Congo Ebola center attacked and set aflame

World Feb 28, 2019

Congo Ebola center attacked and set aflame

Armed assailants attacked an Ebola treatment center in eastern Congo on Wednesday, setting off a fire and becoming embroiled in an extended gunbattle with security forces, health officials said. The identity and motive of the assailants were unclear. Aid workers have faced mistrust in some ...

Congo Ebola death toll tops 400

World / Science & Health Jan 16, 2019

Congo Ebola death toll tops 400

The death toll from the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed the 400 mark in the east and northeast, health authorities said Tuesday. "Since the start of the epidemic, the total number of cases is 658 — 609 confirmed ...