-06-20
The risk of unidentified Ebola carriers traveling outside the affected province was now considered very but exit screening was being maintained as a precaution the WHO report said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/ebola-outbreak-in-congo-largely-contained-says-who-idUSKBN1JG1FV2018-06-20
An Ebola outbreak is normally declared over once 42 days have passed since blood samples from the last confirmed case tests negative for the second time Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/ebola-outbreak-in-congo-largely-contained-says-who-idUSKBN1JG1FV2018-06-20
KINSHASA The head of the World Health Organization on Tuesday cautioned against declaring victory too early in Congos Ebola epidemic despite encouraging signs that it may be brought under control Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/we-are-still-at-war-with-ebola-who-chief-idUSKBN1J82JX2018-06-13
But a day earlier Congos health ministry reported its first confirmed case of Ebola in over a week in the rural community of Iboko Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/we-are-still-at-war-with-ebola-who-chief-idUSKBN1J82JX2018-06-13
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded its first confirmed case of Ebola in over a week the health ministry said on Thursday although medics say they have made significant progress in their efforts to contain the disease Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-reports-first-confirmed-ebola-case-in-over-a-week-idUSKCN1J32UH2018-06-08
GENEVA The fight against a deadly Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is giving reason for cautious optimism World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola/who-chief-says-ebola-outbreak-in-congo-is-stabilizing-idUSKCN1J41UM2018-06-08
GENEVA A deadly Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is stabilizing giving reason for cautious optimism the head of the World Health Organization said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/who-chief-says-ebola-outbreak-in-congo-is-stabilizing-idUSKCN1J41UM2018-06-08
KINSHASA Medical workers in Democratic Republic of Congo have given all the immediate contacts of Ebola patients in the city of Mbandaka an experimental vaccine as they try to thwart a disease that has killed around 25 people the health ministry said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/medical-workers-in-congo-city-finish-vaccinating-contacts-of-ebola-patients-idUSKCN1J01Z02018-06-04
The latest data from the health ministry shows 53 cases of Ebola in the outbreak including 37 confirmed 13 probable and three suspected cases Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/medical-workers-in-congo-city-finish-vaccinating-contacts-of-ebola-patients-idUSKCN1J01Z02018-06-04
The vaccine was first rolled out in Mbandaka on May 21 and hailed as a paradigm shift in the fight against Ebola by the World Health Organization Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/medical-workers-in-congo-city-finish-vaccinating-contacts-of-ebola-patients-idUSKCN1J01Z02018-06-04
GENEVA The World Health Organization assumes 100300 cases of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo between May and July under a revised response plan to the outbreak that it published on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/whos-congo-ebola-plan-assumes-100-300-cases-over-three-months-idUSKCN1IU0XC2018-05-29
Health workers hope to vaccinate every contact to effectively ringfence each Ebola patient and prevent further spread Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/whos-congo-ebola-plan-assumes-100-300-cases-over-three-months-idUSKCN1IU0XC2018-05-29
Zero contacts should be lost and all people who die from suspected or probable Ebola should be buried in a safe way to prevent the infection spreading Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/whos-congo-ebola-plan-assumes-100-300-cases-over-three-months-idUSKCN1IU0XC2018-05-29
The case fatality ratio for all confirmed cases admitted into Ebola treatment centers should be less than 50 percent it said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/whos-congo-ebola-plan-assumes-100-300-cases-over-three-months-idUSKCN1IU0XC2018-05-29
GENEVA The World Health Organization is cautiously optimistic about the progress of the Ebola response in Democratic Republic of Congo after 90 percent of people at risk in the city of Mbandaka were vaccinated a senior WHO official said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/who-cautiously-optimistic-about-ebola-outbreak-after-vaccinations-idUSKCN1IU1IT2018-05-29
Peter Salama WHO Deputy DirectorGeneral for Emergency Preparedness and Response said more than 400 potential Ebola contacts had been vaccinated Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/who-cautiously-optimistic-about-ebola-outbreak-after-vaccinations-idUSKCN1IU1IT2018-05-29
GENEVA The World Health Organization said on Tuesday almost all the people it considers at immediate risk from an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Mbandaka have now been vaccinated against the disease Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/almost-all-in-congo-city-at-immediate-risk-of-ebola-now-vaccinated-who-idUSKCN1IU1IT2018-05-29
More than 400 potential Ebola contacts have been vaccinated which represents 90 percent of those considered at risk said Peter Salama WHO Deputy DirectorGeneral for Emergency Preparedness and Response Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/almost-all-in-congo-city-at-immediate-risk-of-ebola-now-vaccinated-who-idUSKCN1IU1IT2018-05-29
Ryan said some drugs were already in Congo and he hoped potentially lifesaving therapies would be available in Ebola treatment centers within a very short number of Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/almost-all-in-congo-city-at-immediate-risk-of-ebola-now-vaccinated-who-idUSKCN1IU1IT2018-05-29
DAKAR With more than twice as many Ebola outbreaks as any other country since the virus was discovered in 1976 Congolese are familiar with its destructive power yet fear and suspicion of medical authorities are still hindering efforts at containment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-escape/fear-and-suspicion-hinder-congo-medics-in-ebola-battle-idUSKCN1IQ1R22018-05-25
Health workers find themselves having to strike a delicate restricting Ebola patients movements but without antagonizing communities whose cooperation is vital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-escape/fear-and-suspicion-hinder-congo-medics-in-ebola-battle-idUSKCN1IQ1R22018-05-25
MBANDAKA Democratic Republic of Congo Three patients infected with the Ebola virus slipped out of an isolation ward at a hospital in Democratic Republic of Congo health officials said as medics raced to stop the deadly disease from spreading in the busy river port of Mbandaka Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-patients-slip-out-of-congo-hospital-as-medics-try-to-curb-outbreak-idUSKCN1IO1AW2018-05-24
GENEVA Two Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola patients who fled hospital in the city of Mbandaka on Monday attended a prayer meeting with 50 people hours before they died JeanClement Cabrol an emergency medical coordinator at Medecins Sans Frontieres Without said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/two-congo-ebola-patients-attended-church-with-50-people-before-dying-msf-idUSKCN1IP1PT2018-05-24
GENEVA Two dying Ebola patients were spirited out of a Congo hospital by their relatives on motorbikes then taken to a prayer meeting with 50 other people potentially exposing them all to the deadly virus a senior aid worker said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/infection-alert-after-dying-ebola-patients-taken-to-congo-prayer-meeting-idUSKCN1IP1PT2018-05-24
Still Nipah remains a relatively rare tropical disease like Ebola which severely limits the incentive for drug companies to invest in vaccines or drugs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-india-virus-vaccine/u-s-biotechs-to-speed-work-on-nipah-vaccine-as-virus-hits-india-idUSKCN1IP1KI2018-05-24
Nipah is on the World Health Organization research and development priority list alongside Ebola Zika MERS Lassa and CrimeanCongo hemorrhagic fever Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-india-virus-vaccine/u-s-biotechs-to-speed-work-on-nipah-vaccine-as-virus-hits-india-idUSKCN1IP1KI2018-05-24
Natural pandemics such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa have shown the damage that infectious diseases can it said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-arms/u-n-chief-sets-out-disarmament-vision-from-hand-grenades-to-h-bombs-idUSKCN1IP2O82018-05-24
MBANDAKA Democratic Republic of Congo Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres mission in the city said on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/three-ebola-patients-escape-quarantine-in-congo-two-later-die-msf-idUSKCN1IO1AW2018-05-23
MBANDAKA Democratic Republic of Congo Three patients infected with the deadly Ebola virus escaped from a hospital holding them in quarantine in the Congo city of Mbandaka an aid group said as medics raced to stop the disease spreading in the teeming river port Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/three-ebola-patients-escape-congo-quarantine-medics-race-to-control-outbreak-idUSKCN1IO1AW2018-05-23
More than 11300 people died in an Ebola outbreak in the West African countries of Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone between 2013 and 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/three-ebola-patients-escape-congo-quarantine-medics-race-to-control-outbreak-idUSKCN1IO1AW2018-05-23
MBANDAKA Democratic Republic of Congo Three patients infected with the deadly Ebola virus slipped out of an isolation ward at a hospital in the Congolese city of Mbandaka an aid group said as medics raced to stop the disease spreading in the busy river port Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/three-ebola-patients-slip-out-of-congo-hospital-medics-race-to-control-outbreak-idUSKCN1IO1AW2018-05-23
MBANDAKA Democratic Republic of Congo Three patients infected with the Ebola virus slipped out of an isolation ward at a hospital in the Congolese city of Mbandaka health officials said as medics raced to stop the deadly disease from spreading in the busy river port Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-patients-slip-out-of-congo-hospital-as-medics-try-to-control-outbreak-idUSKCN1IO1AW2018-05-23
The report came as another WHO official warned that the fight to stop Democratic Republic of Congos ninth confirmed outbreak of Ebola had reached a critical point Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-patients-slip-out-of-congo-hospital-as-medics-try-to-control-outbreak-idUSKCN1IO1AW2018-05-23
LONDON In the lifeanddeath race to make the first effective vaccine against Ebola one company Merck seems bound to win Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccines-analysis/why-the-world-needs-more-than-one-ebola-vaccine-idUSKCN1IO2A72018-05-23
Ebola is a fearsome disease but it is also still rare making the potential market for an emergency vaccine highly sporadic and very likely unprofitable Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccines-analysis/why-the-world-needs-more-than-one-ebola-vaccine-idUSKCN1IO2A72018-05-23
The FDA issues such vouchers for innovative drugs or vaccines tackling neglected or rare diseases including Ebola and past examples have been sold for up to million Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccines-analysis/why-the-world-needs-more-than-one-ebola-vaccine-idUSKCN1IO2A72018-05-23
Large drug companies remain the only realistic vehicles for manufacturing vaccines at scale and the problem of incentivizing them to work on nonprofitable diseases in poor countries stretches beyond Ebola Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccines-analysis/why-the-world-needs-more-than-one-ebola-vaccine-idUSKCN1IO2A72018-05-23
CHICAGO U.S. health authorities said on Wednesday they were preparing to send an experimental Ebola treatment to the Democratic Republic of Congo for use in a clinical trial aimed at stemming an outbreak in the country that has spread to Mbandaka a city of about 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-treatment/u-s-to-send-experimental-ebola-treatment-to-congo-official-idUSKCN1IO34T2018-05-23
He said mAb114 was made from the antibodies of the survivor of an Ebola outbreak in Kikwit Congo in 1995 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-treatment/u-s-to-send-experimental-ebola-treatment-to-congo-official-idUSKCN1IO34T2018-05-23
MBANDAKA Democratic Republic of Congo Two new deaths from Ebola and seven new confirmed cases have been recorded in Democratic Republic of Congo the health ministry said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/two-new-ebola-deaths-recorded-in-congo-health-ministry-idUSKCN1IN0WP2018-05-22
Congos ninth outbreak of Ebola since 1976 is believed to have killed at least 28 people so far Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/two-new-ebola-deaths-recorded-in-congo-health-ministry-idUSKCN1IN0WP2018-05-22
MBANDAKA Democratic Republic of Congo Two more people have died from Ebola and seven new cases were confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo authorities said on Tuesday but resistance to some public guidance about preventing the disease was evident in a provincial capital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/two-more-die-of-ebola-in-congo-seven-new-cases-confirmed-idUSKCN1IN0WP2018-05-22
MBANDAKA Democratic Republic of Congo Congo has begun Ebola vaccinations of medical staff in the northwest city of Mbandaka a Reuters witness said the first in the Central African country to help stem an outbreak believed to have killed 25 people since early April Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-begins-ebola-vaccinations-in-northwest-city-witness-idUSKCN1IM1972018-05-21
The World Health Organization is sending over 7540 doses of Ebola vaccine to Congo 540 of which have been earmarked for Mbandaka where four Ebola cases have been confirmed Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-begins-ebola-vaccinations-in-northwest-city-witness-idUSKCN1IM1972018-05-21
LONDON A vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in Congo began on Monday in the port city of Mbandaka where four cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccinations-congo/first-ebola-vaccines-given-as-who-seeks-to-beat-congo-outbreak-idUSKCN1IM18Q2018-05-21
Ebola causes hemorrhagic fever vomiting and diarrhea and spreads through contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccinations-congo/first-ebola-vaccines-given-as-who-seeks-to-beat-congo-outbreak-idUSKCN1IM18Q2018-05-21
GENEVA The spread of Ebola to a major city in Democratic Republic of Congo is worrying but the outlook is much more optimistic than when a major outbreak was reported in West Africa in 2014 the head of the World Health Organization said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/ebola-preparedness-much-better-now-than-for-2014-outbreak-who-idUSKCN1IM0VY2018-05-21
WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic said the vaccination of health workers would start on Monday and people who had contact with Ebola victims would come later Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/ebola-preparedness-much-better-now-than-for-2014-outbreak-who-idUSKCN1IM0VY2018-05-21
The latest outbreak is Congos ninth since the disease made its first known appearance near the vast central African countrys northern Ebola river in the 1970s Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/ebola-preparedness-much-better-now-than-for-2014-outbreak-who-idUSKCN1IM0VY2018-05-21
MBANDAKA Democratic Republic of Congo Congo began administering an experimental Ebola vaccine to medical staff in the northwestern city of Mbandaka on Monday to tackle an outbreak of the virus believed to have killed 26 people since early April Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-begins-giving-experimental-ebola-vaccine-to-medics-idUSKCN1IM0VY2018-05-21
People who had contact with Ebola victims will come later Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-begins-giving-experimental-ebola-vaccine-to-medics-idUSKCN1IM0VY2018-05-21
MBANDAKA Democratic Republic of Congo In the city of Mbandaka in northwest Congo Mbombo Roge does not shake hands with friends Ebola changed all that Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/in-congo-city-where-ebola-resides-fear-but-not-panic-idUSKCN1IK0VR2018-05-20
Ebola doesnt said Roge on a street in the center of Mbandaka We just greet each other with words so as to not get contaminated Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/in-congo-city-where-ebola-resides-fear-but-not-panic-idUSKCN1IK0VR2018-05-20
The Ebola virus causes hemorrhagic fever and is spread through direct contact with body fluids from an infected person who suffers severe bouts of vomiting and diarrhea Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/in-congo-city-where-ebola-resides-fear-but-not-panic-idUSKCN1IK0VR2018-05-20
Not everyone is convinced of the dangers and one resident said that Ebola can be cured through prayer Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/in-congo-city-where-ebola-resides-fear-but-not-panic-idUSKCN1IK0VR2018-05-20
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus a spokeswoman for the health ministry said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-to-begin-ebola-vaccinations-on-monday-idUSKCN1IL0EV2018-05-20
According to Congolese health ministry data released late on Saturday there have been four cases of Ebola confirmed through testing in Mbandakas Wangata neighborhood and another two suspected cases Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-to-begin-ebola-vaccinations-on-monday-idUSKCN1IL0EV2018-05-20
One confirmed Ebola patient has died there the figures showed Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-to-begin-ebola-vaccinations-on-monday-idUSKCN1IL0EV2018-05-20
Jasarevic said the WHO was seeking million to fund the Ebola response in Congo Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-to-begin-ebola-vaccinations-on-monday-idUSKCN1IL0EV2018-05-20
More than 30 health workers with experience administering Ebola vaccines are being deployed from Guinea to help with the campaign in Congo Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-to-begin-ebola-vaccinations-on-monday-idUSKCN1IL0EV2018-05-20
ABIDJAN May 20 Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus a spokeswoman for the health ministry said on Sunday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-ebola-congo/congo-to-begin-ebola-vaccinations-on-monday-health-ministry-idUSL5N1SR08K2018-05-20
MBANDAKA Democratic Republic of Congo Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus a spokeswoman for the health ministry said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-to-begin-ebola-vaccinations-on-monday-idUSKCN1IL0EV2018-05-20
KINSHASA Three new cases of Ebola were confirmed in northwest Congos regional capital of Mbandaka on Friday in a part of the city lying next to the Congo River the health ministry said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-cases/congo-northwest-city-mbandaka-confirms-three-new-ebola-cases-idUSKCN1IJ2TW2018-05-19
CHICAGO Ebola experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are ready to go to the Democratic Republic of Congo where an Ebola outbreak has spread to a major African city increasing the risk of a global outbreak Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-cdc/ebola-experts-from-u-s-centers-for-disease-control-ready-to-go-to-congo-idUSKCN1IJ2PU2018-05-19
Right now were thinking the risk of importation of Ebola to the United States is very Skinner said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-cdc/ebola-experts-from-u-s-centers-for-disease-control-ready-to-go-to-congo-idUSKCN1IJ2PU2018-05-19
On Monday WHO said it had received permission from the DRC to import and use an experimental Ebola vaccine in the country Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-cdc/ebola-experts-from-u-s-centers-for-disease-control-ready-to-go-to-congo-idUSKCN1IJ2PU2018-05-19
The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo can be brought under control and is not an international public health emergency experts advising the World Health Organization said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congos-ebola-not-an-international-emergency-can-be-controlled-who-idUSKCN1IJ0CM2018-05-19
One of the problems then was chasing down people who had been in contact with Ebola patients to stop them spreading the deadly virus further Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congos-ebola-not-an-international-emergency-can-be-controlled-who-idUSKCN1IJ0CM2018-05-19
The plan involves vaccinating of contacts around each Ebola patient and then a second ring around each contact Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congos-ebola-not-an-international-emergency-can-be-controlled-who-idUSKCN1IJ0CM2018-05-19
GENEVA Democratic Republic of Congo faces a very public health risk from Ebola after the disease was confirmed in one patient in a major city the World Health Organization said on Friday raising its assessment from previously Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/who-says-congo-faces-very-high-risk-from-ebola-outbreak-idUSKCN1IJ0CM2018-05-18
LONDON An experimental Ebola vaccine to be deployed in an outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo has conquered some major scientific hurdles in giving high protection but it now faces extreme realworld tests including heat humidity language barriers and lack of roads Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccine-analysis/in-congo-outbreak-ebola-vaccine-faces-reality-tests-idUSKCN1IJ1212018-05-18
GENEVA An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not yet constitute an international public health emergency and there are strong reasons to think it can be brought under control the World Health Organization said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/congos-ebola-outbreak-not-yet-an-international-emergency-who-idUSKCN1IJ1X82018-05-18
GENEVA The World Health Organization is discussing with Democratic Republic of Congo whether the government will give approval for the use of Mapp Biopharmaceuticals experimental ZMapp treatment for Ebola a senior WHO official said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-zmapp/who-expects-to-get-approval-to-use-zmapp-ebola-drug-in-congo-idUSKCN1IJ20K2018-05-18
Democratic Republic of Congo faces a very public health risk from Ebola but an outbreak that has already killed 25 people does not yet constitute an international public health emergency the World Health Organization said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/ebola-congo-outbreak-high-risk-but-can-be-brought-under-control-who-idUSKCN1IJ0CM2018-05-18
KINSHASA Congo Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga late on Wednesday said in a statement that the countrys Ebola outbreak had entered a new after a case of the virus was detected in the northwest city of Mbandaka with a population of about 1 million people Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-health-minister-says-ebola-outbreak-in-new-phase-after-urban-case-idUSKCN1IH38O2018-05-17
GENEVA The U.N. World Health Organization will convene an Emergency Committee meeting on Friday to consider the international risks of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola/who-calls-emergency-meeting-on-congos-ebola-outbreak-idUSKCN1II1JW2018-05-17
KINSHASA Congolese and U.N. officials were racing to prevent a runaway Ebola outbreak in Congo on Thursday working out the logistics of keeping newly arrived vaccines well below freezing in a steamy region on the equator with unreliable power Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-and-who-race-to-prevent-runaway-ebola-outbreak-idUSKCN1II1JW2018-05-17
Now that we are facing the Ebola virus we must use all the resources we have Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-and-who-race-to-prevent-runaway-ebola-outbreak-idUSKCN1II1JW2018-05-17
The other Ebola cases were spread across sites in remote areas where the disease might not travel quickly Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-and-who-race-to-prevent-runaway-ebola-outbreak-idUSKCN1II1JW2018-05-17
LONDON World Health Organization and other United Nations staff going to the Democratic Republic of Congo as emergency responders to an Ebola outbreak are being offered an unlicensed vaccine as protection before they go Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccine-who/u-n-staff-on-way-to-congo-to-get-experimental-ebola-vaccine-idUSKCN1II22R2018-05-17
The first batch of around 4000 Ebola vaccines was sent by the WHO to the DRC capital Kinshasa on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccine-who/u-n-staff-on-way-to-congo-to-get-experimental-ebola-vaccine-idUSKCN1II22R2018-05-17
The health ministry has said vaccinations for local health workers and come contacts of people who have had Ebola can start by early next week Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccine-who/u-n-staff-on-way-to-congo-to-get-experimental-ebola-vaccine-idUSKCN1II22R2018-05-17
Sierra Leone introduced the ban in 2015 after a rise in rape abuse and poverty during the deadly Ebola outbreak fueled a spike in teenage pregnancies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-leone-education-law/regional-court-to-judge-sierra-leone-schools-ban-for-pregnant-girls-idUSKCN1II2FL2018-05-17
KINSHASA The first batch of 4000 experimental Ebola vaccines to combat an outbreak suspected to have killed 20 people arrived in Congos capital Kinshasa on Wednesday said a Reuters witness at the airport Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-receives-first-doses-of-ebola-vaccine-amid-outbreak-idUSKCN1IH1AV2018-05-16
GENEVA Democratic Republic of Congo reported 39 suspected probable or confirmed cases of Ebola between April 4 and May 13 including 19 deaths the World Health Organization said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ebola-health-congo/who-says-19-dead-39-infected-so-far-in-congo-ebola-outbreak-idUSKCN1IF1CP2018-05-14
GENEVA The World Health Organization has been given the goahead by officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo to import and use an experimental Ebola vaccine in the country WHO DirectorGeneral Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/who-gets-approval-to-use-ebola-vaccine-in-democratic-republic-of-congo-idUSKCN1IF1QD2018-05-14
The shot which was tested in Guinea in 2015 at the end of a vast Ebola outbreak in West Africa is designed for use in a socalled ring approach Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/who-gets-approval-to-use-ebola-vaccine-in-democratic-republic-of-congo-idUSKCN1IF1QD2018-05-14
It said 393 people who identified as contacts of Ebola patients were being followed up Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/who-gets-approval-to-use-ebola-vaccine-in-democratic-republic-of-congo-idUSKCN1IF1QD2018-05-14
Freetown has been plagued by heavy rains and flooding yearly since 2008 and was still reeling from an Ebola epidemic that killed 4000 people when the mudslide struck Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-leone-mudslide-climatechange/sierra-leone-mudslide-survivors-live-in-fear-of-fresh-disaster-idUSKBN1IB00H2018-05-10
KINSHASA Cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in an area of Congo that is facing an Ebola epidemic as far back as December and the first deaths were reported in January a spokesman for the World Health Organization said in the capital Kinshasa on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/first-reported-deaths-in-congo-ebola-outbreak-came-in-january-who-idUSKBN1IB13D2018-05-10
The worst Ebola epidemic in history ended in West Africa just two years ago after killing more than 11300 people and infecting 28600 in Guinea Sierra Leone and Liberia Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/first-reported-deaths-in-congo-ebola-outbreak-came-in-january-who-idUSKBN1IB13D2018-05-10
KINSHASA The main hospital in Democratic Republic of Congos northwestern town of Bikoro received four new suspected Ebola cases on Thursday the hospitals director told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-cases/northwest-congo-hospital-has-four-new-suspected-ebola-cases-idUSKBN1IB1QU2018-05-10
Congo facing ninth Ebola epidemic since virus discovered Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-ebola-congo/update-3-first-reported-deaths-in-congo-ebola-outbreak-came-in-jan-who-idUSL8N1SH2J42018-05-10
KINSHASA May 10 Cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in an area of Congo facing an Ebola epidemic as long ago as December and the first deaths were reported in January the World Health Organisation said on Thursday as four new suspected cases surfaced Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-ebola-congo/update-3-first-reported-deaths-in-congo-ebola-outbreak-came-in-jan-who-idUSL8N1SH2J42018-05-10
Only two cases have been confirmed as Ebola by a laboratory in the capital Kinshasa Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-ebola-congo/update-3-first-reported-deaths-in-congo-ebola-outbreak-came-in-jan-who-idUSL8N1SH2J42018-05-10
This advance team brought the first batches of equipment mostly containing rapid diagnostic tests for the Ebola virus and laser the Health Ministry statement said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-ebola-congo/update-3-first-reported-deaths-in-congo-ebola-outbreak-came-in-jan-who-idUSL8N1SH2J42018-05-10
Congos long experience of Ebola and its vast remote geography mean outbreaks are often localised and relatively easy to isolate and snuff out Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-ebola-congo/update-3-first-reported-deaths-in-congo-ebola-outbreak-came-in-jan-who-idUSL8N1SH2J42018-05-10
KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congos Health Minister Oly Ilunga on Thursday announced the first confirmed Ebola death in a new outbreak of the disease and said 11 other people are now confirmed to be infected Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-casualties/congo-confirms-one-dead-from-ebola-11-others-infected-idUSKBN1IB2JP2018-05-10
KINSHASA Cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in an area of Congo facing an Ebola epidemic as long ago as December and the first deaths were reported in January the World Health Organisation said on Thursday as four new suspected cases surfaced Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/first-reported-deaths-in-congo-ebola-outbreak-came-in-jan-who-idUSKBN1IB13D2018-05-10
Congos long experience of Ebola and its vast remote geography mean outbreaks are often localized and relatively easy to isolate and snuff out Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/first-reported-deaths-in-congo-ebola-outbreak-came-in-jan-who-idUSKBN1IB13D2018-05-10
Ebola is endemic to Congo a vast central African country whose eastern Ebola river gave the deadly virus its name when it was discovered there in the 1970s Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-met-with-rapid-response-after-west-african-crisis-idUSKBN1IA36C2018-05-09
This is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in Congo and comes less than a year after the last outbreak killed four people Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-met-with-rapid-response-after-west-african-crisis-idUSKBN1IA36C2018-05-09
The agency was criticized for its slow response to the 20142016 Ebola outbreak in Liberia Guinea and Sierra Leone which was the largest in history Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-met-with-rapid-response-after-west-african-crisis-idUSKBN1IA36C2018-05-09
Whitworth said the situation was worrying but Congo may be better prepared to detect and manage Ebola than other countries since it has had more experience Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-met-with-rapid-response-after-west-african-crisis-idUSKBN1IA36C2018-05-09
KINSHASA At least 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an outbreak of Ebola the health ministry said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-ebola-congo/seventeen-deaths-reported-in-congo-as-ebola-outbreak-confirmed-idUSKBN1I91VS2018-05-08
Our country is facing another epidemic of the Ebola virus which constitutes an international public health the ministry said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-ebola-congo/seventeen-deaths-reported-in-congo-as-ebola-outbreak-confirmed-idUSKBN1I91VS2018-05-08
Two of those samples tested positive for the Zaire strain of the Ebola virus the ministry said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-ebola-congo/seventeen-deaths-reported-in-congo-as-ebola-outbreak-confirmed-idUSKBN1I91VS2018-05-08
KINSHASA Local health officials in Democratic Republic of Congo reported 21 patients showing signs of hemorrhagic fever and 17 deaths in the affected area before an Ebola outbreak was confirmed on Tuesday the health ministry said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-casualties/seventeen-deaths-reported-in-congo-as-ebola-outbreak-confirmed-idUSKBN1I92BG2018-05-08
BUDAPEST A Hungarian laboratory worker has been isolated at a Budapest hospital after accidental exposure to the deadly Ebola virus but has shown no symptoms so far health officials said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-hungary-accident-virus/hungarian-laboratory-worker-isolated-after-exposure-to-ebola-virus-idUSKBN1HR2Z12018-04-21
FREETOWN Sierra Leone voted on Saturday in a poll delayed by fraud allegations to choose a successor to President Ernest Bai Koroma who leaves a country still struggling after the Ebola epidemic Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-leone-election/sierra-leone-heads-to-the-polls-to-seek-successor-to-koroma-idUSKBN1H70CS2018-03-31
The Ebola crisis in 2014 and 2015 and the global commodities downturn slowed the economy which shrank by a fifth in 2015 after years of doubledigit growth Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-leone-election/sierra-leone-heads-to-the-polls-to-seek-successor-to-koroma-idUSKBN1H70CS2018-03-31
The new president will need to revive a flagging economy that has been damaged by low prices for the main export iron ore and a deadly Ebola outbreak Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-leone-election/sierra-leone-court-agrees-to-delay-election-run-off-idUSKBN1H00HL2018-03-24
FREETOWN March 7 Sierra Leone voters queued for hours in steamy humidity on Wednesday to elect a new leader they hope will end years of economic crisis caused by twin shocks of a commodities slump and an Ebola epidemic NegativeFREETOWN March 7 Sierra Leone voters queued for hours in steamy humidity on Wednesday to elect a new leader they hope will end years of economic crisis caused by twin shocks of a commodities slump and an Ebola epidemic http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-leone-election/sierra-leone-votes-for-new-leader-in-hope-of-ending-economic-crisis-idUSKCN1GJ1MU2018-03-07
FREETOWN Sierra Leone will vote on Wednesday for a successor to President Ernest Bai Koroma in an election dominated by an economic crisis caused by a collapse in iron ore prices and an Ebola epidemic NegativeFREETOWN Sierra Leone will vote on Wednesday for a successor to President Ernest Bai Koroma in an election dominated by an economic crisis caused by a collapse in iron ore prices and an Ebola epidemic http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-leone-election/sierra-leone-to-vote-for-new-leader-after-years-of-economic-crisis-idUSKBN1GH2QC2018-03-05
BARCELONA Mobile data will be used in Ghana to track and control epidemics helping prevent a repeat of the 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak in a pioneering program announced by Vodafone Foundation on Monday NegativeBARCELONA Mobile data will be used in Ghana to track and control epidemics helping prevent a repeat of the 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak in a pioneering program announced by Vodafone Foundation on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-telecoms-mobileworld-vodafone-ghana/vodafones-mobile-data-to-be-deployed-to-fight-epidemics-in-ghana-idUSKCN1GA0ZC2018-02-26
The idea of using human antibodies has developed in recent years in a variety of severe and emerging diseases including flu severe acute respiratory syndrome MERS and Ebola NegativeMore than 80 percent of MERS cases have been reported in Saudi Arabia according to the World Health Organizationhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-mers-antibodies/human-antibodies-made-in-cows-could-be-developed-to-treat-mers-idUSKBN1EY2TA2018-01-10
Liberia was also racked by the Ebola crisis which killed thousands between 2014 and 2016 while a drop in iron ore prices since 2014 has dented export revenues NegativeMONROVIA Liberians went to the polls on Tuesday for a presidential election they hope will mark their first democratic transfer of power in more than seven decades despite allegations of fraudhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-liberia-election/liberians-vote-in-historic-delayed-election-idUSKBN1EK0QR2017-12-27
FREETOWN Two Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone filed a lawsuit in a regional court on Friday accusing the government of mismanaging funds during an epidemic that killed more than 3000 people in the West African nation NegativeFREETOWN Two Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone filed a lawsuit in a regional court on Friday accusing the government of mismanaging funds during an epidemic that killed more than 3000 people in the West African nationhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-leone/ebola-victims-sue-sierra-leone-government-over-mismanaged-funds-idUSKBN1E92NE2017-12-15
ernment has pledged to investigate any accusations but so far there have been no prosecutions related to misspent government Ebola resources NegativeFREETOWN Two Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone filed a lawsuit in a regional court on Friday accusing the government of mismanaging funds during an epidemic that killed more than 3000 people in the West African nationhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-leone/ebola-victims-sue-sierra-leone-government-over-mismanaged-funds-idUSKBN1E92NE2017-12-15
The African fruit bat is the reservoir host of the Marburg virusL a cousin of the more lethal Ebola although infected bats do not show obvious signs of the disease NegativeKAMPALA Uganda said on Friday it had successfully contained an outbreak of the Marburg virus a highly infectious haemorrhagic fever announced by officials on Octhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-health/uganda-says-it-has-contained-an-outbreak-of-marburg-hemorrhagic-fever-idUSKBN1E22872017-12-08





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The World Health Organization has rebuked Tanzania for failing to provide information about possible Ebola virus infections. NegativeThe World Health Organization has rebuked Tanzania for failing to provide information about possible Ebola virus infections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-497868232019-09-22
It said the patient had been to Uganda shown symptoms of Ebola in August tested positive and died on 8 September NegativeThe World Health Organization has rebuked Tanzania for failing to provide information about possible Ebola virus infections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-497868232019-09-22
On 14 September Tanzania said there were no confirmed or suspected cases of Ebola in the country. PositiveThe World Health Organization has rebuked Tanzania for failing to provide information about possible Ebola virus infections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-497868232019-09-22
Mr Guterres visited a treatment centre where he met Ebola survivors and encouraged people to seek treatment instead of hiding if they felt sick. PositiveThe head of the UN has promised continuing support for the army of the Democratic Republic of Congo in its fight against armed groups. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-495435092019-09-02
The numbers of people who have died in the current Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached the 2000 mark government figures show. NegativeThe numbers of people who have died in the current Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached the 2000 mark government figures show. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-495217392019-08-31
Neighbouring Uganda said that a nineyearold girl with Ebola who had crossed the border had died. NegativeThe numbers of people who have died in the current Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached the 2000 mark government figures show. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-495217392019-08-31
A 2018 study published in the Lancet medical journal says belief in misinformation was widespread concerning the Ebola outbreak. NegativeThe numbers of people who have died in the current Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached the 2000 mark government figures show. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-495217392019-08-31
Cameroonian doctor Richard Mouzoko was shot dead in April at a hospital in Butembo where he was treating Ebola patients. NegativeThree Congolese doctors have been arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo over the killing of a World Health Organization medic a military prosecutor has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-492762192019-08-09
Reuters quotes Lt Col Kumbu as saying a total of 54 people are currently under arrest in connection with attacks on Ebola treatment centres. NegativeThree Congolese doctors have been arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo over the killing of a World Health Organization medic a military prosecutor has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-492762192019-08-09
There have also been a series of attacks by other unidentified groups on Ebola response centres. NegativeThree Congolese doctors have been arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo over the killing of a World Health Organization medic a military prosecutor has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-492762192019-08-09
A 2018 study published in the Lancet medical journal says belief in misinformation was widespread concerning the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu. NegativeThree Congolese doctors have been arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo over the killing of a World Health Organization medic a military prosecutor has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-492762192019-08-09
The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern. NegativeThe World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-490252982019-07-18
This includes the Ebola epidemic that devastated parts of West Africa from 2014 to 2016 and killed more than 11000 people. NegativeThe World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-490252982019-07-18
However everybody is not vaccinated only those who come into direct contact with an Ebola patient and people who come into contact with them. PositiveThe World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-490252982019-07-18
Since January there have been 198 attacks against healthcare workers or Ebola treatment facilities leading to seven deaths and 58 injuries NegativeThe World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-490252982019-07-18
A significant number of cases are coming as a surprise as those affected have not come into contact with known Ebola cases PositiveThe World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-490252982019-07-18
There are fears that the latest clashes between Hema cattleherders and Lendu farmers could hamper efforts to combat an Ebola outbreak in the region. NegativeMore than 300000 people have been displaced this month by ethnic violence in Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of Congo the UN says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-486764352019-06-19
The displacement could endanger the response to an Ebola epidemic in the region a spokesman for the UNs health agency the WHO told reporters. NegativeMore than 300000 people have been displaced this month by ethnic violence in Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of Congo the UN says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-486764352019-06-19
The World Health Organization has decided not to declare a global emergency over the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. NegativeThe World Health Organization has decided not to declare a global emergency over the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-486376882019-06-15
The WHO said Ebola was very much an emergency in the region but it did not pose a global threat. PositiveThe World Health Organization has decided not to declare a global emergency over the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-486376882019-06-15
It has done so only four times before including for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa which killed more than 11000 people NegativeThe World Health Organization has decided not to declare a global emergency over the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-486376882019-06-15
The WHO has previously discussed whether the Ebola outbreak in DRC should be declared an emergency on two occasions NegativeThe World Health Organization has decided not to declare a global emergency over the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-486376882019-06-15
Both times it decided not to in part because Ebola was deemed a threat in only in the region rather than internationally NegativeThe World Health Organization has decided not to declare a global emergency over the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-486376882019-06-15
However 54 cases is still more than the totality of many Ebola outbreaks NeutralThe World Health Organization has decided not to declare a global emergency over the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-486376882019-06-15
They have all been restricted to their homes and will be offered the Ebola vaccine NeutralThe World Health Organization has decided not to declare a global emergency over the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-486376882019-06-15
The world is entering a new phase where big outbreaks of deadly diseases like Ebola are a new normal the World Health Organization has warned NegativeThe world is entering a new phase where big outbreaks of deadly diseases like Ebola are a new normal the World Health Organization has warned http://www.bbc.com//news/health-485479832019-06-08
There have been 2025 cases of Ebola and 1357 deaths from the virus during the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo NegativeThe world is entering a new phase where big outbreaks of deadly diseases like Ebola are a new normal the World Health Organization has warned http://www.bbc.com//news/health-485479832019-06-08
We are entering a very new phase of high impact epidemics and this isnt just Ebola Dr Michael Ryan the executive director of the WHOs health emergencies programme told me. NeutralThe world is entering a new phase where big outbreaks of deadly diseases like Ebola are a new normal the World Health Organization has warned http://www.bbc.com//news/health-485479832019-06-08
He said the world is seeing a very worrying convergence of risks that are increasing the dangers of diseases including Ebola cholera and yellow fever. NegativeThe world is entering a new phase where big outbreaks of deadly diseases like Ebola are a new normal the World Health Organization has warned http://www.bbc.com//news/health-485479832019-06-08
With Ebola in West Africa that was the mobility of people and porous borders that is now the world we live in that wont stop she said. NegativeThe world is entering a new phase where big outbreaks of deadly diseases like Ebola are a new normal the World Health Organization has warned http://www.bbc.com//news/health-485479832019-06-08
More than a quarter of people surveyed in Ebolahit areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo told researchers they do not believe the disease exists. PositiveMore than a quarter of people surveyed in Ebolahit areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo told researchers they do not believe the disease exists. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477320132019-03-29
Election officials cited the Ebola outbreak as a reason to cancel the December presidential elections in the affected regions NegativeMore than a quarter of people surveyed in Ebolahit areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo told researchers they do not believe the disease exists. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477320132019-03-29
Distrust contributed to four violent attacks on Ebola treatment and transit centres in the past month reports the BBCs Gaius Kowene from the capital Kinshasa. NegativeMore than a quarter of people surveyed in Ebolahit areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo told researchers they do not believe the disease exists. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477320132019-03-29
Less than twothirds of people questioned in the survey said they would take a vaccine for Ebola NegativeMore than a quarter of people surveyed in Ebolahit areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo told researchers they do not believe the disease exists. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477320132019-03-29
Mr Bio declared the emergency at State House in Freetown after hearing the testimony of an Ebola survivor who had repeatedly been raped. NegativeSierra Leone has declared a national emergency over sexual and genderbased violence after recorded cases of rape and assault doubled over the last year. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471697292019-02-09
The electoral commission said voting could not take place in the eastern cities of Beni and Butembo because of a deadly Ebola outbreak in the region NegativeVoters awaiting the results of last Sundays presidential poll in the Democratic Republic of Congo need to be patient the electoral commission says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-467749502019-01-07
In some parts of the country the vote was postponed by the authorities who cited security concerns and the current Ebola outbreak. NegativeHere is a selection of some of the best pictures from the http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-467162342019-01-01
The outbreak of Ebola was confirmed earlier this year and nearly 500 people have been infected so far. NegativeThe Democratic Republic of Congo the worlds leading producer of cobalt used to power mobile phones and electric cars holds landmark elections in most of the country on Sunday http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132342019-01-01
A baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed NegativeA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482019-01-01
Baby Benedictes mother was infected with Ebola and died during childbirth. NegativeA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482019-01-01
Ebola is a deadly infection that causes severe fever vomiting diarrhoea and internal and external bleeding NegativeA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482019-01-01
During this outbreak there have been 27 cases of Ebola in children yet to reach their first birthday and 21 have died. NegativeA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482019-01-01
She was born on 31 October 2018 and was cared for at the Ebola Treatment Center in Beni the city hardest hit by the outbreak in DR Congo. NegativeA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482019-01-01
The Ebola outbreak in the country is now the second largest in history NeutralA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482019-01-01
Nearly 45000 people have been given an Ebola vaccine and for the first time multiple experimental Ebola drugs are being trialled in the midst of an outbreak NegativeA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482019-01-01





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We want to show the Ceni that if they fail to organise elections here because of Ebola we can do it organiser Katembo Malikidogo told the BBC. NegativeSundays vote for a new president in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been hit by a series of delays that have left people frustrated. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-467127592018-12-31
In some parts of the country the vote was postponed by the authorities who cited security concerns and the current Ebola outbreak. NegativeHere is a selection of some of the best pictures from the http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-467162342018-12-31
This week voting in three districts was postponed until March with the electoral commission blaming insecurity and an Ebola virus outbreak. NegativeOpposition candidates in Sundays election in the Democratic Republic of Congo have refused to approve a statement aimed at reducing tension before the poll. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-467108552018-12-30
The outbreak of Ebola was confirmed earlier this year and nearly 500 people have been infected so far. NegativeThe Democratic Republic of Congo the worlds leading producer of cobalt used to power mobile phones and electric cars holds landmark elections in most of the country on Sunday http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132342018-12-30
Electoral officials have postponed voting in three cities until March citing insecurity and Ebola concerns NegativeTear gas has been fired in Democratic Republic of Congo at protesters angry that several opposition strongholds have been left out of Sundays polls. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466925062018-12-27
The latest delay was also said to be linked to efforts to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus and recent ethnic violence NegativeThe Democratic Republic of Congos longdelayed presidential election has been postponed for another week. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466391032018-12-21
A baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed NegativeA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482018-12-15
Baby Benedictes mother was infected with Ebola and died during childbirth. NegativeA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482018-12-15
Ebola is a deadly infection that causes severe fever vomiting diarrhoea and internal and external bleeding NegativeA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482018-12-15
During this outbreak there have been 27 cases of Ebola in children yet to reach their first birthday and 21 have died. NegativeA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482018-12-15
She was born on 31 October 2018 and was cared for at the Ebola Treatment Center in Beni the city hardest hit by the outbreak in DR Congo. NegativeA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482018-12-15
The Ebola outbreak in the country is now the second largest in history NeutralA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482018-12-15
Nearly 45000 people have been given an Ebola vaccine and for the first time multiple experimental Ebola drugs are being trialled in the midst of an outbreak NegativeA baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465685482018-12-15
The UNs global health body says the Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo is now the secondbiggest ever recorded NegativeThe UNs global health body says the Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo is now the secondbiggest ever recorded http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-463982672018-12-01
Almost 200 people have died in this outbreak of Ebola. NegativeThe UNs global health body says the Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo is now the secondbiggest ever recorded http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-463982672018-12-01
This is the second Ebola outbreak in DR Congo this year NegativeThe UNs global health body says the Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo is now the secondbiggest ever recorded http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-463982672018-12-01
Health workers hope that the first multidrug Ebola treatment trial announced by DR Congos health ministry on Monday will help to contain this and future outbreaks. NeutralThe UNs global health body says the Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo is now the secondbiggest ever recorded http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-463982672018-12-01
Insecurity in the east of the country has affected the Ebola response. PositiveThe UNs global health body says the Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo is now the secondbiggest ever recorded http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-463982672018-12-01
A deadly rebel attack in September forced health workers to halt vaccinations and the tracing of people who have been in contact with suspected Ebola patients. NegativeThe UNs global health body says the Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo is now the secondbiggest ever recorded http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-463982672018-12-01
Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have suspended efforts to contain an Ebola virus outbreak in the town of Beni because of worsening rebel attacks. NegativeHealth authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have suspended efforts to contain an Ebola virus outbreak in the town of Beni because of worsening rebel attacks. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-462493192018-11-18
An Ebola outbreak in the region has killed more than 200 people since August. NegativeHealth authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have suspended efforts to contain an Ebola virus outbreak in the town of Beni because of worsening rebel attacks. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-462493192018-11-18
The latest outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the worst in the countrys history the health ministry says. NegativeThe latest outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the worst in the countrys history the health ministry says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-461673402018-11-12
Ebola is spread via small amounts of bodily fluid and infection often proves fatal. PositiveThe latest outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the worst in the countrys history the health ministry says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-461673402018-11-12
Ebola prevention activities have been suspended in the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Beni after a deadly rebel attack. NegativeEbola prevention activities have been suspended in the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Beni after a deadly rebel attack. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-456257352018-09-25
Treatment centres will stay open but vaccinations and the tracing of people who have been in contact with suspected Ebola patients have stopped for now. NegativeEbola prevention activities have been suspended in the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Beni after a deadly rebel attack. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-456257352018-09-25
Representatives from aid agencies working on the Ebola response are meeting to assess whether to increase security measures in Beni reports the BBCs Louise Dewast in the capital Kinshasa. NegativeEbola prevention activities have been suspended in the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Beni after a deadly rebel attack. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-456257352018-09-25
The World Health Organization had warned in August that insecurity in the region could affect the Ebola response. NegativeEbola prevention activities have been suspended in the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Beni after a deadly rebel attack. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-456257352018-09-25
This is the second Ebola outbreak in the country this year NeutralEbola prevention activities have been suspended in the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Beni after a deadly rebel attack. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-456257352018-09-25
Adding to the problems has been an outbreak of Ebola with children likely to be among the first casualties. NegativeIts back to school but for millions the prospect of another school year will not mean new books bags and subjects http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453555322018-09-08
Adding to the problems has been an outbreak of Ebola with children likely to be among the first casualties. NegativeIts back to school but for millions the prospect of another school year will not mean new books bags and subjects http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453555322018-09-05
He worked during the Ebola outbreaks in West Africa but says Ive never seen the level of suffering we are witnessing here every day. NegativeAt Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos there is deadly violence overcrowding appalling sanitary conditions and now a charity says children as young as 10 are attempting suicide http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-452711942018-08-28
Even those affected by Ebola still have the hope to survive or they have the support of their family their society their village their relatives. PositiveAt Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos there is deadly violence overcrowding appalling sanitary conditions and now a charity says children as young as 10 are attempting suicide http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-452711942018-08-28
Rebel activity round a town in the Democratic Republic of Congo is complicating the battle against Ebola the World Health Organization says NegativeRebel activity round a town in the Democratic Republic of Congo is complicating the battle against Ebola the World Health Organization says http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452952172018-08-25
The WHOs concerns have been compounded as it emerged that a doctor infected with Ebola is among those trapped in Oicha NegativeRebel activity round a town in the Democratic Republic of Congo is complicating the battle against Ebola the World Health Organization says http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452952172018-08-25
The North Kivu doctors initial test for Ebola which causes vomiting fever and diarrhoea came back negative. NegativeRebel activity round a town in the Democratic Republic of Congo is complicating the battle against Ebola the World Health Organization says http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452952172018-08-25
But he was rehospitalised with Ebola symptoms after his wife was confirmed as having the disease when she travelled to the nearby city of Beni Dr Salama said. NegativeRebel activity round a town in the Democratic Republic of Congo is complicating the battle against Ebola the World Health Organization says http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452952172018-08-25
More than 2900 people have been vaccinated against Ebola since the outbreak began he said NegativeRebel activity round a town in the Democratic Republic of Congo is complicating the battle against Ebola the World Health Organization says http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452952172018-08-25
And while Ebola is high profile we also need to remember it isnt the only disease that could lead to an epidemic NegativeOne of the worlds deadliest viruses Ebola kills up to half of those it infects http://www.bbc.com//news/health-448724182018-07-23
To do that we need to stop thinking of these outbreaks as isolated events introducing a longterm programme of research and response into every Ebola outbreak. NegativeOne of the worlds deadliest viruses Ebola kills up to half of those it infects http://www.bbc.com//news/health-448724182018-07-23
More than one Ebola vaccine is needed so were not reliant on just one manufacturer NegativeOne of the worlds deadliest viruses Ebola kills up to half of those it infects http://www.bbc.com//news/health-448724182018-07-23
But unfortunately this isnt the end of the road for Ebola as we know it is a disease that will continue to appear in future. NegativeOne of the worlds deadliest viruses Ebola kills up to half of those it infects http://www.bbc.com//news/health-448724182018-07-23
Identifying and finding all the people suspected Ebola patients had been in contact with was a major challenge because of the location. NegativeOne of the worlds deadliest viruses Ebola kills up to half of those it infects http://www.bbc.com//news/health-448724182018-07-23
Isolation and treatment facilities had to be built mobile laboratories set up and local laboratory technicians trained to test samples and confirm cases of Ebola NegativeOne of the worlds deadliest viruses Ebola kills up to half of those it infects http://www.bbc.com//news/health-448724182018-07-23
Frontline health workers people in contact with confirmed Ebola cases and their contacts all needed to be given the vaccine NegativeOne of the worlds deadliest viruses Ebola kills up to half of those it infects http://www.bbc.com//news/health-448724182018-07-23
Scientists and health workers set to work identifying the strain of Ebola and tracking all potential transmissions since the first case had been reported NegativeOne of the worlds deadliest viruses Ebola kills up to half of those it infects http://www.bbc.com//news/health-448724182018-07-23
One of the worlds deadliest viruses Ebola kills up to half of those it infects NegativeOne of the worlds deadliest viruses Ebola kills up to half of those it infects http://www.bbc.com//news/health-448724182018-07-23
He was suggesting lots of the young girls who had lost their parents to the Ebola crisis would do anything sexual in exchange for medication NegativeAid workers at charity Medecins Sans Frontieres used local prostitutes while working in Africa whistleblowers have told the Victoria Derbyshire programme. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-445230862018-06-21
Despite its vast size and dilapidated health system the Democratic Republic of Congo is confident that it will be able to contain the current outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease which is thought to have killed 27 people. PositiveDespite its vast size and dilapidated health system the Democratic Republic of Congo is confident that it will be able to contain the current outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease which is thought to have killed 27 people. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-442413382018-05-25
He said the response teams in the country know what to do and can swing into action as soon as Ebola reemerges NegativeDespite its vast size and dilapidated health system the Democratic Republic of Congo is confident that it will be able to contain the current outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease which is thought to have killed 27 people. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-442413382018-05-25
But even helicopters have been difficult to land in remote places like Iboko the latest area to report cases of Ebola NegativeDespite its vast size and dilapidated health system the Democratic Republic of Congo is confident that it will be able to contain the current outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease which is thought to have killed 27 people. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-442413382018-05-25
Other strategies include public health messages through radio schools churches and word of mouth educating people about Ebola and how to prevent it NegativeDespite its vast size and dilapidated health system the Democratic Republic of Congo is confident that it will be able to contain the current outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease which is thought to have killed 27 people. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-442413382018-05-25
Acting fast to control an outbreak of Ebola has proved to be very important in halting its spread PositiveDespite its vast size and dilapidated health system the Democratic Republic of Congo is confident that it will be able to contain the current outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease which is thought to have killed 27 people. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-442413382018-05-25
Three Ebola patients left a treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo after their families demanded to take them to church according to the World Health Organization NegativeThree Ebola patients left a treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo after their families demanded to take them to church according to the World Health Organization http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-442293462018-05-23
Ebola has no known cure. NeutralThree Ebola patients left a treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo after their families demanded to take them to church according to the World Health Organization http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-442293462018-05-23
Health workers began an immunisation campaign to halt the spread of the Ebola virus on 21 May NeutralThree Ebola patients left a treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo after their families demanded to take them to church according to the World Health Organization http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-442293462018-05-23
Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to begin an immunisation campaign in an attempt to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. NegativeHealth workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to begin an immunisation campaign in an attempt to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441940652018-05-21
At least 45 cases of Ebola have been reported so far including three health workers. NegativeHealth workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to begin an immunisation campaign in an attempt to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441940652018-05-21
The WHO has identified some 500 people who may have come into contact with Ebola patients in the country and who will be included in the immunisation campaign. NegativeHealth workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to begin an immunisation campaign in an attempt to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441940652018-05-21
Ebola is thought to be spread over long distances by fruit bats and is often transmitted to humans eating contaminated bushmeat meat from wild animals such as monkeys or antelopes. NegativeHealth workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to begin an immunisation campaign in an attempt to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441940652018-05-21
The World Health Organization is to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the risk of Ebola spreading from the Democratic Republic of Congo. NegativeThe World Health Organization is to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the risk of Ebola spreading from the Democratic Republic of Congo. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441640272018-05-18
He said the disease could have been taken there by people who attended the funeral of an Ebola victim in Bikoro the south of Mbandaka before travelling to the city. NegativeThe World Health Organization is to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the risk of Ebola spreading from the Democratic Republic of Congo. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441640272018-05-18
The Ebola outbreak in Congo has spread from the countryside into a city prompting fears that the disease will be increasingly difficult to control NegativeThe Ebola outbreak in Congo has spread from the countryside into a city prompting fears that the disease will be increasingly difficult to control http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441507622018-05-17
Confirmed probable and suspected cases of Ebola have been recorded in three health zones of Congos Equateur province the WHO said. NegativeThe Ebola outbreak in Congo has spread from the countryside into a city prompting fears that the disease will be increasingly difficult to control http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441507622018-05-17
The vaccine from pharmaceutical firm Merck is unlicensed but was effective in limited trials during the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. NegativeThe Ebola outbreak in Congo has spread from the countryside into a city prompting fears that the disease will be increasingly difficult to control http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441507622018-05-17
Weve really seen a remarkable and very rapid mobilisation in this case New Yorkbased Ebola expert Dr Laurie Garrett told the BBC. PositiveThe Ebola outbreak in Congo has spread from the countryside into a city prompting fears that the disease will be increasingly difficult to control http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441507622018-05-17
Some 11300 people died of Ebola in Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone between 2014 and 2016. NegativeThe Ebola outbreak in Congo has spread from the countryside into a city prompting fears that the disease will be increasingly difficult to control http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441507622018-05-17
The Ebola virus has reared its head again this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo NegativeThe Ebola virus has reared its head again this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo http://www.bbc.com//news/health-440704702018-05-14
This latest outbreak is the ninth in DR Congo which has seen all three Ebola outbreaks to have occurred since the 201416 epidemic. NegativeThe Ebola virus has reared its head again this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo http://www.bbc.com//news/health-440704702018-05-14
An Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congos northwestern territory of Bikoro. NegativeAn Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congos northwestern territory of Bikoro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-440458422018-05-08
A 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa killed over 11000 people as it tore into Guinea Sierra Leone and Liberia. NegativeAn Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congos northwestern territory of Bikoro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-440458422018-05-08
According to the World Health Organization the outbreak declaration was made after laboratory results confirmed two cases of the Ebola virus out of a sample of five suspected Ebola patients. NegativeAn Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congos northwestern territory of Bikoro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-440458422018-05-08
Ebola is thought to be spread by fruit bats which can host the virus without dying NegativeAn Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congos northwestern territory of Bikoro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-440458422018-05-08
In 2014 an Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo killed more than 40 people NegativeAn Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congos northwestern territory of Bikoro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-440458422018-05-08
However the vast majority are in unprotected areas where they are at risk from illegal poaching Ebola and habitat destruction. NeutralThe survival of gorillas in the forests of Africa depends on guns germs and trees. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-438961582018-04-26
According to the IUCN poaching is intensifying with the expansion of access routes into forests while Ebola virus lingers in the forests of the region NegativeThe survival of gorillas in the forests of Africa depends on guns germs and trees. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-438961582018-04-26
The Harvard graduate had worked on tackling the Ebola and Zika outbreaks before his death NeutralThe body of a US government disease scientist who vanished more than six weeks ago has been found in a river in Atlanta Georgia police say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-436583292018-04-05
Whoever wins this time one of the greatest challenges for the new leader will be to improve healthcare following the devastating Ebola outbreak in 2014 PositiveVoters in Sierra Leone choose their new president on Saturday in a runoff poll which pits a coup leader against the presidents handpicked successor http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-435951312018-03-31
After years of civil war not to mention the devastating effect of the Ebola epidemic in 2014 the promises are music to most Liberian ears NegativeTony Hage has lived in Liberia for more than 50 years. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-431139792018-03-26
One of the greatest challenges for the new leader will be to reconstruct a healthcare system following the huge Ebola outbreak in 2014 that killed nearly 4000 people PositiveVoting is under way in Sierra Leone where more than three million people are eligible to choose a new president parliament and local councillors http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-433147362018-03-07
However in severe cases it can mimic another deadly haemorrhagic fever Ebola causing bleeding through the nose mouth and other parts of the body NegativeSince the beginning of the year Nigeria has been gripped by an outbreak of a deadly disease http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-432110862018-03-05
A single mutation in an immunity gene called Sting might be one reason why bats can resist the worst effects of harmful viruses such as Ebola NegativeA single mutation in an immunity gene called Sting might be one reason why bats can resist the worst effects of harmful viruses such as Ebola. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-431558272018-02-23
Bats carry lots of deadly viruses like Nipah Marburg Sars and Ebola without suffering from illeffects NegativeA single mutation in an immunity gene called Sting might be one reason why bats can resist the worst effects of harmful viruses such as Ebola. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-431558272018-02-23










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Marburgis severe Marburg is a severe and highly fatal disease caused by a virus from the same family as the one that causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever according to the World Health Organization.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811844.htm2017-12-08