Congo city to begin Ebola vaccinations Monday

World / Science & Health May 21, 2018

Congo city to begin Ebola vaccinations Monday

Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said. Jessica Ilunga said 4,000 doses of vaccine were shipped on Saturday to Mbandaka, which ...

New Ebola outbreak kills at least 17 in Congo

World / Science & Health May 11, 2018

New Ebola outbreak kills at least 17 in Congo

At least 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an outbreak of Ebola, the health ministry said on Tuesday. It is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the central African nation, ...