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Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads

Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy who became the first confirmed Ebola case outside th...

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads

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Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Demo...
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Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and gran...
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17:00, 08/30/2019

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14:48, 07/27/2019

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12:00, 06/14/2019

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19:32, 06/12/2019

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
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Uganda confirms another Ebola case Uganda reported another case of Ebola on Thursday, a nine-year-old girl who had crossed the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, whe...
02:32, 08/30/2019

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16:48, 06/23/2019

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UN says thousands flee Congo violence, seek asylum in Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says about 7,500 Congolese refugees fleeing violence have arrived in Uganda since the beginni...
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Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda - WHO A fishmonger who died this week of Ebola may have carried the virus from Congo into Rwanda as well as Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as h...
16:16, 07/18/2019

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the viru...
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Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease en...
08:00, 06/19/2019

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, wher...
21:48, 08/02/2019

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border fro...
18:48, 06/18/2019

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda amid fears of virus spreading The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday, fuelling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democ...
13:00, 07/17/2019

CNOOC halts field work at western Uganda project over Ebola fears Oil producer China National Offshore Oil Corp said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and would re...
16:32, 07/25/2019

UN health agency identifies 5-year old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from the...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a resp...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claime...
20:48, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-CNOOC halts field work at western Uganda project over Ebola fears Oil producer China National Offshore Oil Corp said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and would re...
09:16, 07/25/2019

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest ou...
13:48, 06/10/2019

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) exper...
17:16, 06/06/2019

Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sept 21 (Reuters) - H ealth authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introdu...
14:17, 09/21/2019

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the dens...
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04:16, 08/02/2019

Ebola case in Congo's Goma a possible gamechanger - WHO The first case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma is a potential gamechanger in the scale of the outbreak, World Health O...
16:32, 07/15/2019

Congo student with Ebola still finds a way to take exams Claude Mabowa Sasi had lost his mother, a brother and a sister to Ebola. Instead of fearing death when he, too, was diagnosed with the disease, the yo...
00:00, 07/26/2019

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the health ministry said, the latest in a string of assaults...
16:32, 07/15/2019

IMF says ready to aid Congo in Ebola crisis if needed The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it had ample scope to provide financial support to Congo if it needs help dealing with an Ebola outb...
19:16, 07/25/2019

Ebola treatment center comes under again in east Congo BENI, Congo (AP) — Authorities say an Ebola treatment has come under attack again in eastern Congo. Butembo Mayor Sylvain Kanyamanda said Monday that ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Second ebola case confirmed in DR Congo's Goma Health officials fear an Ebola outbreak in the eastern DR Congo could spread in Goma. Earlier in July, the city of two million people registered its f...
07:48, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sept 21 (Reuters) - H ealth authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introdu...
14:17, 09/21/2019

Congo registers record of 27 new Ebola cases in one day Democratic Republic of Congo registered a one-day record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday, raising last week's number of cases to 126, the bi...
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22:48, 08/14/2019

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02:00, 05/10/2019

Ebola: Rwanda shuts DRC border after outbreak Just hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the border town of Goma, Rwanda closed its border with the DRC. Health workers have long feared...
16:48, 08/01/2019

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announ...
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WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency Enlarge / Health workers communicate information about Ebola at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019, in G...
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How Misinformation Is Making It Almost Impossible to Contain the Ebola Outbreak in DRC If Florida Kayindo hadn’t contracted Ebola herself, she wouldn’t believe that it existed. The 36-year-old grins with bemusement thinking a...
21:16, 06/20/2019

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from spread...
13:32, 07/18/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on c...
00:16, 06/13/2019

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, comp...
01:48, 06/20/2019

Rajasthan On Alert After Suspected Outbreak Of Congo Fever In Jodhpur An alert has been sounded in Rajasthan after two suspected cases of the deadly Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), commonly known as Congo fever,...
17:32, 09/03/2019

| Ebola kills boy aged 7 in DR Congo's South Kivu A child has died from Ebola in DR Congo's South Kivu, health authorities have said, the second person to succumb to the virus since the epidemic sprea...
13:16, 08/20/2019

Ebola vaccine undermined by deep distrust in Congo Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb t...
20:00, 07/24/2019

| DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2 000 - official The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2 000 lives, out of a total of 3 000 recorded cases since August last yea...
01:32, 08/31/2019

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts...
16:32, 07/15/2019

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hun...
01:00, 06/12/2019

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments Medical officials believe they're so close to a cure for Ebola that they've stopped a drug trial to give Congo patients two new treatments, which they...
20:02, 08/13/2019

| Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day Health experts are expressing growing alarm about the number of people sickened with the Ebola virus who are never reaching treatment centres, allowin...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Congo Islamist ADF rebels kill 12 in Ebola area Islamist rebels killed twelve people in two attacks in an area of east Congo that is struggling to contain an Ebola epidemic, local authorities said o...
00:16, 07/24/2019

Congo Official Says 2nd Ebola Victim in Goma Has Died A man became the second confirmed Ebola case in the Congolese city of two million, and an official said there appeared to be no link between the case ...
17:48, 07/31/2019

| DR Congo Ebola clinic in North Kivu attacked Dozens of fighters from an armed group known as Mai-Mai went into the northeastern city of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo and fought with...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not ...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Clashes in Ebola-affected Congo city kill at least nine Heavy fighting between the army and local militiamen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola-stricken city of Butembo killed at least nine peo...
19:16, 05/08/2019

Ebola Cases in Congo Have Hit a Record for Most Reported in a Single Day (BUTEMBO, Congo) — The woman spent more than a week at home sick before family members tried to take her to an Ebola treatment center in eastern...
04:48, 05/01/2019

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emerge...
02:32, 06/15/2019

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 19...
12:32, 06/19/2019

Opinion: Ebola in Congo — incompetence, mistrust and greed A year after the outbreak of Ebola in eastern DRC, the government and aid organizations have still not succeeded in bringing the disease under control...
16:48, 08/01/2019

Congo Ebola death toll to hit 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO Congo's Ebola epidemic is expected to continue spreading though the country's east, where it has killed 1,000 since August and sparked mistrust and fr...
19:48, 05/03/2019

| Rwanda reopens border with Ebola-hit DR Congo: Kinshasa Rwanda reopened its frontier with DR Congo after closing it for eight hours following a new case of Ebola in the Congolese border city of Goma, Kinsha...
00:48, 08/02/2019

Ebola in DR Congo's Goma potential 'game-changer' A first case of Ebola arriving in Goma, Congo's eastern border hub, amounts to a potential "game-changer" warns the World Health Organization. It's ca...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine: government Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vac...
18:00, 08/25/2019

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the wa...
19:00, 07/22/2019

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker i...
00:16, 07/15/2019

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and t...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Attacks on Ebola clinics escalate as outbreak intensifies Attacks by armed militiamen and locals -- who maintain that the virus is a scheme brought in from the outside -- on Ebola clinics have only escalated ...
03:48, 05/10/2019

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Alarms Far and Wide Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments ...
00:16, 06/13/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeG...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Rwanda closes border with DRC over deadly Ebola outbreak Closure follows second Ebola death in densely populated city of Goma, on Rwandan border Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of C...
13:48, 08/01/2019

| Why the DRC Ebola outbreak was declared a global emergency and why it matters In mid-July the World Health Organisation declared the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a public health emergency of internati...
18:48, 08/23/2019

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Is Raising Global Alarms Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments ...
12:16, 08/15/2019

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have...
22:00, 06/14/2019

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments ...
11:16, 06/13/2019

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern", ...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments ...
22:16, 07/17/2019

Rwanda seals Congo border after third Ebola case in Goma Rwandan authorities closed the border with the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma on Thursday for all people other than Congolese citizens leaving Rwand...
13:48, 08/01/2019

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been d...
04:00, 08/14/2019

Congo trial of Ebola treatments switches to focus on two drugs A clinical trial of four potential Ebola treatments in Congo has been narrowed to focus on two of the experimental drugs - Regeneron's REGN-EB3 and a ...
16:37, 08/12/2019

Second Ebola case detected in eastern Congo's main city A second case of Ebola was detected on Tuesday in the eastern Congolese city of Goma, a local health official said, increasing concern the virus could...
22:16, 07/30/2019

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and contain...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of contro...
17:16, 07/22/2019

Congo races to contain Ebola after gold miner contaminates several in Goma Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday, after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the ...
19:48, 08/02/2019

| Third Ebola case detected in DR Congo's Goma - medical source A one-year-old girl has become the third patient to test positive for Ebola in the densely populated DR Congo city of Goma, local officials have said,...
00:48, 08/02/2019

Third ebola case confirmed in East Congo city of Goma The daughter of an Ebola patient in the eastern Congo city of Goma has contracted the virus, making her the third case in the city of one million whic...
06:16, 08/02/2019

Congo Officials Say Second Ebola Case Confirmed in City of Goma Goma is on Congo’s heavily traveled border with Rwanda and has an international airport. For months health officials had feared that an Ebola case wou...
02:16, 07/31/2019

Second Ebola case in Congo's Goma infected several people: government The second case of Ebola recorded in east Congo's main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people befo...
18:16, 08/02/2019

U.N. taking 'intensive' steps to fight Ebola after 2nd case in Congo Health officials say they have discovered another case of Ebola in the eastern Congolese border town of Goma -- a growing crisis that has the attentio...
18:16, 07/31/2019

Congo Ebola response must be elevated to maximum level, UN told Charities call for outbreak to be put on a par with crises in Yemen, Syria and Mozambique as death toll reaches 1,287The UN has been urged by charitie...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun s...
23:48, 05/30/2019

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," the...
22:00, 07/12/2019

Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control t...
23:16, 05/03/2019

First case of Ebola in Congo city of Goma detected: officials The patient was a priest who became infected during a visit to the town of Butembo, 200 km (124 miles) north of Goma, where he interacted with Ebola p...
04:48, 07/15/2019

'Most complex health crisis in history': Congo struggles to contain Ebola Political, security and cultural complications – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome DRC’s deadly out...
07:48, 06/25/2019

Former minister arrested over alleged mismanagement of Congo Ebola funds Oly Ilunga detained in connection with $4.3m allocated for fighting the deadly virusThe former health minister for the Democratic Republic of the Cong...
15:48, 09/16/2019

DR Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an...
09:00, 07/15/2019

AP Photos: Ebola’s life and death struggle in eastern Congo AP Photos: Ebola has created a life and death struggle in Beni, the epicenter of eastern Congo’s outbreak of the disease which has killed more than 1,...
18:48, 07/24/2019

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city With Ebola reaching Congo’s eastern city of Goma, authorities are tracking down bus passengers who rode with a pastor who became the first confirmed c...
21:00, 07/15/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deat...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Ebola appears contained in Goma, but flares in other parts of Congo: WHO Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country, where aid workers are combating insecu...
22:16, 08/23/2019

Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an...
01:48, 07/15/2019

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against t...
08:48, 08/17/2019

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the wa...
23:16, 07/22/2019

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Deemed a Global Health Emergency World Health Organization says outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of them, as it...
20:48, 07/17/2019

| First confirmed Ebola cases in DR Congo's South Kivu province The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fat...
18:16, 08/16/2019

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks in th...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Ebola kills 9-year-old girl as outbreak records 3,000 cases A 9-year-old Congolese girl has died of Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Ministry of Health said Frida...
03:00, 08/31/2019

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has surpassed 2,000 cases and is picking up speed. The number of confirmed cases reache...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Panic and confusion as Rwanda closes border with DRC over Ebola outbreak Conflicting reports on border status as fourth Ebola case confirmed in GomaRwanda’s government briefly closed and then reopened part of a busy land bo...
19:48, 08/01/2019

Ugandan medics facing Ebola outbreak say they lack supplies BWERA, Uganda — The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health ...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Rwanda border with Ebola-hit Congo fully open after slowdowns: minister Rwanda's border with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday, a minister said, hours after Congolese traders had report...
20:16, 08/01/2019

German foreign minister demands Congo step up Ebola fight When it comes to fighting the Ebola outbreak, the German foreign minister had a straightfoward message for DRC President Felix Tshisekedi. Fabian von ...
23:16, 09/05/2019

Conflict, superstition and inadequate funds hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo International aid organizations are warning that the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could worsen in the face of instability, public distrust and a critica...
20:16, 05/17/2019

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an ou...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels on Thursday from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State while repelling an attack in east Congo's Ebola zone,...
15:32, 05/30/2019

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N. Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the bord...
18:16, 07/15/2019

Congo Ebola treatment trial narrowed to two drugs showing promise A clinical trial of four potential Ebola treatments in Democratic Republic of Congo has been narrowed to focus on two experimental drugs after they sh...
17:51, 08/12/2019

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments in Congo trial Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed surviv...
00:00, 08/13/2019

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip o...
16:16, 07/11/2019

WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that...
20:48, 05/07/2019

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic ...
11:16, 05/24/2019

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to str...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola ...
06:16, 08/02/2019

Ebola outbreak: Reporter struggles to ‘keep a distance’ as virus kills his people Djaffar Al Katanty, a camera operator from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has only been able to watch as his hometown has become the epicentre of ...
13:00, 07/04/2019

Trump administration health experts say US not likely to see Ebola outbreak despite spread in Africa Health officials in the Trump administration insist the United States is not at risk of an Ebola outbreak even as the disease continues to spread thro...
04:16, 08/02/2019

Second Worst Ebola Outbreak in History Is Now Killing 66 Percent of People Who Become Infected The current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has infected 1,720 and killed 1,136, giving the viral disease a whopping 66 pe...
20:32, 05/15/2019

Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that ...
23:32, 09/16/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an...
21:32, 05/16/2019

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June bec...
20:32, 06/18/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian healt...
01:32, 05/09/2019

Ebola 'no longer incurable' as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as...
15:01, 08/13/2019

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic ...
13:16, 05/23/2019

Ebola death toll in Congo to pass 1,000, World Health Organization warns Women and children fare worst as efforts to contain outbreak are undermined by health centre attacks and local mistrustThe number of people killed by ...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Ebola fight ongoing amid evidence of ‘several massacres’ in DR Congo’s Ituri province The vital work of tracing people infected with deadly Ebola virus disease in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is progressing, despite...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Islamic State claims deadly attack in east Congo's Ebola zone Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly overnight attack in an area of eastern Congo hit by an Ebola epidemic, although its accou...
22:32, 06/04/2019

| WATCH: WHO stops short of declaring latest Ebola outbreak a global emergency The World Health OrganiSation (WHO) determined for the third time that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not a "publ...
12:32, 06/15/2019

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo records Ebola messages to help US officials fight outbreak Unable to send disease fighters to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history, U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall o...
20:48, 06/24/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Refugee children missing out on school, Ebola in Uganda, Fresh violence in Yemen, 20 years of Timor-Leste independence, Enforced disappearances A recap of Friday's stories: Over half of refugee children missing an education; new Ebola case in Uganda; funding gap in Yemen leaves many at risk; T...
01:01, 08/31/2019

Fourth Ebola case found in Congo city, raising fears of faster spread A fourth case of Ebola has been confirmed in the eastern Congo city of Goma, the government said late on Thursday, as the disease spreads in a city of...
12:48, 08/02/2019

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on t...
22:32, 05/28/2019

UN working ‘intensively’ to stop Ebola in eastern DR Congo, following second case in major border town Senior UN officials tasked with controlling the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have responded to Tuesday’s confirmation of a...
22:48, 07/31/2019

Don’t panic, support DR Congo in fight against deadly Ebola virus, UN health agency urges Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) sai...
19:16, 07/19/2019

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor work...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Repu...
09:00, 07/12/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ...
23:32, 04/30/2019

DR Congo Ebola centre attacks could force retreat against the deadly disease, warns UN health chief Attacks on Ebola treatment centres in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), risk reversing the gains made during the current outbreak in the nor...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that pro...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Attacks on health care facilities, dire security concerns escalating latest Ebola outbreak Continued attacks on Ebola treatment facilities and medical professionals have many fearing the outbreak in the DRC could morph into another global ca...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo;...
18:48, 07/31/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo;...
01:48, 07/31/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fis...
00:48, 05/24/2019

UN chief pays tribute to the courage of DR Congo citizens facing Ebola and insecurity, and the sacrifice of blue helmets On the second day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres saluted the courage of the...
23:32, 09/02/2019

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social ...
22:48, 07/24/2019

DR Congo: efforts to control Ebola epidemic continue, UN food relief agency doubles assistance to affected people With Ebola accelerating in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Friday that it plans to scale up...
18:48, 07/26/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education in Africa, Sudan flash-floods, WHO on Ebola, spike in South Sudan violence, Rwanda, Uganda move to normalize relations A recap of Friday’s stories: Education under fire in Central and Western Africa; Sudan flash-floods wreak havoc; Ebola outbreak spreads, albeit with f...
06:48, 08/24/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Libya mass drownings response: Syria ‘carnage’ denounced, food aid doubled for Ebola-affected in DR Congo Our main stories today: UN leaders call for a return to sea rescues in the Mediterranean, following Libya shipwreck; UN human rights chief denounces i...
22:16, 07/26/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria v...
03:16, 04/29/2019

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “publi...
00:16, 07/18/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according t...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exci...
23:16, 07/17/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency upd...
23:32, 06/20/2019

Woman Dies After Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Atlanta Public health officials have confirmed 12 cases of the disease, including one death. A downtown Atlanta hotel has temporarily closed in the aftermath....
04:16, 08/08/2019

Sixth person dies from listeria outbreak linked to NHS sandwiches Public Health England says latest death was one of nine cases previously confirmedA sixth person has died after eating pre-packaged sandwiches and sal...
01:48, 08/02/2019

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democrat...
15:16, 07/16/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN cl...
09:48, 08/01/2019

Destiny 2 Outbreak Perfected Quest: How to get the Outbreak Perfected Exotic and Catalyst? An old friend from Destiny's Rise of Iron Expansion returns to Destiny 2 Forsaken - but it can be tricky to get. Here's how to complete the Zero Hour ...
10:48, 05/11/2019

New ransomware spreads via SMS While Android ransomware has been declining since 2017, ESET researchers have discovered a new ransomware family that uses victims' contact lists...
04:16, 07/30/2019

Webinar: STIR Spreads Join CME Group’s education expert, David Gibbs, to learn more about short-term interest rate (STIR) spreads and the difference between Eurodollar and ...
03:32, 08/07/2019

Toyota spreads its bets across the transportation spectrum From batteries and self-driving vehicles to lunar rovers and ride-hailing companies, Toyota is on an investment spree, pouring more than $3 billion in...
14:16, 08/01/2019

Gold's Shine Spreads to Other Precious Metals Gold has recovered some of its former shine lately. Silver and platinum have been dull by comparison, but if history is any guide they are likely to r...
15:48, 07/23/2019

New Android ‘sex simulator’ ransomware spreads via SMS messages If you’re using an Android phone, there’s a new family of ransomware attack that leverages SMS to spread, according to new research from Slovakia-base...
14:48, 07/31/2019

Oak Furnitureland spreads roots with stake sale Oak Furnitureland, one of Britain's largest privately owned furniture retailers‎, has drafted in advisers to explore options for funding an expa...
20:48, 06/24/2019

Breast cancer spreads through the body in just two or three waves The evolution of deadly tumours and their migration around the body has been charted in unprecedented detail in ten women with breast cancer for first...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze ...
18:32, 08/18/2019

107-Year-Old "Mother Of Trees" Spreads The Message Of Conservation Saalumarada Thimmakka of Karnataka is a legend. She is 107-years-old and was awarded the Padma Shri earlier this year - an occasion where she reached ...
22:00, 07/02/2019

Manufacturing pain spreads through Asia, more stimulus seen ahead Asian factory activity contracted further in July, fuelling worries that a Sino-U.S. trade war and a slowdown in China could tilt the world toward a g...
08:48, 08/01/2019

Measles spreads to another state, with half of the U.S. now reporting new cases With new reports of measles popping up on a daily basis it was all but inevitable that this day would come, and here we are: Half of all U.S. states h...
16:16, 05/23/2019

U.S. aquariums try to save Florida corals as disease spreads Aquariums around the United States are helping to preserve coral species from the Florida Reef, saving them from a deadly disease that is killing majo...
09:00, 09/13/2019

Pak A Hub Of Terror, Spreads Deceitful Narratives On Kashmir: India At UN Describing Pakistan as the "hub of terrorism", India has strongly hit back at the country for raking up the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council, ...
09:00, 09/13/2019

Tech sell-off spreads to Europe after U.S. antitrust moves European shares fell half a percent on Tuesday as the first signs of U.S. antitrust action against Google and other major technology companies drove p...
12:00, 06/04/2019

More Journalists Are Being Killed, Arrested and Assaulted as Authoritarianism Spreads Myanmar, nudged by the conscience of the world, recently released two Reuters journalists imprisoned for more than 500 days – good news in what ...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Measles nears record in US as the disease spreads in New York The CDC confirmed 71 new cases of measles last week, bringing the total for the year to 626 cases. In 2010, the worst year on record since measles was...
18:16, 04/28/2019

DoorDash spreads beyond North America with Australia launch Meal delivery service DoorDash Inc said it will begin taking orders in the Australian city of Melbourne on Wednesday, its first foray outside North Am...
02:32, 09/04/2019

36 UP Congress Leaders Resign As Election Fallout Spreads As many as 36 office-bearers of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee resigned from their posts on Saturday continuing the spate of resignations in the par...
00:00, 06/30/2019

Boeing May Halt 737 Max Production as Economic Fallout Spreads The aerospace giant experienced a 35 percent drop in sales for the quarter, largely because the troubled jetliner remains grounded after two deadly cr...
14:16, 07/27/2019

Deadly olive tree disease spreads to France Two trees infected with subspecies of Xylella fastidiosa that killed 1m trees in ItalyA deadly disease estimated to have killed a million olive trees ...
22:16, 09/09/2019

Man with rifle and body armour spreads alarm at Walmart in Missouri Man, 20, subdued by off-duty firefighter until police arrivedNo shots fired but shoppers panicked in wake of mass shootingsA 20-year-old man carrying ...
21:00, 08/09/2019

In love with the graph: Neo4j spreads the obsession of a new database one app at a time Lyft's "Amundsen" metadata system is an example of how knowledge graphs are spreading throughout companies with grass-roots projects. It's all part of...
09:16, 09/14/2019

Canadian manhunt for teen murder suspects spreads across country A national manhunt for two teens suspected of murdering three people including an Australian and an American in Northern Canada has the country on edg...
02:48, 07/25/2019

CORRECTED-DoorDash spreads beyond North America with Australia launch Meal delivery service DoorDash Inc said it will begin taking orders in the Australian city of Melbourne on Wednesday, its first foray outside North Am...
06:32, 09/04/2019

A deadly, drug-resistant fungus has swept the globe—here’s how it spreads Enlarge / The director of the German National Reference Centre for Invasive Fungus Infections holding a petri dish of the yeast Candida auris in Janua...
19:16, 06/27/2019

"President Who Spreads Hate": US Sportsman Kneels During National Anthem A member of the US fencing team knelt on the podium during the national anthem and medal ceremony Friday at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, late...
05:16, 08/11/2019

India reimposes some curbs in Kashmir as stone-throwing spreads Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after overnight clashes between resident...
01:01, 08/19/2019

Gran Canaria wildfire spreads, forces thousands of evacuations A fast-moving forest fire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria has forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The government says it...
09:48, 08/19/2019

US briefing: D-day anniversary, Mexico talks and swine fever spreads Thursday’s top story: Trump tests US-European relations as world leaders meet on Normandy beaches. Plus, the Raptors beat the Warriors on their home t...
17:16, 06/06/2019

US measles cases climb to 704 as the disease spreads among unvaccinated people Nearly three-quarters this year's 704 measles cases in the U.S. occurred in unvaccinated people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention s...
17:16, 04/29/2019

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessing...
15:32, 05/15/2019

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain t...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke bi...
12:16, 07/12/2019

Europe sizzles in scorching temperatures as heat wave spreads across continent Europe's scorching heat wave expanded across the continent on Saturday, with people from Britain to the Balkans sweltering under abnormally high tempe...
01:16, 06/30/2019

Ryanair Irish pilots back industrial action as unrest spreads Ryanair's directly employed pilots in Ireland on Friday voted in favor of industrial action unless pay demands are met swiftly, with Spanish pilots a...
23:00, 08/09/2019

Wide spreads and a hunt for higher-rated credits strain CLO equity NEW YORK, Aug 28 (LPC) - US Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) spreads widened for the third straight month amid falling interest rates, global mark...
22:48, 08/28/2019

Government Blames Mamata Banerjee As Doctors' Protest Spreads: 10 Points Scores of doctors across several states have boycotted work for a day to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues in West Bengal. Doctors i...
09:48, 06/14/2019

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever ...
00:32, 06/07/2019

Austrian lawmakers sack Kurz as video sting fallout spreads Austrian lawmakers voted conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's government out of office on Monday, passing a motion of no confidence days afte...
19:16, 05/27/2019

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of ...
17:48, 06/30/2019

Specter of extradition law spreads as Hong Kong bookseller flees to Taiwan A Hong Kong bookseller who was detained by China is seeking refuge in Taiwan, saying his home city will no longer be safe when new laws are enacted al...
21:16, 04/29/2019

Selena Gomez Spreads Love During Surprise Children's Hospital Visit Selena Gomez continues to look good, feel good and do good. The 26-year-old star is using her celebrity-status for a great cause. On Friday, the "Fet...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Vietnam culls 4.7 million pigs as African swine fever spreads Vietnam has culled about 4.7 million pigs to contain an outbreak of African swine fever that has spread to all 63 provinces in the Southeast Asian cou...
17:49, 09/06/2019

Uganda grapples with tourism vs. electricity Plans to build another hydropower dam on the shores of Lake Albert in Murchison Falls National Park have angered many Ugandans who rely on the country...
01:48, 07/13/2019

Germany withholds aid money from Uganda In 2018, the United Nations found that millions of dollars of aid money had been stolen in Uganda. Now Germany has partially stopped its funding in a ...
20:48, 05/24/2019

Uganda: One year of social media tax The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups. And today, even some of the st...
18:48, 07/20/2019

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one o...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus continues to sprea...
12:16, 05/13/2019

Andrew Scheer flips pancakes, spreads election message at Calgary stampede Andrew Scheer spent his day glad-handing and flipping pancakes in the only two Calgary ridings the Conservatives lost in the 2015 election. They were ...
21:48, 07/06/2019

Facebook: Nick Clegg rejects calls to break up company as idea spreads Kamala Harris is latest convert among Democratic presidential candidates while Cory Booker expresses cautionFacebook head of global affairs Nick Clegg...
22:48, 05/12/2019

Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Nissan's abrupt CEO exit complicates turnaround efforts as corruption scandal spreads Suddenly, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa — who ordered the investigation into his former mentor — finds himself in the spotlight and standing accused of po...
15:32, 09/10/2019

| Russia to help Uganda develop nuclear energy Russia and Uganda have agreed to work together in the field of nuclear energy, the Russian nuclear agency Rosatom says, as Moscow seeks to strengthen ...
09:00, 09/19/2019

Controversy hangs over revival of Uganda Airlines Two decades after its sudden collapse, Uganda has resurrected its national carrier. Some Ugandans are optimistic about the airline's revival, but can ...
20:16, 05/12/2019

Uganda Airlines relaunches nearly 20 years after it vanished After a delay to flights that lasted nearly 20 years, Uganda Airlines has once again taken to the skies above Africa, restoring its status as the coun...
21:32, 08/27/2019

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, while...
02:16, 06/23/2019

Uganda 0-1 Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – as it happened Sadio Mané sets up quarter-final meeting with Benin 9.55pm BST Sadio Mané’s first-half goal is enough to send Senegal into a quarter-final meeting wit...
05:50, 07/06/2019

| Rwanda blocking pilgrims from commemoration, says Uganda Rwandan troops blocked about 200 of their citizens from crossing into Uganda to attend a Christian pilgrimage, a Ugandan government official says, ami...
23:48, 06/03/2019

Uganda 0-2 Egypt: African Cup of Nations – as it happened Salah and Elmohamady score to send the hosts throughUganda join hosts in next stages by finishing second in groupDR Congo clinch third with big win ov...
23:48, 06/30/2019

Fake News Spreads Unabated on Social Media After Polls, Claims Fact Checker Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Jan...
12:00, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company...
02:32, 07/13/2019

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management ro...
17:00, 05/17/2019

| Wall collapses killing six street children in Uganda Six street children who were sleeping in a storm drain next to an elite school in the Ugandan capital have been killed after a wall fell on them, poli...
19:48, 06/24/2019

Five dead, dozens feared missing after landslides in Uganda Landslides after heavy rains in eastern Uganda have killed at least five people and dozens more are missing, the country's Red Cross said on Wednesday...
00:32, 06/06/2019

‘There’s No Place to Run.’ American Tourist Describes Kidnapping in Uganda A California woman who was kidnapped and held captive for almost five days while on safari in Uganda is speaking out about her experience for the firs...
21:48, 04/28/2019

Uganda jails hundreds of men for sex offences against women and girls Campaigners applaud move to curb gender-based violence after courts hold special sessions to clear backlog of casesHundreds of men in Uganda have been...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Uganda's Bobi Wine charged with 'annoying' the president The 37-year-old opposition figure was charged while in court to face a separate treason charge. Bobi Wine says he wants to challenge longtime Presiden...
04:00, 08/07/2019

| Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers move...
18:32, 05/15/2019

Uganda to start new vehicle production by June 2022 Uganda is aiming to start assembling new vehicles by June 2022, with an initial production capacity of 5,000 units per year, a top official of the sta...
21:16, 07/29/2019

Rights activists criticize Uganda for academic's conviction Rights activists on Friday accused the Ugandan government of using electronic communications laws to stifle dissent, after a prominent academic was co...
14:48, 08/02/2019

Gorillas weren’t missed: an alternative safari in Uganda Wildlife in Uganda usually means mountain gorillas but a simpler, lower-cost tour offers a wealth of other primates, tropical birds and jungle adventu...
13:32, 05/12/2019

Uganda targets journalists on World Press Freedom Day ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — As World Press Freedom Day is celebrated, television and radio stations in Uganda are being targeted over coverage of an ...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Uganda part company with Desabre after Cup of Nations exit "Uganda have parted company with coach Sebastien Desabre despite performing above expectations at the Africa Cup of Nations where they reached the las...
13:00, 07/07/2019

U.S. hits North Korea, Uganda in new rounds of sanctions The Trump administration set out two new rounds of sanctions Friday -- one against North Korean hackers for targeting money, infrastructure and global...
07:48, 09/14/2019

Uganda: Bobi Wine threatens Museveni's three decades rule Ugandan singer turned politician Bobi Wine has been detained on charges arising from a demonstration in 2018. Wine is increasingly becoming the voice ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Uganda rejects planned power plant at Murchison Falls Uganda said on Wednesday that due to the importance of its famed Murchison Falls as a lucrative tourism attraction it had rejected a hydropower projec...
13:48, 08/28/2019

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino re...
15:00, 06/12/2019

At least 10 dead after fuel truck collision in western Uganda: police At least 10 people were killed when a fuel truck exploded in flames after losing control and ramming into three cars in western Uganda on Sunday, poli...
08:16, 08/19/2019

Desabre leaves post as Uganda coach by mutual consent Sebastien Desabre leaves his post as Uganda coach by mutual consent after the team's Africa Cup of Nations exit, the country's football federation ann...
15:00, 07/07/2019

Coffee helps protect Uganda's endangered mountain gorillas Poor communities in Bwindi national park have long depended on what the forest can provide. But with gorillas under threat, coffee now offers a more s...
04:48, 09/05/2019

Deontay Wilder promotes upcoming bout by talking about opponent's death in the ring: 'If he dies, he dies' Boxing star Deontay Wilder took the promotion for his upcoming WBC Heavyweight Title defense against Dominic Breazeale to a different level Wednesday....
13:48, 05/16/2019

Lawsuit: U.S. woman posed as a doctor at clinic in Uganda where children died A U.S. woman has been accused of running an unlicensed medical clinic in Uganda where she allegedly posed as a doctor, leading to the deaths of hundre...
18:48, 06/27/2019

New Jersey pastor passing off bleach as ‘miracle cure’ in Uganda: report A New Jersey pastor has been doling out a “miracle cure” for various diseases to thousands of people in Uganda — but the holy elixir...
06:48, 05/23/2019

Uganda's cash-strapped cops spend $126 million on CCTV from Huawei A forest of slender white poles topped with dark, unblinking eyes is quietly sprouting on the rubbish-strewn, potholed street corners of the Ugandan c...
18:48, 08/15/2019

Relaunched Uganda Airlines hopes to win slice of East African travel Uganda on Tuesday relaunched its national carrier, Uganda Airlines, hoping to take a slice of the East African aviation business that is dominated by ...
16:00, 08/27/2019

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee i...
20:16, 08/14/2019

| Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact aimed at ending standoff The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, pol...
18:48, 08/23/2019

England make winning start to Netball World Cup with victory over Uganda Sixteen months after their dramatic win over Australia sent the profile of English netball soaring to new heights, Tracey Neville's squad made a winni...
01:48, 07/13/2019

Campaign groups accuse Total of breaching French corporate duty law in Uganda French and Ugandan campaign groups including Friends of the Earth have filed a legal notification with Total, claiming it has failed to address the hu...
21:32, 06/25/2019

Bing Maps team contributes Uganda and Tanzania building datasets to OpenStreetMap The Bing Maps team will contribute building corpora for Uganda and Tanzania to OpenStreetMap, as a part of Microsoft's AI for Humanitarian Action plan...
13:04, 09/20/2019

Bing Maps team contributes Uganda and Tanzania building data sets to OpenStreetMap The Bing Maps team will contribute building corpora for Uganda and Tanzania to OpenStreetMap, as a part of Microsoft's AI for Humanitarian Action plan...
16:33, 09/21/2019

No White Saviors: Woman Accused of Letting African Babies Die at Fake Medical Facility in Uganda A white American missionary has been accused of posing as a doctor and running a fake medical facility in Africa where she cared for hundreds of child...
20:16, 06/25/2019

What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 839 cases of measles in 23 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared...
16:48, 05/13/2019

What to know about the nationwide hepatitis A outbreak Hepatitis A outbreaks are spreading across the country, from California to Kentucky. The virus has sickened more than 23,600 people and killed more th...
19:33, 08/13/2019

Factbox: What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 695 cases of measles in 22 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared...
14:48, 04/29/2019

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, ...
18:00, 06/18/2019

At least 50 dead in Congo train accident At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's minister of hu...
20:00, 09/13/2019

| 50 dead after train derails in DR Congo At least 50 stowaways were killed when a freight train derailed in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the latest rail tragedy to strike the va...
20:48, 09/12/2019

At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN. ...
20:16, 07/01/2019

India: More than 100 dead from encephalitis outbreak Indian officials said Tuesday that encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain commonly caused by a viral infection, has killed more than 100 people in...
13:48, 06/18/2019

CDC: Salmonella outbreak linked to dog treats Federal health officials are warning about a salmonella outbreak that has been linked to popular dog treats. According to the Centers for Disease Cont...
23:48, 07/04/2019

Everything you need to know about the hospital food listeria outbreak Two more people are reported to have died after eating contaminated sandwiches at a UK hospital. Here’s everything you need to know about the listeria...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Cochise County addressing Hep A outbreak GettyImages Cochise County health officials are offering walk-in clinics to prevent the spread of Hepatitis A. Cochise Health & Social Services data s...
14:48, 05/22/2019

Used Needles Likely Cause Of HIV Outbreak Among Children In Pakistan Health authorities here are scrambling to control an HIV outbreak in the country's south after the virus was diagnosed in about 700 people, most of th...
05:48, 06/07/2019

More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — An encephalitis outbreak has killed more than 100 children in India’s eastern state of Bihar. Authorities say 106 children h...
14:32, 06/18/2019

| DR Congo authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions DR Congo authorities have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between supporters of President Felix Tshisek...
13:16, 07/22/2019

Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 41 in Congo At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provinc...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Rwanda says its border with Congo remains open Rwanda's health minister said the border with Democratic Republic of the Congo remained open on Thursday, appearing to contradict an earlier statement...
06:16, 08/02/2019

Son of Congo-Brazzaville president accused of siphoning off $50m Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso allegedly used money-laundering scheme spanning six European countriesThe son of Congo-Brazzaville’s president has misap...
14:48, 08/07/2019

| Kidnapped SA mine worker released in DR Congo A South African mine worker kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been freed more than a month after he was snatched by an armed group in ...
15:48, 09/06/2019

At least 36 killed in collapse at Glencore mine in Congo At least 36 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provinc...
18:00, 06/27/2019

DR Congo stay in Cup of Nations contention after comprehensive win "Cedric Bakambu scored twice for the Democratic Republic of Congo in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Zimbabwe on Sunday that offers them the strong possi...
04:16, 07/01/2019

| 16 militia killed in northeast DR Congo: army Sixteen militiamen have been killed in northeastern DR Congo, the military said on Tuesday, an area where ethnic violence has left at least 160 dead a...
09:16, 06/26/2019

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson says...
16:48, 07/30/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit co...
09:48, 05/23/2019

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January's inauguration of ...
02:48, 06/14/2019

DR Congo names new government after 7-month delay Most members of the new executive have been drawn from former president Joseph Kabila's Common Front for Congo. DRC will now have a female vice prime ...
10:32, 08/26/2019

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 peopl...
13:48, 06/18/2019

Mokele-mbembe: The Monster of the Congo River Mokèlé-mbèmbé is the name given to a creature believed to inhabit the upper reaches of the Congo River basin, i.e. Congo, Zambia, and Cameroon, as wel...
23:32, 09/18/2019

| Congo minister sacked after row with opposition leader Congo-Brazzaville's president Denis Sassou Nguesso has sacked his women's minister after a row over a recording in which she questioned the integrity ...
09:00, 09/19/2019

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. Sa...
21:48, 05/24/2019

Outbreak of hepatitis A reported in Cochise County COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – Cochise County Health Department has issued a county-wide hepatitis A alert after the county received five confirmed cas...
08:32, 05/09/2019

Russia reports ASF outbreak near its border with China An outbreak African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected at a small farm in Russia's Primorsk region near its border with China, Russia's agriculture ...
17:32, 08/05/2019

5 die in UK listeria outbreak linked to hospital food LONDON (AP) — The British government has ordered a review of hospital food after five patients died in a listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches and sa...
14:48, 06/15/2019

New York City declares measles outbreak over New York City health officials and Mayor Bill de Blasio declared the city's largest measles outbreak in 30 years over Tuesday, after hundreds of diagn...
01:32, 09/04/2019

One dead, over 100 ill in Spain's biggest listeriosis outbreak A 90-year-old Spanish woman died on Tuesday, 56 people have been hospitalized and dozens more taken ill in what is believed to be the biggest outbreak...
18:32, 08/20/2019

‘Unprecedented’ 100,000 people hit by measles outbreak across Europe Measles is spreading at a terrifying rate across Europe with more than 100,000 people hit by the outbreak in the last year. Authorities are being urge...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh province...
00:48, 05/29/2019

Philippines declares new polio outbreak after 19 years Authorities have confirmed at least one case of polio in a 3-year-old girl in southern Lanao del Sur province and detected the polio virus in sewage i...
22:16, 09/19/2019

More patients diagnosed amid Legionnaires’ outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio say 10 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recently...
01:00, 06/05/2019

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community i...
04:16, 05/25/2019

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the ...
19:16, 05/28/2019

Bison burgers linked to E. coli outbreak The CDC have linked a recent E. coli outbreak to infected bison meat that has affected 21 people. The manufacturers have recalled the offending produc...
11:48, 07/19/2019

CDC: Almost 900 migrants were exposed to mumps outbreak while in detention NBC NEWS – Almost 900 migrants were exposed to mumps while in immigration custody in the first such reported outbreak of the contagious viral di...
09:00, 08/31/2019

Aldi recalls flour after e.coli outbreak Aldi and Archer Daniels Midland on Saturday issued a joint recall for the Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour sold at grocery stores in 11 states after 17...
03:32, 05/26/2019

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York U.S. health authorities recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the latest week, mostly in New York state, bringing the nationwide total to 839 cases ...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Tuberculosis outbreak at German school infects over 100 An unusually high number of students and teachers at a school in southwestern Germany have been infected with tuberculosis. Health officials are scour...
09:16, 08/02/2019

4 Your Health: Measles outbreak continues to grow in U.S. (NBC News)- The measles outbreak in the United States continues to grow. As of last Thursday, the number of cases reached 1,241, according to the Cen...
10:48, 09/10/2019

Three dead, hundreds ill in Spain listeria outbreak: WHO Three people have died and at least 222 have been infected in Spain's largest ever outbreak of listeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on M...
14:48, 09/16/2019

Outbreak of Legionnaire’s blamed on hot water system GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at a newly opened hospital outside Columbus has been traced to its hot water system...
01:00, 06/14/2019

‘It’s only a matter of time’ before homeless leprosy outbreak: NYU doc Homeless conditions are so dire, diseases associated with the Middle Ages could soon re-emerge, according to a new report. Dr. Marc Siegel of NYU Lang...
21:16, 09/09/2019

More Than 400 Infected As HIV Outbreak Sparks Panic In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly in...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Honduras is on alert after a dengue fever outbreak Dozens of people have died in a recent outbreak of dengue fever in Honduras. Estimates say more than 28,000 are sick.       ...
15:32, 07/25/2019

Indian Peacekeeper Died Trying To Save Colleague In Congo: UN Indian peacekeeper, Lt Col Gaurav Solanki, died in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) while trying to rescue a colleague in Lake Kivu, according t...
09:16, 09/14/2019

| Madagascar edge DR Congo on penalties to keep dream run alive Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar kept their remarkable run going with a penalty shootout victory over the DR Congo to secure a place in the ...
03:32, 07/08/2019

ISIS makes inroads with militant groups in Congo The caliphate may be gone in Iraq and Syria but ISIS is rebranding and finding new places to terrorize, this time in the Democratic Republic of the Co...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Egypt 2-0 DR Congo: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Elmohamady and Salah send hosts through to last 16 11.29pm BST Mohamed Salah scored his first goal of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations to help hosts ...
04:32, 06/27/2019

Survivors recall horror of Congo ethnic attacks Machete-wielding attackers descended on Esther Nzale's village in northeastern Congo eight days ago around noon, setting houses on fire and hacking to...
00:00, 06/19/2019

International court convicts Congo's Ntaganda of war crimes International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted former Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda for atrocities including murder, rape and cons...
18:48, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 3-Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provinc...
20:16, 06/27/2019

Congo: At least 30 dead, dozens missing in boat accident At least 30 people have died and around 200 more are missing after a boat sank on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ferry accidents are comm...
04:32, 05/27/2019

At least 50 dead in train derailment in the Democratic Republic of Congo At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's minister of hu...
01:48, 09/13/2019

| DR Congo unveils new government after months-long delay Nearly eight months after former opposition chief Felix Tshisekedi was elected president, the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday unveiled a coalit...
00:00, 08/27/2019

Indigenous Congo foragers learn early to use the sun for orientation According to a new study, the Mbendjele BaYaka people of the Republic of Congo are quite adept at using the sun to orient themselves in the Congo's de...
00:32, 07/25/2019

30 dead, more than 150 missing after boat sinks on Congo lake Thirty people are dead, and dozens of passengers are missing after a boat carrying more than 350 passengers capsized on a lake in the Democratic Repub...
15:16, 05/27/2019

DR Congo says Hutu militia commander shot dead The Democratic Republic of Congo's military says it has shot dead Rwandan Hutu rebel leader Sylvestre Mudacumura. The International Criminal Court had...
17:32, 09/18/2019

Three suspects in U.N. experts' killing escape jail in Congo Three suspects in the killing of two U.N. investigators in Democratic Republic of Congo escaped from prison overnight, a defense lawyer in the case sa...
14:32, 05/07/2019

ISIS Claims First Attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo Islamic State propagandists said the group was responsible for an assault that left eight Congolese soldiers dead. It was the group’s first Congo atta...
23:16, 04/28/2019

UK charity rebuffs ties to Republic of Congo leader A new report has investigated the UK-registered Brazzaville Foundation and raised questions over its role in the oil-rich Republic of Congo, especiall...
05:48, 05/16/2019

DR Congo: Dozens feared dead in boat accident A boat carrying passengers and cargo has capsized in the Congo river near Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa. The case is currently unde...
16:32, 09/15/2019

ISIS, After Laying Groundwork, Gains Toehold in Congo A recent assault on a military barracks was the first Congo attack claimed by the terror group. But there were earlier signs of an ISIS franchise in t...
23:16, 04/28/2019

30 dead, 200 missing after boat sinking on Congo lake KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mbo...
23:00, 05/26/2019

Congo recaptures one of two fugitive suspects in U.N. experts' killings Congolese authorities on Wednesday recaptured one of two escaped prisoners who were on trial for the killing of two U.N. investigators, while the seco...
21:32, 05/08/2019

Funeral for Congo's Etienne Tshisekedi, president's father A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African c...
19:48, 06/01/2019

Tucsonan dies in ATV rollover, brother dies in rollover searching for him ECKELSON, N.D. (AP) – A North Dakota man has died in an ATV crash while searching for his brother, who was killed in a similar crash about 10 mi...
12:02, 09/09/2019

An entire New Jersey jail has been quarantined due to mumps outbreak If you end up in a county jail, chances are you’re not having the greatest of days to begin with. Inmates who found themselves behind the bars o...
02:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. records no new measles cases for first week since outbreak began Health officials recorded no new cases of measles in the United States last week, marking the first week without new cases of the disease since the st...
18:16, 09/16/2019

U.S. measles outbreak soars to 839, with 75 new cases according to latest CDC report The number of measles cases reported in the U.S. has risen to 839, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s up f...
19:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults Adults in the United States who were vaccinated against measles decades ago may need a new dose depending on when they received the shot and their exp...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Chinese official: Pig fever outbreak ‘complicated and grim’ An official says the death toll from a disease that struck China’s pig herds has risen to 1.2 million and the government is stepping up efforts to con...
07:32, 07/04/2019

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, joins California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptio...
01:16, 06/14/2019

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak May Have Sickened Dozens in Atlanta The state said 11 people had contracted the disease and 55 more cases were “probable.” A Sheraton hotel linked to the outbreak has voluntarily closed ...
19:16, 07/30/2019

U.S. doctors use medical records to fight measles outbreak U.S. doctors are tapping into their electronic medical records to identify unvaccinated patients and potentially infected individuals to help contain ...
17:16, 05/05/2019

Bangladesh struggles with worst outbreak of dengue fever Bangladesh is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever, with hospitals packed with patients as the disease spreads rapidly in the densely-pop...
06:16, 08/02/2019

Maine becomes 25th U.S. state caught up in measles outbreak Medical authorities in Maine on Wednesday confirmed the state's first measles infection in two years, making it the 25th state to report cases of the ...
15:16, 05/22/2019

Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to he...
01:48, 06/08/2019