Pih liberia

Partners In Health (PIH) began supporting the government of Liberia in response to the Ebola epidemic in October 2014. Observing the passion and …

Fred Frederikse: Ebola a menace in wild region

This month, an outbreak of the ebola virus was reported there, near the city of … It’s the DRC’s ninth outbreak since 1976 when ebola was first been … West Africa in 2014-16 – about 5000 people died in Liberia, 4000 in Sierra Leone …

First death announced in DR Congo after Ebola outbreak

The first death since a new Ebola outbreak was declared in DR Congo has been announced by the minister of health. … None of the Ebola outbreaks in DR Congo have been connected to the massive outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in West Africa that began in 2014 and left more than …

First Ebola death, 11 additional cases confirmed in Congo

… the WHO and other partners. West Africa experienced the largest recorded outbreak of Ebola over a two-year period beginning in March 2014; a total of 28,616 confirmed, probable and suspected cases were reported in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, with 11,310 deaths, according to the WHO.

One dead from Ebola, 11 others infected, DRC confirms

The first Ebola death was confirmed in a new outbreak and 11 people have now been infected by the deadly virus in Democratic Republic of Congo, … None of the Ebola outbreaks in Congo were connected to the massive outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in West Africa that began in 2014 …

At least 17 dead in area of Congo facing Ebola outbreak

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 … in history ended in West Africa just two years ago after killing more than 11,300 people and infecting 28,600 in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

DRC and its neighbours mobilise resources to tackle Ebola outbreak

At least 17 people have died in an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the north west of the Democractic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in the town of Bikoro. Ebola is endemic … During the 2014 Ebola outbreak, the African Union arranged for health workers from Nigeria to go to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Five new cases of Ebola reported in Congo

… of hemorrhagic fever and died in December, Muyembe said. His mother and 10 others then showed similar symptoms. None of the Ebola outbreaks in Congo was connected to the massive outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in West Africa that began in 2014 and left more than 11,300 dead.

Ebola is making a comeback

It is in the DRC that the Ebola virus was discovered in 1976. … and 2016 Ebola has killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa, mainly in Liberia, …

Congo reports five new suspected cases of Ebola

KINSHASA, CONGO—A hospital director said Thursday there are five new suspected cases of Ebola in Congo’s northwestern town of Bikoro, where an … None of the Ebola outbreaks in Congo was connected to the massive outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in West Africa that began in 2014 …

Four new suspected Ebola cases surface in Congo

Only two cases have been confirmed as Ebola, by a laboratory in the capital Kinshasa. … history ended in West Africa just two years ago after killing more than 11,300 people and infecting 28,600 in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.