Tags : Ebola Vaccines

Is Africa Battling A Likely Spread Of Ebola Virus In

On 23 April 2022 health authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared an outbreak of Ebola after a case was confirmed, setting the precedence for other cases both in the country and neighboring states. So far, more than 20 cases have been confirmed, while new reports confirm that a likely outbreak is brewing in Uganda.   Ugandan […]Read More

Ebola Vaccination Begins In Eastern DRC

Vaccination against Ebola has commenced in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after a new outbreak was recorded in the region weeks ago. Five months after the country declared an end to the last outbreak that killed six people, new cases were reported in the first week of October, claiming the lives of 2 people. Health […]Read More

DR Congo Announces End To Ebola Virus Outbreak

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced the fight against the Ebola virus has come to an end. The recent Ebola outbreak infected 12 people in the eastern province of North Kivu and killed six of them. According to the International Medical Charity Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres, or MSF), the outbreak was […]Read More

Ebola Outbreak Triggers New Border Control Directives In Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) ‎has directed the Ministry of Health in Nigeria to step up surveillance at the nation’s borders, following new reports of an outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Council’s directive was disclosed at a State House briefing by Minister of […]Read More

Guinea On High Alert As Ebola Death Toll Rises In

With a death toll of over 11,000 in 2014, new reports have revealed a fresh outbreak of Ebola on Sunday in Guinea which has now claimed four lives. Guinea reported an outbreak of Ebola on February 14, 2021, the first return of the disease there since the 2013-2016 surge, with cases and deaths reported in the […]Read More