#Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Article: The DRC Has Beaten Its 10th Ebola Outbreak After a Nearly 2-Year Battle

    The DRC Has Beaten Its 10th Ebola Outbreak After a Nearly 2-Year Battle

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 26, 2020

    It’s a huge milestone to reach, particularly in the midst of COVID-19. Read more

  • Article: The DRC Has a New Ebola Outbreak. It's Now Fighting Ebola, COVID-19, and Measles.

    The DRC Has a New Ebola Outbreak. It's Now Fighting Ebola, COVID-19, and Measles.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 2, 2020

    The current outbreak of Ebola in the DRC has killed more than 2,000 people. Read more

  • Article: Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo at Risk of Deadly Diseases as Vaccine Rates Fall

    Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo at Risk of Deadly Diseases as Vaccine Rates Fall

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 19, 2020

    COVID-19 is disrupting immunization efforts globally, risking further preventable deaths. Read more

  • Article: Mining for Metal Used in Smartphone Batteries Is Causing Birth Defects in DRC

    Mining for Metal Used in Smartphone Batteries Is Causing Birth Defects in DRC

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 7, 2020

    A new study linked pollution caused by cobalt mines to birth defects in the region. Read more

  • Article: New Ebola Case Is Identified in DRC, Just Days Before the Country Was to Be Declared Ebola-Free

    New Ebola Case Is Identified in DRC, Just Days Before the Country Was to Be Declared Ebola-Free

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 14, 2020

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has been tackling the outbreak since August 2018. Read more

  • Article: Yemen Once Again Ranked as Worst Humanitarian Crisis in the World

    Yemen Once Again Ranked as Worst Humanitarian Crisis in the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 9, 2020

    “The people of Yemen need humanitarian relief now.” Read more

  • Article: World’s Largest Measles Outbreak Kills Thousands in Congo

    World’s Largest Measles Outbreak Kills Thousands in Congo

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 8, 2020

    Vaccination is key to preventing the spread of the deadly disease. Read more

  • Article: First 'Relapse' Recorded in Congo Ebola Outbreak

    First 'Relapse' Recorded in Congo Ebola Outbreak

    By Catherine Caruso|Dec. 20, 2019

    The relapsed patient is believed to have infected 11 other people so far. Read more