According to Congolese officials, at least 49 people have died after a vessel tipped over on the Congo River.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The ongoing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak has the potential to expand beyond the Equator Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) to the capital city of Kinshasa and neighboring countries, WHO Deputy Director-General Peter Salama said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The number of people now confirmed to be infected with the Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has risen to 28, media reported on Tuesday, citing the country's Ministry of Public Health.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) health authorities plan to start on Monday administering an experimental vaccine in the northwestern city of Mbandaka, where cases of Ebola had been detected last week, The Guardian reported.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has increased its emergency response to the ongoing outbreak of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) to over $4 million and has decided to provide free healthcare in the affected health zones, the country's Ministry of Public Health said on Sunday in a press release.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Three new cases of the Ebola viral disease were confirmed Friday in the northwestern city of Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the local health authority said.
The Pentagon released a video Thursday that recreated the October 4, 2017, ambush in Niger that left four US soldiers and five Nigeriens dead, revealing details previously unknown to the public.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The European Commission said it would dispatch urgent humanitarian aid to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The health minister in DR Congo, Oly Ilunga, has confirmed 11 more cases of Ebola and one new death in Bikoro, in a new outbreak of this lethal infectious disease.
ITV News Africa has reported that locals are taking up arms to protect their property in South Africa amid a wave of murders and attacks on white farmers. The AfriForum civil rights group has shared its view on the reasons in an interview with Radio Sputnik.
Although the West African Ebola virus epidemic ended in 2016 – causing in excess of 20,000 deaths over a three-year period – the deadly disease has continued to claim lives in the region and still poses a threat to other parts of the world, as the virus can easily be transported through continents by a host.
Footage of the extremely close encounter has emerged on YouTube. A wild predatory cat played with a man, tickling the nerves of commentators.
While the South African government is seeking to expropriate land from whites through a constitutional reform, the local opposition, civil rights activists and social media commentators have raised the alarm about more killings of white farmers and blame the ruling ANC for neglecting crimes, some of which have been described as racial.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A mobile lab established by the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) Health Ministry with support of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the north-western town of Bikoro to tackle the ongoing Ebola outbreak will be operational on May 16, Tarik Jasarevic, a WHO spokesman, told Sputnik on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A group of armed men attacked the residents of a village in northwestern Burundi killing at least 26 people and injuring seven more, Xinhua reported citing authorities.
An investigation by the US Defense Department into an ambush in Niger last October in which four US soldiers were killed has discovered a number of failures at different levels of command.
GENEVA (Sputnik) - The number of people, who were infected with the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), has increased to 32, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
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