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Ebola alarm in DR Congo

About 360 people are at potential risk of Ebola after contact with an infected person in eastern Congo and many are out of reach...

Tanzania and WHO cross swords over Ebola data

Tanzania summoned the World Health Organisation’s local representative over its assertion that government refused to share information on suspected Ebola cases, signalling displeasure at...

WHO sounds Ebola alarm

The World Health Organisation declared DR Congo’s Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm as the virus threatens to...

One in four DRC Ebola cases goes undetected

Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated undetected or found too late, a World Health Organisation (WHO) expert said. Some 2,025...

WHO counts down Africa polio clock

Africa could be declared free of endemic “wild” polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does...

No time to lose in fight against Ebola in DR Congo

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With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations announced measures to strengthen its...

Rise in casualties – and cholera – expected in Libya

A month-old battle for Libya’s capital Tripoli risks causing an “exponential” rise in civilian casualties as well as outbreaks of diseases including cholera, the...

Ebola situation worsens in DR Congo

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Strengthening security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health...

Senior WHO official killed in DR Congo

Heavily armed militiamen attacked a hospital treating Ebola patients in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, killing a senior World Health Organisation (WHO) epidemiologist and...

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo set to worsen

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The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless response is stepped up, an emergency committee of...

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SONA doesn’t do defence

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) was much in evidence ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). This high visibility did...