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# ebola - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

WHO to investigate sexual abuse allegations in Democratic Republic of Congo

The allegations were linked to WHO efforts to tackle Ebola in the country.

# ebola - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo after being closed for hours amid latest Ebola outbreak

A third case has been detected in the border city of Goma, home to 2 million people.

# ebola - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

WHO says Congo Ebola outbreak 'health emergency' of international concern

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said it “welcomed” the decision.

# ebola - Friday 14 June, 2019

Ebola: WHO decides DRC outbreak is not a 'global' health emergency

The current Ebola crisis has recorded more than 2,000 cases.

# ebola - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda as outbreak crosses the border

The fatalities have prompted World Health Organization officials to prepare an emergency meeting.

# ebola - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Dublin man leading Concern team as they tackle major Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

The latest outbreak has so far infected 840 people and killed 537 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

# ebola - Friday 4 January, 2019

Man admitted to hospital in Sweden with suspected Ebola found not to have disease

The man had recently returned from a trip in Burundi.

# ebola - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Fears raised after Ebola reemerges in woman one year after all-clear

Her husband and sons may have been infected with the virus as a result.

# ebola - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Ebola vaccines arrive in Congo as disease spreads

The number of reported cases is 42, including two confirmed.

# ebola - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

New outbreak of Ebola kills 17 in northwest DR Congo

Ebola is one of the world’s most notorious diseases, being both highly infectious and extremely lethal.

# ebola - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Nigeria struggles to contain spread of Lassa fever after 110 deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 353 Lassa cases since 1 January.

# ebola - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Most people who caught Ebola got it from 'superspreaders'

If superspreading had been completely under control about two-thirds of Ebola cases could have been avoided.

# ebola - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Nurse who survived Ebola cleared of lying to doctors

Pauline Cafferkey became infected with the deadly virus while working in Sierra Leone in December 2014, but returned home unaware of her illness.

# ebola - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Ebola survivors play football, skiing crash and wrestling: The best sports photos of 2015

All of these images were recognised by the World Press Photo Contest.

# ebola - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over

Forty-two days have passed since the last person with Ebola tested negative for the virus.

# ebola - Friday 13 November, 2015

This beautiful shot is our image of the day

Nubia is MSF’s last-known Ebola patient in Conakry, Guinea.

# ebola - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Something bizarre is happening to Ebola survivors that doctors are struggling to explain

Saying that a patient is “cured” of the virus doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s been completely eradicated from the body.

# ebola - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

The British nurse who fought off Ebola last year is now 'critically ill' again

Pauline Cafferkey’s condition deteriorated further today, her hospital said in a statement.

# ebola - Friday 9 October, 2015

A UK nurse given the all-clear from Ebola last year is now in a 'serious condition'

Pauline Cafferkey was airlifted from Glasgow to London after a “complication” from the virus.

# ebola - Friday 31 July, 2015

"This is big news": 100% success for Ebola vaccine trial

The vaccine provided 100% protection in a Guinea field trial.

# ebola - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Scientists are on the cusp of these 11 discoveries that will transform the world

Many of the devices that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.

# ebola - Saturday 27 June, 2015

'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010'

And there’s been a 190% increase in the disease in Haiti this year.

# ebola - Friday 22 May, 2015

Safe and well: Defence Forces medics return home from Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone experienced a spike in new cases last week. A replacement Irish team has already been sent out.

# ebola - Friday 20 March, 2015

Emails reveal WHO intentionally delayed declaring Ebola emergency

In public comments, WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan has repeatedly said the epidemic caught the world by surprise.

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s FRIDAY. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your morning.

# ebola - Monday 9 March, 2015

The faces of Ebola: The survivors, orphans and workers the disease left behind

The outbreak is not yet over, doctors have warned.

# ebola - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Thousands raised for arrested Sierra Leone athlete living rough in London

Jimmy Thoronka vanished after competing in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last summer.

# ebola - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Baby Mamanie lost her parents and grandparents. But she's considered "lucky"

GOAL brings us the story of one survivor of the deadly virus.

# ebola - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Opinion: 'The outbreak has brought an unmatched level of fear and panic'

The Ebola response appears to finally be working. But Sierra Leone has never faced an enemy like this before – the crisis has been devastating.

# ebola - Friday 16 January, 2015

WATCH: The aftermath of a teenager's Ebola death

A suspicion of vaccines and stigma around Ebola can have devastating affects.

# ebola - Monday 12 January, 2015

After a fortnight in isolation, good news for UK Ebola patient

The Scottish native had been critically ill after contracting the virus.

# ebola - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Irish Defence Forces to assist with Ebola crisis in West Africa

Five members of the medical team are expected to arrive in Sierra Leone on January 15.

# ebola - Monday 5 January, 2015

UK nurse with Ebola has "stabilised" but is still critical

She is in hospital in London.

# ebola - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Ebola-infected UK nurse still in a critical condition

Her condition deteriorated, and the hospital has not said she is getting any better.

# ebola - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Condition of UK Ebola patient has deteriorated to "critical"

A second person is now being tested for Ebola as a “precautionary measure” in Swindon.

Ireland to fund ambulances and burials for Sierra Leone's 7,000+ Ebola victims

The Government is set to give an additional €778,000 towards combating the Ebola outbreak.

# ebola - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Second suspected Scottish Ebola patient has tested negative

Pauline Cafferkey, from Glasgow, is being treated in London.

# ebola - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here is why Katie Hopkins' comments on Ebola have left the internet fuming Controversial

Here is why Katie Hopkins' comments on Ebola have left the internet fuming

She’s at it again.

The 10 most read stories on this year

John Gilligan, child rescue alerts, and the local elections – these are the stories you read this year.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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