World Nov 8, 2018

U.N. vows to tackle Congo rebels, contain Ebola

The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations vowed Wednesday to do more with Congo's government to help improve security in the country's east, where frequent attacks by rebels are undermining efforts to contain an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 150 people. Jean-Pierre Lacroix ...

World / Science & Health Oct 14, 2018

Congo identifies 'second wave' of Ebola in east

A second wave of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in eastern Congo, where an initial outbreak has already killed 125 people, a minister said Saturday. The latest wave is centered in Beni, a town in North Kivu near the border with Uganda, said Health ...

World Oct 13, 2018

First U.N. employee tests positive for Ebola in eastern Congo

A plumber working for the United Nations' peacekeeping mission in eastern Congo has tested positive for Ebola, the health ministry said on Friday, the first case of a U.N. worker contracting the disease during the current outbreak. The plumber is believed to have contracted the ...