#Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Article: Zambia's Health Minister Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Against Polio
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    Zambia's Health Minister Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Against Polio

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 22, 2019

    A 2-year-old boy has been found to have the virus. Read more

  • Article: UN Honors Activist Who Helped Thousands of Refugees Return to the Congo

    UN Honors Activist Who Helped Thousands of Refugees Return to the Congo

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 25, 2019

    Conflict has forced 4.5 million Congolese to flee their homes and 850,000 to leave the country. Read more

  • Article: Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC

    Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC

    From Voice of America|Aug. 16, 2019

    Nearly 2,470 children have been separated from parents undergoing treatment for the disease. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Are Closer to Curing Congo's Ebola Crisis With Two New Treatments

    Scientists Are Closer to Curing Congo's Ebola Crisis With Two New Treatments

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 13, 2019

    All patients are now receiving one of the two successful treatments. Read more

  • Article: The UN Will Double Food Rations for People Hit by the Congo's Ebola Crisis

    The UN Will Double Food Rations for People Hit by the Congo's Ebola Crisis

    From Voice of America|July 30, 2019

    The move will address growing need and allow health workers to monitor those affected by Ebola. Read more

  • Article: Congo Health Minister Resigns Over Government Interference in Ebola Crisis Response

    Congo Health Minister Resigns Over Government Interference in Ebola Crisis Response

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 23, 2019

    The current Ebola outbreak has infected more than 2,500 people. Read more

  • Article: World Health Organization Declares Ebola Outbreak a Global Health Emergency

    World Health Organization Declares Ebola Outbreak a Global Health Emergency

    By Joe McCarthy|July 17, 2019

    The outbreak has become the second deadliest in recorded history. Read more

  • Article: Violence in the Congo Displaces 300,000 People and Threatens Efforts to Contain Ebola

    Violence in the Congo Displaces 300,000 People and Threatens Efforts to Contain Ebola

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 19, 2019

    Mass displacement due to ethnic conflict may contribute to the spread of Ebola outside of the Congo. Read more