The Ebola virus lives even after it kills its victims. Learn about the mysterious disease that many worry will eventually escape Africa.
The Ebola virus lives even after its victims die. That's just one harrowing fact about a mysterious disease that many worry will eventually escape Africa.
ATLANTA (AP) — As the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history rages in Congo, a doctor who survived the deadly disease five years ago worries that people aren't paying enough attention.
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Researchers in Uganda have launched the largest-ever trial of the experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo now enters its second year. Containing it just became more challenging with the first direct transmission of the virus in the city of Goma, which has more than 2 million residents and sits on a busy border with Rwanda. More than 1,800 people have been killed since this outbreak was declared on Aug. 1, 2018. Here's a timeline of key events in what has been declared a rare global health emergency.
BENI, Congo (AP) — They made their way through the thick forest like astronauts carrying a fallen comrade. Their booted steps were slow and deliberate as if they walked on the moon. A few men waited by a freshly dug grave, checking their smartphones. Without ceremony, the body of Mussa Kathembo was lowered into the ground.
BENI, Congo (AP) — Two-month-old Lahya Kathembo became an orphan in a day. Her mother succumbed to Ebola on a Saturday morning. By sunset her father was dead, too.
Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb the outbreak.
Here's a look at Ebola and the unprecedented challenges health workers face in trying to contain what the World Health Organization chief has …
Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo t…