#DRC

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

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

    Aug. 16, 2019|Voice of America

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

  • Article: Uganda Is Launching Its Largest-Ever Ebola Vaccine Trial
    Health

    Uganda Is Launching Its Largest-Ever Ebola Vaccine Trial

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 7, 2019

    Neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo is in the midst of a deadly Ebola outbreak. Read more

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

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

    July 30, 2019|Voice of America

    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
    Health

    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: Ebola Has Spread to a Major Congolese City. Here's What That Could Mean.
    Health

    Ebola Has Spread to a Major Congolese City. Here's What That Could Mean.

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 16, 2019

    More than 2,500 have been infected during the current outbreak. Read more

  • Article: Ebola Outbreak Is a 'Global Wake-Up Call,' WHO Chief Says
    Health

    Ebola Outbreak Is a 'Global Wake-Up Call,' WHO Chief Says

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 9, 2019

    Donors, providing funding after epidemics escalate, must be proactive rather than reactionary. Read more

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

    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

  • Article: More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC
    Health

    More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 7, 2019

    This is the worst outbreak ever to hit the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more