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#EBOLA

# ebola - Tuesday 20 September, 2022

Uganda declares first Ebola death since 2019
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# EBOLA

Uganda declares first Ebola death since 2019

Sep 20th 2022, 1:16 PM 5,355 Views 0 Comments

Uganda has experienced several Ebola outbreaks in the past, most recently in 2019 when at least five died.

# ebola - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

WHO chief apologises for sex abuse by staff in Democratic Republic of Congo
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# EBOLA

WHO chief apologises for sex abuse by staff in Democratic Republic of Congo

Sep 28th 2021, 4:22 PM 7,881 Views 4 Comments

The abuses were committed by the UN agency’s staff who were in the country to fight an Ebola outbreak from 2018 to 2020.

# ebola - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

First case of Ebola-like Marburg disease recorded in West Africa
# Guinea
# Guinea

First case of Ebola-like Marburg disease recorded in West Africa

Aug 10th 2021, 1:12 PM 22,993 Views 34 Comments

The virus is carried by bats and has a fatality rate of up to 88%.

# ebola - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Guinea health chief calls Ebola outbreak an epidemic as seven cases are confirmed
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# EBOLA

Guinea health chief calls Ebola outbreak an epidemic as seven cases are confirmed

Feb 14th 2021, 3:48 PM 27,547 Views 27 Comments

The cases mark the first known resurgence of Ebola in West Africa since a 2013-2016 epidemic.

# ebola - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Democratic Republic of Congo announced resurgence of Ebola, three months after the end of previous outbreak
# Ebola Outbreak
# Ebola Outbreak

Democratic Republic of Congo announced resurgence of Ebola, three months after the end of previous outbreak

Feb 7th 2021, 8:15 PM 35,581 Views 46 Comments

The 11th outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo ended on 18 November 2020.

# ebola - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

DR Congo announces end of latest Ebola epidemic, after 55 people killed in past five months
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# EBOLA

DR Congo announces end of latest Ebola epidemic, after 55 people killed in past five months

Nov 18th 2020, 9:10 AM 16,763 Views 13 Comments

The wide use of vaccinations helped curb the disease, the WHO said.

# ebola - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

WHO to investigate sexual abuse allegations in Democratic Republic of Congo
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# EBOLA

WHO to investigate sexual abuse allegations in Democratic Republic of Congo

Sep 30th 2020, 7:59 AM 16,089 Views 2 Comments

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
# Precautions
# Precautions

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

Updated Aug 1st 2019, 8:42 PM 11,465 Views 5 Comments

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
# Health Emergency
# Health Emergency

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

Jul 17th 2019, 8:10 PM 11,648 Views 15 Comments

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
# Epidemic
# Epidemic

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

Updated Jun 14th 2019, 8:44 PM 19,947 Views 34 Comments

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
# East Africa
# East Africa

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda as outbreak crosses the border

Updated Jun 13th 2019, 10:13 PM 17,642 Views 37 Comments

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
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# EBOLA

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

Feb 24th 2019, 8:00 AM 13,526 Views 15 Comments

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
# All Clear
# All Clear

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

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 9:25 PM 20,682 Views 25 Comments

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
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

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

Jul 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 30,508 Views 10 Comments

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
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Ebola vaccines arrive in Congo as disease spreads

May 17th 2018, 8:48 AM 6,115 Views 10 Comments

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
# Viral Disease
# Viral Disease

New outbreak of Ebola kills 17 in northwest DR Congo

May 8th 2018, 9:27 PM 10,182 Views 3 Comments

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
# Ebola's Cousin
# Ebola's Cousin

Nigeria struggles to contain spread of Lassa fever after 110 deaths

Mar 13th 2018, 8:28 AM 12,004 Views 14 Comments

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'
# Superspreaders
# Superspreaders

Most people who caught Ebola got it from 'superspreaders'

Feb 14th 2017, 2:28 PM 14,489 Views 15 Comments

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
# Pauline Cafferkey

Nurse who survived Ebola cleared of lying to doctors

Sep 14th 2016, 3:53 PM 16,567 Views 12 Comments

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
# Photo Journalism
# Photo Journalism

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

Feb 21st 2016, 6:08 PM 14,618 Views 0 Comments

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
# Virus
# Virus

Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over

Dec 29th 2015, 10:46 AM 5,059 Views 5 Comments

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
# Baby Nubia
# Baby Nubia

This beautiful shot is our image of the day

Nov 13th 2015, 3:45 PM 26,237 Views 16 Comments

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
# Mystery
# Mystery

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

Oct 17th 2015, 8:00 PM 61,711 Views 47 Comments

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
# Pauline Cafferkey

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

Oct 14th 2015, 2:20 PM 18,377 Views 64 Comments

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'
# Virus Return
# Virus Return

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

Oct 9th 2015, 3:00 PM 30,359 Views 32 Comments

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
# Major Breakthrough
# Major Breakthrough

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

Jul 31st 2015, 3:50 PM 11,210 Views 59 Comments

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
# Future
# Future

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

Jul 19th 2015, 5:30 PM 41,001 Views 49 Comments

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'
# Haiti
# Haiti

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

Jun 27th 2015, 10:30 AM 5,964 Views 5 Comments

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
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# Home Safe

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

May 22nd 2015, 3:40 PM 11,409 Views 11 Comments

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
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Emails reveal WHO intentionally delayed declaring Ebola emergency

Mar 20th 2015, 10:45 AM 6,885 Views 10 Comments

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

# ebola - Monday 9 March, 2015

The faces of Ebola: The survivors, orphans and workers the disease left behind
# One Year On
# One Year On

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

Mar 9th 2015, 7:45 AM 12,060 Views 5 Comments

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
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# Support

Thousands raised for arrested Sierra Leone athlete living rough in London

Mar 7th 2015, 12:43 PM 19,911 Views 19 Comments

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

Feb 7th 2015, 4:30 PM 9,907 Views 2 Comments

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'
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# EBOLA

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

Feb 4th 2015, 8:00 PM 39 Views 4 Comments

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
# World Vision
# World Vision

WATCH: The aftermath of a teenager's Ebola death

Jan 16th 2015, 12:00 PM 14,147 Views 40 Comments

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
# Pauline Cafferkey
# Pauline Cafferkey

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

Jan 12th 2015, 5:45 PM 10,460 Views 12 Comments

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
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# International Effort

Irish Defence Forces to assist with Ebola crisis in West Africa

Jan 6th 2015, 1:24 PM 7,106 Views 33 Comments

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
# Pauline Cafferkey
# Pauline Cafferkey

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

Jan 5th 2015, 7:05 PM 7,956 Views 3 Comments

She is in hospital in London.

# ebola - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Ebola-infected UK nurse still in a critical condition
# Pauline Cafferkey
# Pauline Cafferkey

Ebola-infected UK nurse still in a critical condition

Jan 4th 2015, 9:06 PM 26,249 Views 11 Comments

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

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