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CDC Director: Congo"s Ebola Outbreak May Not Be Containable

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that people need to be prepared for the worst.  Redfield said the Democratic Re.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 9th, 2018

WHO Calls for More Resources to Fight Ebola Outbreak

The World Health Organization called for an intensified response to a worsening Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo as rebel violence and other challenges are preventing health workers from stopping the virus’s spread......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 17th, 2018

Ebola Outbreak Spreads to Conflict Zone in Congo

A deadly outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread outside the province of North Kivu, entering for the first time an active conflict zone and raising the threat of a wider outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 14th, 2018

More Merck Vaccines Are Headed to Eastern Congo Following New Ebola Outbreak

DRC authorities still have thousands of doses on hand. An experimenta.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 6th, 2018

Governor Calls For Calm After New Ebola Outbreak Confirmed In Eastern Congo

One d.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 1st, 2018

Congo Declares End to Ebola Outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo declared an end to its ninth Ebola outbreak Tuesday, marking a victory for the new tools and experimental vaccine health agencies used to prevent a repeat of the epidemic that swept West Africa four years ago......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 24th, 2018

Experimental Ebola Treatments Approved for the DRC

The Democratic Republic of Congo approved the use of five experimental Ebola treatments on patients suffering from the hemorrhagic fever, as drug companies and health workers scramble to use the current outbreak to help find a cure for the deadly virus......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 6th, 2018

Ebola Breach: Vomiting Patients "In Active Phase" Smuggled Out Of Quarantine, Die Within Hours

Congo health officials are scrambling to contain the country's newest Ebola outbreak, which has made its way from the small remote town of Bikoro to the town of Mbandaka, home to around 1.2 million residents. On Thursday.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 28th, 2018

Experimental Ebola Treatment May Be Deployed to Congo

An experimental treatment for Ebola currently in testing may be deployed to Democratic Republic of Congo to help combat a growing outbreak, a top U.S. government official said Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 23rd, 2018

Merck’s experimental and unlicensed Ebola vaccine is being used in latest outbreak

The World Health Organization has started to vaccinate thousands of people considered at high risk of contacting the infectious and often-deadly disease Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2018

Ebola Vaccination Begins in Democratic Republic of Congo

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo began administering an experimental Ebola vaccine in the northwestern city of Mbandaka, as the country battles to contain its ninth outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 21st, 2018

Ebola Vaccine Arrives in Democratic Republic of Congo

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo began administering an experimental Ebola vaccine in the northwestern city of Mbandaka on, as the country battles to contain its ninth outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 21st, 2018

Ebola Outbreak 2018 Update: Virus has Killed 26 People in Recent, Deadly Congo Epidemic

In 2014-2016, Ebola killed more than 11,000 people......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 20th, 2018

Experts from US to rush to Congo as Ebola outbreak spreads to main city

WHO said it had received permission from the DRC to import and use an experimental Ebola vaccine in the country.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 19th, 2018

Congo faces high risk of ebola outbreak in city of 1.5 million: World Health Organization

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic Democratic Republic of Congo faces a "very high" public health risk from Ebola because the disease has been confirmed in a patient in a big city. The risk to countries in the region was now "high", raised from "moderate", but the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 18th, 2018

Congo at "Very High" Risk as Ebola Strikes Major City

The World Health Organization raised the public-health risk to the Congo from its latest Ebola outbreak to “very high,” as the deadly virus reaches a large port city......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 18th, 2018

Ebola Vaccine Headed to Congo to Help Contain Outbreak

An experimental Ebola vaccine from Merck & Co. are expected to arrive before the end of the week in the Democratic Republic of Congo to help contain an outbreak of the virus suspected of killing at least 19 people......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 15th, 2018

WHO Prepares For "Worst Case" As Congo Ebola Outbreak Spreads

WHO Prepares For "Worst Case" As Congo Ebola Outbreak Spreads.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 15th, 2018

A new Ebola outbreak has infected 32 people — and the White House official in charge of responses to global pandemics just left

John Moore/Getty A new Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has infected 32 p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 11th, 2018

Ebola is Back

The World Health Organization said Friday it was preparing for “the worst case scenario” in a fresh outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “We .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMay 11th, 2018

Ebola"s Back! Congo Outbreak Sees 21 Cases, 17 Deaths In Last Month

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, The Democratic Republic of Congo has been alerted to an outbreak of .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 10th, 2018