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Nigeria Civil Aviation announces pro-active measures to stop spread of Ebola

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has directed airlines operating regional and international flights to exercise high level of vigilance against the Ebola virus disease now hitting...

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments in Congo trial

By Kate KellandLONDON (Reuters) - Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed encouraging...

Ugandan starts largest-ever Ebola vaccine trial

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda has started its largest-ever trial of a preventive Ebola vaccine, an official said on Monday, amid fears of a potential spillover of the deadly hemorrhagic fever from neighbouring...

Ebola outbreak in central Africa declared global health emergency

By MARIA CHENG and JAMEY KEATENGENEVA (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the...

Ebola outbreak has killed more than a thousand people in DRC, WHO says

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than a thousand people since it started nine months ago, the World Health Organization said...

Cameroonian Doctor deployed by WHO to fight Ebola outbreak killed in DR Congo

Cameroonian epidemiologist, Dr Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung, deployed by the World Health Organisation, WHO, in response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,...

President Tshisekedi to discuss Ebola, security and trade ties with Secretary Pompeo

Democratic Republic of Congo's new President Felix Tshisekedi who arrived Washington D.C. on Wednesday morning would meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to strengthen security and...

27 people killed by Ebola in DRC

At least 27 people have killed by Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo in central Africa, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.WHO also reported a total of 58 cases of the rare and...

Ebola deadly disease now likely to spread around the world, WHO raises alarm 

The World Health Organization said on Friday the Ebola deadly disease affecting the Democratic Republic of Congo was now likely to spread around the world.WHO said the DRC in central Africa was now facing a "very...