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The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus outbreak in C...

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency

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| WATCH: WHO stops short of declaring latest Ebola outbreak a global emergency The World Health OrganiSation (WHO) determined for the third time that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not a "public health emergency of international concern"....
08:13, 06/15/2019

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emergency, surprising global health leaders and organizations....
02:26, 06/15/2019

| Why the DRC Ebola outbreak was declared a global emergency and why it matters In mid-July the World Health Organisation declared the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a public health emergency of international concern....
12:00, 08/22/2019

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of them, as it sought to raise international attention and aid to address the crisis....
00:52, 07/18/2019

'Global emergency' declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a global public health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone....
21:39, 07/17/2019

Global health emergency declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
16:52, 07/18/2019

The Latest: UN committee on alert to discuss Ebola emergency KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The World Health Organization says an expert committee has been alerted for a possible meeting to discuss whether to declare the Ebola outbreak a global hea...
15:52, 06/12/2019

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Is Raising Global Alarms Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and f...
01:52, 08/17/2019

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO World Health Organization calls for more funds with 2,512 confirmed cases in Democratic Republic of the CongoThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organizati...
20:52, 07/17/2019

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday....
16:39, 06/14/2019

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from spreading...
15:52, 07/18/2019

| DRC Ebola outbreak an 'emergency of international concern': WHO The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics....
21:13, 07/17/2019

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency Enlarge / Health workers communicate information about Ebola at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019, in Goma, DRC. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the n...
04:39, 07/18/2019

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired....
23:00, 06/14/2019

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm....
23:26, 06/14/2019

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
14:13, 06/13/2019

A second Ebola case in Goma—the first prompted an international emergency Enlarge / A woman gets her temperature measured at an Ebola screening station as she enters Rwanda from the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 16, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) A second case of Ebola has been detected in the b...
20:13, 07/31/2019

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern", saying the recent risk of its spread in the city of Goma and into Uganda had increased the threat....
23:52, 07/17/2019

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations have struggled to contain the outbreak in the conflict-stricken country....
22:52, 07/17/2019

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
21:26, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm....
22:39, 06/14/2019

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people in 10 months....
13:00, 05/24/2019

Ebola spreads in Uganda—2 deaths, 27 in contact—as WHO calls emergency meeting Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gear as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Ugandan border town of Mpondwe as they cross over from the Democratic Republic of Congo, on June 13, 2019. (credit: ...
21:13, 06/13/2019

WHO Declares Ebola in Congo a Public-Health Emergency Nearly a Year After Outbreak The second-worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,500 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since it began last August. And on Wednesday, nearly a year after the outbreak began, and in the midst of renewed concerns over...
04:39, 07/18/2019

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
21:39, 07/18/2019

Ebola emergency meeting to go ahead as UNICEF warns of higher risk to very youngest children Ahead of a key expert meeting conevned by the United Nations to decide whether to declare the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) an international health emergency, the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF warned that the epidem...
17:26, 07/16/2019

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Major City in Congo, Renewing Calls for Emergency Order The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether to issue a declaration that could increase funding to fight the disease spread....
19:13, 07/15/2019

Timeline: How a Congo Ebola outbreak became a global concern The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a decision that comes nearly a year after the outbreak...
23:39, 07/17/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries ...
23:26, 07/17/2019

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
21:52, 07/17/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling...
14:00, 07/27/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
07:39, 07/18/2019

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
01:26, 05/24/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s needed to secur...
03:00, 07/18/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola now an international Public Health Emergency, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared an international Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s ...
16:52, 07/27/2019

Climate Change Isn’t Just a Global Threat—It’s a Public Health Emergency Harry Campbell for TIME There can be no discussion about climate change without a meaningful conversation about public health. As leading health experts have affirmed, the climate crisis is a threat multiplier, particularly for communities suffering ...
03:13, 09/13/2019

Uganda says latest Ebola patient to be returned to Congo Uganda said on Friday a young girl who tested positive for Ebola after crossing the border from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would be sent back to her country for treatment....
13:13, 08/30/2019

The Latest: More dead in family that brought Ebola to Uganda The Congolese Health Ministry says another child has died of Ebola, bringing the death toll to three within the same family that had brought Ebola to Uganda...
23:26, 06/13/2019

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and f...
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Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Alarms Far and Wide Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and d...
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Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and d...
10:52, 06/13/2019

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths has exceeded 1,000. WHO emergencies chief Mike Ryan said its vaccination program will be expanded with a new vaccine....
10:39, 05/04/2019

Year After Latest Ebola Outbreak, New Cases Emerge in Congo In Goma, two more people were confirmed to have been infected by the virus, and neighboring Rwanda temporarily shut its border crossing with the city....
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Attacks on health care facilities, dire security concerns escalating latest Ebola outbreak Continued attacks on Ebola treatment facilities and medical professionals have many fearing the outbreak in the DRC could morph into another global catastrophe....
20:13, 05/09/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Switzerland leads on innovation, UNICEF ‘lifelines’ for Yemen, Ebola latest, Liberia peacekeepers Our main stories today: the latest Global Innovation Index ranks Switzerland the world’s most innovative country, the head of the UN Mission in DRC warns of a ‘deadly environment’ for health workers, UNICEF delivers cash for 9 million vulnerable Yeme...
22:39, 07/24/2019

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18:26, 07/27/2019

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04:39, 09/10/2019

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14:39, 08/05/2019

Puerto Rico Under State of Emergency as Tropical Storm Dorian Approaches. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch for Puerto Rico on Tuesday morning. Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vazquez Garced signed an executive order late on Monday declaring a state of emergency in preparation for a...
19:13, 08/27/2019

‘Save Tuvalu; save the world’; UN chief echoes rallying cry from front lines of global climate emergency Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece where he called for “rapid and deep change in how we do business, generate power, build cities and f...
08:13, 05/30/2019

Latest global school climate strikes expected to beat turnout record Organisers say more than 1.4 million young people are set to protest about the climate crisisHundreds of thousands of children and young people are walking out of lessons around the world on Friday as the school strike movement continues to snowball....
04:00, 05/24/2019

Security Council discusses chemical weapons use in Syria following latest global watchdog report The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Wednesday, to discuss the latest findings of the global chemical weapons watchdog in Syria, which concluded that there were “reasonable grounds” that a chemical attack took place during the crucial b...
15:52, 04/28/2019

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson 'planning emergency budget' to ensure strong British economy ahead of Brexit Boris Johnson is said to be drawing up plans for an emergency budget to make sure Britain's economy is "going gangbusters" by the Halloween deadline for Brexit if he becomes prime minister....
08:52, 06/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UN envoy on Middle East peace process, child labour in Nepal, latest deadly Mediterranean shipwreck, DRC's Goma 21-days free of Ebola transmission, UN chief urges ban on nuclear testing A recap of Tuesday's stories: UN envoy says tangible steps 'can, and must be taken' to reverse the 'negative trajectory' of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; child labour case in Nepal highlights 'widespread and systematic' abuse; some 40 people drow...
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Plane passenger mistakes emergency exit for bathroom, deploys emergency slide A passenger aboard a Pakistan International Airlines flight mistook the emergency exit for the bathroom and cancelled the flight.       ...
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00:00, 08/28/2019

New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres The increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change, highlighted in a major UN report released on Thursday, represents “another strong wake-up call” to the world, which must be countered by finding sustainable solutions qu...
14:51, 04/28/2019

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18:52, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
19:13, 05/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil tank on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
18:13, 08/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
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Global shares rocky, yuan weakens as global trade talk shakes markets A major global stocks index fell modestly on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as persistent global trade tensions hovered over financial markets....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 10 CHICAGO – September 4, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Chris Isaacson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Brian Schell, Executive Vice P...
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GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstart g...
20:13, 07/01/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 12 CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Edward Tilly, Cboe Global Markets Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Schel...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Mark Carney warns global trade war could 'shipwreck' global economy - business live Bank of England governor says a global trade war could ‘shipwreck’ the global economy, while Brexit risks are increasingLatest: Mark Carney speaks in BournemouthGovernor: Sea change has hit UK economyEarlier:UK builders suffer plunging outputHousebui...
04:52, 07/03/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President and Chie...
22:39, 05/22/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 30 CHICAGO – May 23, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank’s 8th An...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 7 CHICAGO – June 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, along with Chris Concannon, President and ...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O’Neill Global Excha...
11:39, 05/30/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Chinese trade data calms volatile global markets Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling for safety on fears of a worldwide economic pullback....
21:13, 08/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold gains as trade concerns weigh on global markets Signs of further escalation of the trade war between the United States and China and weak economic data from the United Kingdom weighed on global markets Friday, capping a volatile week that has pushed gold up to its highest level in six years....
17:52, 08/09/2019

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01:39, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Kelly lawyer: latest charges ‘not really new’ CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 5:30 p.m. R. Kelly’s lawyer says 11 new sex-related counts filed by Cook County prosecutors against the singer “are not really new.” P...
02:13, 05/31/2019

WHO says it could use more U.S. help on the ground in Ebola fight The United States could bolster the battle against the Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo by allowing more of its experts to travel to the outbreak zone, a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Friday....
19:13, 07/26/2019

Red Cross struggles to contain ebola in DRC One of the biggest challenges faced in controlling the spread of Ebola from DRC to Uganda is the porous nature of the border between the two nations.        ...
16:52, 07/18/2019

Ebola not known to be spreading in Uganda: WHO There has been no known person-to-person spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo, the top World Health Organization (WHO) expert told Reuters on Thursday....
20:13, 06/13/2019

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic....
02:39, 06/05/2019

| Ebola: Profile of a killer The Ebola epidemic which has claimed more than 2 000 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a new toll released Friday, is the second-deadliest on record....
09:00, 09/01/2019

The Ebola virus has reached Uganda Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda; a boy has died. Uganda is confident it can contain the virus using an Ebola vaccine, but experts fear that there could be more undetected cases....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Ebola: second death confirmed in Goma World Health Organization confirms a second person has died of the disease in a major transit hub in Democratic Republic of CongoA second death linked to the Ebola virus has been confirmed in the densely populated city of Goma, located at the Democra...
01:52, 08/01/2019

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the virus much more difficult. The WHO's decision proved controversial....
22:13, 06/18/2019

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus jumped from eight to 27....
11:13, 06/14/2019

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
13:39, 06/12/2019

This Ebola book is more terrifying than fiction A pregnant woman, infected with Ebola, bleeds out on the table. An aide reaches her bare hands inside the woman to deliver the stillborn baby, unaware that the virus has now invaded her body, too. And this is just the beginning. Richard Preston’s ter...
00:39, 07/21/2019

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by doctors...
01:39, 06/14/2019

One year later, Ebola outbreak isn't slowing down The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been spreading there for a year, and American federal officials reported Thursday that the deadly virus is showing no sign of abating....
12:13, 08/02/2019

| Ebola death toll to pass 1 000 - UN The current Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed nearly 1 000 people, the UN said, warning the "intense" spread of the virus was set to persist....
13:39, 05/04/2019

Uganda confirms another Ebola case Uganda reported another case of Ebola on Thursday, a nine-year-old girl who had crossed the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, where the haemorrhagic disease has killed at least 1,800 in a year-long outbreak....
02:39, 08/30/2019

| Ebola centre attacker killed in DRC Police and soldiers repelled an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo overnight, killing one assailant, a government official said....
20:52, 05/13/2019

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the densely populated city tested positive for the disease, the country's presidency said....
21:00, 08/03/2019

Ebola: Half of cases going undetected Congo's new Ebola response coordinator has said half of the cases in the deadly outbreak remain undetected. Health experts fear the disease, which broke out a year ago, could spread into neighboring Rwanda....
09:52, 08/03/2019

Mother dies of Ebola in Congo A 24-year-old woman has died after contracting Ebola in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organization....
22:13, 08/16/2019

WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300 The World Health Organization said it has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma, helping contain what many feared would be a rapid spread in an urban center....
14:41, 08/13/2019

Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda The deadly Ebola outbreak that has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 10 months has crossed into neighboring Uganda, where authorities said a 5-year-old boy tested positive for the hemorrhagic fever....
05:26, 06/12/2019

| One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago, the World Health Organisation says....
23:13, 06/11/2019

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest outbreak of the disease in history....
11:13, 06/10/2019

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Thursday....
00:52, 06/07/2019

Ebola miniseries is all monkey business Julianna Margulies swore off medical dramas after her six-year run as nurse Carol Hathaway on NBC’s “ER,” renowned for its frenetic pace, dizzying array of diseases and lab-coat flirtations. But she’s back in the genre on Nat Geo’s miniseries “The Ho...
06:13, 05/24/2019

Ebola is back – can it be contained? – podcast The current outbreak of the deadly virus in the DRC has been called the most complex public health emergency in history. Peter Beaumont describes his recent visit to the DRC and Sarah Boseley discusses how the 2014 outbreak was eventually contained. ...
05:26, 06/26/2019

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago....
15:52, 06/04/2019

Driver with Ebola team severely injured by mob BENI, Congo (AP) — A driver working with an Ebola response team is in critical condition after angry crowds hurled rocks at him and set his vehicle on fire. Monday’s attack in Beni is the latest against health workers trying to combat the virus...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesman Timothy Kimei issued a statement saying the patient is in isolation and the hospital in western Kenya to...
17:39, 06/17/2019

Uninfected patients key to improving Ebola response Research on the logistics of responding to Ebola outbreaks has revealed that an often-overlooked, but critical, factor in resource deployment to treat victims of the disease is how many of the people in treatment centers are Ebola-negative. Individu...
05:52, 09/17/2019

U.S. turns to Mutombo to deliver Ebola message Dikembe Mutombo has recorded radio and video spots designed to persuade people in Congo to take precautions to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history....
16:52, 06/24/2019

WHO warns Ebola could spread elsewhere if attacks don’t stop The World Health Organization is warning it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo if violent attacks on health teams continue...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Congo results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists have said, after two of four drugs being trialled in the major outbreak in the Democratic Republic of t...
23:00, 08/12/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo records 3,000 cases A 9-year-old Congolese girl has died of Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Ministry of Health said Friday....
21:13, 09/02/2019

Experimental Ebola Treatments Look Successful in Lab Studies, Says the CDC A humanitarian crisis, attacks on health workers and rampant misinformation have for months fueled an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), amplifying the effects of a highly contagious and often-fatal disease. As a result, in...
01:26, 07/11/2019

UN: Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday Ebola deaths in Congo's latest outbreak are expected to exceed 1,000 later on Friday, the World Health Organization announced, as attacks continue on health workers trying to contain the virus's spread....
09:13, 05/04/2019

US officials recruit Dikembe Mutombo for Ebola PSA U.S. health officials are turning to retired basketball star Dikembe Mutombo to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history. (June 24)        ...
19:39, 06/24/2019

| Ebola outbreaks: a grim, deadly history The death toll from the latest Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) crossed 2,000 on Friday, making it the second worst ever outbreak of the disease....
12:13, 08/31/2019

Ebola patient suspected of going to Rwanda: report A woman who died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have taken the deadly disease into Rwanda, according to a Ugandan Health Ministry report published by the World Health Organization on Thursday....
12:39, 07/18/2019

This doctor survived Ebola. Now, he treats other sufferers Every time a doctor enters the treatment area at the Ebola medical centre in Beni, the support staff write their name on the section of their protective suits which covers their foreheads....
23:52, 07/21/2019

| UN shifts response as Ebola outbreak in DRC drags on The UN is stepping up its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in the DRC , now in its 10th month, and needs additional resources, Secretary General Antonio Guterres says....
10:00, 05/10/2019

Second ebola case confirmed in DR Congo's Goma Health officials fear an Ebola outbreak in the eastern DR Congo could spread in Goma. Earlier in July, the city of two million people registered its first case of the deadly virus....
03:00, 07/31/2019

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-year-old boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease, the Ugandan health minister said....
16:39, 06/13/2019

Ebola epidemic 'should be a wake-up call for peace in DRC' Over 2,230 people have been infected with Ebola and at least 1,510 have died over the past year. "We know how to address the crisis," says German church-based NGO Difaem, "but the unrest is making this impossible."...
23:13, 06/26/2019

Congo Confirms Over 3,000 Ebola Cases and Nearly 2,000 Deaths (KINSHASA, Congo) — Congo’s National Ebola Response Committee says confirmed Ebola deaths in the east of the sprawling African nation are nearing 2,000 and confirmed cases of the virus have exceeded 3,000. The committee released the lates...
19:26, 09/14/2019

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine-gov't Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic....
19:13, 08/25/2019

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
05:26, 06/14/2019

Measles is killing more people in the DRC than Ebola—and faster Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA TULIZO ) As the world anxiously monitors the outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo...
07:52, 07/16/2019

A year on, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse In private, health officials express concern that official numbers underestimate the true scale of the crisis, as much of the affected region remains inaccessible due to conflict or remoteness....
17:00, 08/01/2019

2 dead after Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, which has now killed two people -- signaling that the outbreak officials have struggled to contain is spreading....
17:13, 06/13/2019

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds of millions of dollars now, U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock told Reuters on Monday....
22:00, 07/15/2019

'Terrifying' Ebola epidemic out of control in DRC, say experts More than 1,600 people infected in North Kivu province since outbreak began in AugustEbola in the DRC: everything you need to knowAn Ebola epidemic in a conflict-riven region of Democratic Republic of Congo is out of control and could become as serio...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials....
13:13, 05/19/2019

HHS to provide $23 mln to Merck for Ebola vaccine production The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vaccine called V920, in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the C...
19:39, 08/21/2019

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring DRC....
21:00, 06/12/2019

| DR Congo Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary An epidemic of Ebola in eastern DR Congo sharply widened on Wednesday, the eve of the first anniversary of the outbreak, with the announcement of a death in a major city and the quarantining of 15 people in a province that had previously escaped the...
00:39, 08/01/2019

WHO advisers recommend changes in Ebola vaccine strategy The World Health Organization's strategic advisory group (SAGE) of vaccine experts have recommended speeding up vaccinations to tackle the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, the WHO said on Tuesday....
19:13, 05/07/2019

How Misinformation Is Making It Almost Impossible to Contain the Ebola Outbreak in DRC If Florida Kayindo hadn’t contracted Ebola herself, she wouldn’t believe that it existed. The 36-year-old grins with bemusement thinking about all the rumors she’s heard. “In the beginning people thought Ebola wasn’t a r...
20:52, 06/20/2019

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected with Ebola since the outbreak was declared in Augu...
20:13, 06/03/2019

Ebola case in Congo's Goma a possible gamechanger - WHO The first case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma is a potential gamechanger in the scale of the outbreak, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday....
22:00, 07/15/2019

| DRC ex-health minister questioned over use of Ebola funds Oly Ilunga, who resigned as DR Congo health minister last month, has been questioned as part of an inquiry into the use of public funds earmarked to tackle the Ebola epidemic, his lawyer says....
00:26, 08/29/2019

For ‘Hot Zone,’ Margulies confronts claustrophobia and Ebola The biosafety suit Julianna Margulies wore for ‘The Hot Zone’ taught her just how claustrophobic she is; she hopes the true-life tale of Ebola’s arrival in the US drives home importance of science, research...
03:00, 05/21/2019

IMF says ready to aid Congo in Ebola crisis if needed The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it had ample scope to provide financial support to Congo if it needs help dealing with an Ebola outbreak that has been declared an international health emergency....
20:13, 07/25/2019

Nine-year-old girl tests positive for Ebola A 9-year-old Congolese girl tested positive for Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a press statement from the Ugandan Ministry of Health Thursday....
18:52, 08/30/2019

Congo student with Ebola still finds a way to take exams Claude Mabowa Sasi had lost his mother, a brother and a sister to Ebola. Instead of fearing death when he, too, was diagnosed with the disease, the young man had a different worry: How would he complete his college entrance exams?...
04:27, 07/26/2019

Ebola outbreak turns deadly in Uganda The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, including the death of a 5-year-old boy who had the virus....
22:39, 06/12/2019

Congo registers record of 27 new Ebola cases in one day Democratic Republic of Congo registered a one-day record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday, raising last week's number of cases to 126, the biggest since the current outbreak was declared last August, the health ministry said....
01:26, 04/30/2019

WHO: Ebola funds not enough to fight virus through end of 2019 The World Health Organization is running low on funding it needs to fight a deadly outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United Nations health agency said Friday....
22:52, 09/13/2019

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighbouring countries....
23:52, 07/17/2019

| Girl, 9, dies from Ebola in Uganda - official A 9-year-old girl who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda after travelling from the Democratic Republic of Congo has died, a Ugandan health official says....
22:00, 08/30/2019

| WATCH: Why Ebola is continuing to spread in the Congo The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say....
19:26, 06/20/2019

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the virus....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Ebola in DR Congo's Goma potential 'game-changer' A first case of Ebola arriving in Goma, Congo's eastern border hub, amounts to a potential "game-changer" warns the World Health Organization. It's called an appraisal meeting in Geneva while urging calm in Goma....
21:13, 07/15/2019

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda. Doctors, aid workers and the government have been ...
07:00, 06/15/2019

Congo Islamist ADF rebels kill 12 in Ebola area Islamist rebels killed twelve people in two attacks in an area of east Congo that is struggling to contain an Ebola epidemic, local authorities said on Tuesday....
03:26, 07/24/2019

WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World Health Organization said on Friday....
20:00, 07/19/2019

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has died, authorities have said.The spread of the virus to Goma, a city of ...
18:13, 07/16/2019

Ebola vaccine undermined by deep distrust in Congo Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb the outbreak by tracing and vaccinating those who may have come into contact with infected people....
20:26, 07/24/2019

Are motorcycle taxis making the Ebola crisis worse? The Congolese trading city of Butembo relies on its ‘taxi-motos’ to keep business running, but the taxi unions are resistant to helping government Ebola efforts – and their bikes could be spreading the diseaseSwarms of motorcycle taxis overloaded wit...
09:00, 07/24/2019

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan reports...
12:00, 05/30/2019

| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the Congolese authorities said....
08:52, 07/11/2019

Clashes in Ebola-affected Congo city kill at least nine Heavy fighting between the army and local militiamen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola-stricken city of Butembo killed at least nine people on Wednesday, the mayor said....
16:00, 05/08/2019

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
05:13, 05/24/2019

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say....
09:26, 06/17/2019

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has killed dozens of people in Asia....
01:52, 05/30/2019

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
19:52, 07/22/2019

| DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2 000 - official The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2 000 lives, out of a total of 3 000 recorded cases since August last year, health officials say....
22:00, 08/30/2019

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker in a densely populated area close to the Rwandan border....
05:39, 07/15/2019

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo KINSHASA, Congo — Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, according to the government health ministry. The movement of the potentially deadly disease to a new provin...
00:13, 08/17/2019

Deployment of second Ebola vaccine would not be quick fix, experts warn The resignation of Congo's health minister in the midst of the country's worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to be deployed. But the new shot would likely take months to win the trust of frightened locals and sh...
20:13, 07/25/2019

Can You Make a Page-Turning Thriller Out of the Ebola Crisis? In “Crisis in the Red Zone,” Richard Preston recounts how Ebola broke out in West Africa in 2014 and what it meant for those desperate to treat the infected....
00:00, 08/09/2019

The response to DRC’s Ebola crisis isn’t working. Here’s what we need to do | David Miliband A year into the outbreak, 1,500 have died – and war in the country is making things worse. But we can take positive action• David Miliband is president and CEO of International Rescue CommitteeIt is almost a year since an Ebola outbreak was formally ...
14:39, 07/15/2019

| Rwanda reopens border with Ebola-hit DR Congo: Kinshasa Rwanda reopened its frontier with DR Congo after closing it for eight hours following a new case of Ebola in the Congolese border city of Goma, Kinshasa said....
13:00, 08/02/2019

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday....
12:52, 06/18/2019

WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time....
00:52, 07/19/2019

Ebola outbreak claims more than 1,000 lives in eastern Congo The Ebola outbreak raging in eastern Congo has claimed more than 1,000 lives — and violence in the region is impeding official efforts to combat the deadly disease. Treatment centers in the towns of Butembo and Katwa have come under repeated attack f...
08:52, 05/05/2019

HHS to provide $23 million to Merck for Ebola vaccine production The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vaccine called V920, in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the C...
08:00, 08/22/2019

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and grandmother tested positive for the disease that has killed nearly 1,400 people in Congo....
10:00, 06/13/2019

| DR Congo Ebola clinic in North Kivu attacked Dozens of fighters from an armed group known as Mai-Mai went into the northeastern city of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo and fought with security forces....
10:00, 05/10/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a patient has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year.  The ministry said Tuesday the pat...
21:13, 06/11/2019

Congo Ebola death toll to hit 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO Congo's Ebola epidemic is expected to continue spreading though the country's east, where it has killed 1,000 since August and sparked mistrust and frequent attacks on medical centers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday....
20:39, 05/03/2019

Gas Explosion at Russian Lab That Holds Ebola and Smallpox Samples A gas explosion has sparked a fire at a Russian bioweapons facility which stores viruses including Ebola, smallpox and Anthrax. The blast occurred on Monday after a gas cylinder exploded during scheduled repair work on the fifth floor of the six-stor...
20:13, 09/17/2019

Death Toll Rises to More Than 1,000 in Ebola Outbreak in Congo (KINSHASA, Congo) — More than 1,000 people have died from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo that started in August, the country’s health minister said Friday, as attacks on treatment centers and health workers undermine efforts to contai...
22:39, 05/03/2019

| Ebola kills boy aged 7 in DR Congo's South Kivu A child has died from Ebola in DR Congo's South Kivu, health authorities have said, the second person to succumb to the virus since the epidemic spread to the eastern province....
19:39, 08/20/2019

| Rwanda shuts border with Ebola-hit DRC - Congolese presidency Rwanda has shut its frontier with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo after a third case of the deadly virus was detected in the border city of Goma, the Congolese presidency said....
16:13, 08/01/2019

Ebola outbreak causes Rwanda to close border with Congo A Rwandan official says his country has closed its border with Congo because of the deadly Ebola outbreak. The state minister for foreign affairs Olivier Nduhungirehe confirmed the border closure to The Associated Press on Thursday. The closure comes...
14:13, 08/01/2019

Congo Official Says 2nd Ebola Victim in Goma Has Died A man became the second confirmed Ebola case in the Congolese city of two million, and an official said there appeared to be no link between the case and a previous one announced earlier this month....
14:13, 07/31/2019

Deadly Ebola outbreak spreads from Congo to Uganda The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has now spread to Uganda — claiming the life of a 5-year-old boy Wednesday after the virus killed nearly 1,400 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Two other cases of Ebola have also been confirmed...
22:00, 06/12/2019

2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo city of Goma KINSHASA, Congo — The man who became the second confirmed Ebola case in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma has died, officials said Wednesday, adding that he may never have known he had the virus. The case renewed fears in the bustling city ...
05:52, 08/01/2019

Uganda confirms first case of Ebola, a Congolese child - WHO A first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Uganda, a five- year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving on Sunday from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday....
21:39, 06/11/2019

| Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day Health experts are expressing growing alarm about the number of people sickened with the Ebola virus who are never reaching treatment centres, allowing the disease to spread to caregivers and countless others....
11:26, 05/01/2019

Rwanda closes border with DRC over deadly Ebola outbreak Closure follows second Ebola death in densely populated city of Goma, on Rwandan border Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, where a deadly Ebola outbreak that started a year ago has killed more than 1,803 people.The cl...
13:26, 08/01/2019

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hundred more than have died of Ebola....
21:39, 06/11/2019

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts to contain the second largest ever outbreak of the deadly virus, the health ministry said....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Ebola Cases in Congo Have Hit a Record for Most Reported in a Single Day (BUTEMBO, Congo) — The woman spent more than a week at home sick before family members tried to take her to an Ebola treatment center in eastern Congo. Before the motorcycle could reach the facility, it was too late. Her crumpled body rested ag...
05:39, 05/01/2019

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 19-year-old Merveille Mwenze that her husband has tested positive for Ebola. She’s seven months ...
19:13, 06/19/2019

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have pr...
11:39, 06/13/2019

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
22:39, 08/14/2019

Ebola drugs 'saving lives' after clinical trials Scientists have moved a step closer to treating symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus during the second-worst outbreak of the disease. A clinical trial in Congo has shown encouraging survival results....
08:39, 08/13/2019

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments Medical officials believe they're so close to a cure for Ebola that they've stopped a drug trial to give Congo patients two new treatments, which they say have shown remarkable effectiveness killing the virus....
13:52, 08/13/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda’s health ministry said late Tuesday, in a blow...
00:00, 06/12/2019

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - confirmation of the first spread of a deadly outbreak beyond the borders of Democratic Republic of Congo....
13:39, 06/12/2019

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred, the Hea...
18:13, 08/19/2019

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine: government Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic....
00:00, 08/26/2019

| Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical facilities and workers in the DRC stop....
17:39, 05/24/2019

Ebola breakthrough: two drugs could treat up to 90 per cent of cases A drug trial has found two experimental drugs for Ebola to be so effective that scientists have stopped the trial early so that more people can receive these drugs...
22:52, 08/13/2019

Congo Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda, says WHO A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as health workers struggled to track down people she could have infected....
18:26, 07/18/2019

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have prompte...
13:26, 06/13/2019

Attacks on Ebola clinics escalate as outbreak intensifies Attacks by armed militiamen and locals -- who maintain that the virus is a scheme brought in from the outside -- on Ebola clinics have only escalated as the spread of the disease intensifies....
23:13, 05/09/2019

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda, two others in intensive care A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of Ebola since the virus crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo and two other people remain in intensive care, a health ministry official said on Thursday....
14:13, 06/13/2019

Add Cash to Your Car's Emergency Kit Having a little bit of cash on you at all times can help you avoid minor inconveniences. But if you think about using that cash you see peeking out of your wallet every time you reach for debit or credit, you may want to think about stashing some cas...
17:39, 08/30/2019

How to Text 911 in an Emergency At some point, you could find yourself in the midst of an emergency and although you have your cell phone with you, you might not be able to place a call or talk to a 911 operator. You may want to stay quiet because you’re hiding; you may be injured ...
09:00, 08/02/2019

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak....
14:13, 08/16/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic stood at 994 and were expected to exceed 1,000 within hours....
17:52, 05/03/2019

Congo records 1,000th Ebola death in current outbreak The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, as violent attacks on treatment centres hamper efforts to control the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Second Ebola case in Congo's main eastern city dies The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in eastern Congo's main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment too late and was already bleeding, the head of the Congolese response effort said on Wednesday....
23:00, 07/31/2019

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative measures after the virus spread to Uganda earlier this week....
17:26, 06/15/2019

DR Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the Rwandan border....
09:52, 07/15/2019

Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the "intense transmission" of the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record....
23:39, 05/03/2019

First case of Ebola in Congo city of Goma detected: officials The patient was a priest who became infected during a visit to the town of Butembo, 200 km (124 miles) north of Goma, where he interacted with Ebola patients, Congo's health ministry said in a statement....
16:39, 07/15/2019

Congo Ebola response must be elevated to maximum level, UN told Charities call for outbreak to be put on a par with crises in Yemen, Syria and Mozambique as death toll reaches 1,287The UN has been urged by charities to ramp up Ebola prevention work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the highest level of e...
14:13, 05/29/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, expected to spread: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic is 994 and expected to exceed 1,000 within hours....
16:26, 05/03/2019

Aid group: More funds needed for Ebola safe burials in Congo DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An international aid organization says it only has enough funding to continue safe burials for Ebola victims in eastern Congo for two more weeks. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said Thursday...
22:26, 05/16/2019

| Third Ebola case detected in DR Congo's Goma - medical source A one-year-old girl has become the third patient to test positive for Ebola in the densely populated DR Congo city of Goma, local officials have said, adding that she was the daughter of the second patient who died earlier in the week....
16:13, 08/01/2019

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks in the region...
19:52, 05/02/2019

Uhh, Part of the Facility Where Russia Stores Smallpox and Ebola Exploded блядь! An explosion at Russia’s State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology (Vector) resulted in a fire, glass blown out throughout the building, and one worker suffering third degree burns on Monday, according to the Bulletin of Atomic Scien...
14:52, 09/17/2019

Panic and confusion as Rwanda closes border with DRC over Ebola outbreak Conflicting reports on border status as fourth Ebola case confirmed in GomaRwanda’s government briefly closed and then reopened part of a busy land border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Thursday, prompting panic and confusion in b...
19:00, 08/01/2019

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Tuesday....
15:26, 06/18/2019

Ebola has killed over 1,000 people in eastern Congo — that’s the second-deadliest outbreak This, as Ebola treatment centres have come under repeated attack, leaving government health officials to staff clinics in the hotspots of Butembo and Katwa....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Second Ebola case detected in eastern Congo's main city A second case of Ebola was detected on Tuesday in the eastern Congolese city of Goma, a local health official said, increasing concern the virus could establish a foothold in the densely populated area close to the Rwandan border....
05:00, 07/31/2019

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease entered the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo....
10:26, 06/19/2019

Congo Officials Say Second Ebola Case Confirmed in City of Goma Goma is on Congo’s heavily traveled border with Rwanda and has an international airport. For months health officials had feared that an Ebola case would be confirmed there....
03:26, 07/31/2019

| High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the disease....
07:52, 05/22/2019

| WATCH: Mozambique sets up Ebola screening at Malawi border Mozambique on Saturday set up disease checkpoints along its border with Malawi as a precaution against any spreading of a deadly Ebola outbreak, a senior health ministry official said....
21:00, 08/03/2019

Ugandan medics facing Ebola outbreak say they lack supplies BWERA, Uganda — The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health workers. And when the second person in this Uganda border town died after the virus outbreak spread ...
03:13, 06/18/2019

| First confirmed Ebola cases in DR Congo's South Kivu province The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fatality, the provincial government said....
00:39, 08/17/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, expected to spread -WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic is 994 and expected to exceed 1,000 within hours....
15:26, 05/03/2019

U.N. taking 'intensive' steps to fight Ebola after 2nd case in Congo Health officials say they have discovered another case of Ebola in the eastern Congolese border town of Goma -- a growing crisis that has the attention of United Nations emergency officials....
20:13, 07/31/2019

GSK ends development of Ebola vaccine, hands work to U.S. institute British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is giving up its work on developing three potential vaccines against the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses, despite an ongoing Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo....
14:39, 08/06/2019

Ebola appears contained in Goma, but flares in other parts of Congo: WHO Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country, where aid workers are combating insecurity and disinformation on social media, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday....
22:26, 08/23/2019

Military lab that handles Ebola, other dangerous pathogens fails CDC inspection A military laboratory in Maryland used for biological defense research, which houses some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens, was ordered to stop research last month after failing an inspection. The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infect...
04:52, 08/08/2019

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and containment efforts faltered in the remote, unstable region....
15:39, 06/04/2019

As Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases Sow Confusion On tour in Africa, American officials said the U.S. would keep providing aid. But Congo’s response has been uneven, and the former health minister has been jailed....
04:39, 09/17/2019

Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the Rwandan border....
00:00, 07/15/2019

Third ebola case confirmed in East Congo city of Goma The daughter of an Ebola patient in the eastern Congo city of Goma has contracted the virus, making her the third case in the city of one million which neighbours Rwanda, the government's Ebola response team said on Thursday....
22:13, 08/01/2019

Congo police detain former health minister in Ebola probe A former Congolese health minister was taken into custody on Saturday over alleged mismanagement of funds for the country's response to the Ebola epidemic, police said....
02:39, 09/15/2019

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 12 (Reuters) - C ongo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," the government said on Friday....
15:39, 07/12/2019

Alarming number of Ebola deaths in DRC a ‘rallying cry’ to scale up treatment Since the Ebola epidemic struck in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) one year ago, almost 600 of around 850 children who have caught the virus have now died, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported on Friday....
17:26, 08/31/2019

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
20:13, 07/22/2019

Congo races to contain Ebola after gold miner contaminates several in Goma Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday, after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the east's main city of Goma before dying of the hemorrhagic fever, officials said....
08:13, 08/03/2019

Regeneron's Ebola treatment proves superior to rival in trial Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday its experimental treatment for Ebola proved superior to a rival therapy from Mapp Biopharmaceutical at preventing death, in a trial evaluating four treatments for infections caused by the deadly virus....
18:13, 08/12/2019

Ebola kills 9-year-old girl as outbreak records 3,000 cases A 9-year-old Congolese girl has died of Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Ministry of Health said Friday....
04:26, 08/31/2019

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.        ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

| WATCH | Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments Scientists have said they are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the Ebola virus after two potential drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo. WATCH NOW....
22:52, 08/13/2019

London hospital sends nurses to Africa on Ebola aid mission The London hospital which saved three British health workers who had contracted Ebola is sending nurses to Africa to help tackle the latest outbreak....
22:00, 09/06/2019

Second Ebola case in Congo's Goma infected several people: government The second case of Ebola recorded in east Congo's main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people before dying of the hemorrhagic fever, the government's Ebola response coordinator said on Friday....
08:13, 08/03/2019

Congo trial of Ebola treatments switches to focus on two drugs A clinical trial of four potential Ebola treatments in Congo has been narrowed to focus on two of the experimental drugs - Regeneron's REGN-EB3 and a monoclonal antibody called mAb114 - after they showed encouraging results, scientists leading the tr...
18:13, 08/12/2019

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city BENI, Congo — After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus traveling to eastern Congo’s largest city. Only upon arrival at his destination did anyone suspect he had the highly deadly and infectious Ebola virus. The preacher managed to...
09:26, 07/16/2019

City in Congo’s Ebola outbreak attacked by militia; 7 dead KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities say a city at the epicenter of Congo’s Ebola outbreak has come under attack by militia fighters. Maj. Mak Hazukay says at least seven Mai-Mai fighters were killed Wednesday morning in Butembo. Others say the d...
13:39, 05/08/2019

| WATCH | Mozambique sets up Ebola screening at Malawi border Mozambique on Saturday set up disease checkpoints along its border with Malawi as a precaution against any spreading of a deadly Ebola outbreak, a senior health ministry official said....
06:13, 08/06/2019

The U.S. Helped Defeat Ebola in 2014. Now, We’re Watching a Crisis Become a Catastrophe Imagine a firefighter battling a blaze while the sprinkler system emits gasoline. This is the current state of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). So far, over 1,600 people have died from the virus and thousands more have b...
03:00, 07/17/2019

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening triumph of medical science: Ebola is now curable, doctors say. The announcement is also a timely one. T...
17:26, 08/15/2019

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
14:13, 06/13/2019

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
23:13, 06/13/2019

| WATCH | WHO sounds international Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organisation has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries. WATCH NOW....
14:39, 07/18/2019

'Most complex health crisis in history': Congo struggles to contain Ebola Political, security and cultural complications – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome DRC’s deadly outbreakMoise Kitsakihu-Mbira has lost his brother, his grandson and 11 other family members to Ebola. ...
16:13, 06/25/2019

Congolese girl, 9, dies of Ebola in Uganda: hospital official A 9-year-old girl has died of Ebola in the East African nation of Uganda, a hospital official said, a day after she tested positive for the disease after crossing the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)....
16:52, 08/30/2019

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, are an indication that combating the disease outbreak will require far greater international support,...
23:39, 07/15/2019

A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while two more people in Uganda tested positive for the highly contagious disease that has killed nearly 1,40...
16:52, 06/12/2019

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people....
02:13, 08/03/2019

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an outbreak began last summer....
14:39, 06/12/2019

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured.” Doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the me...
20:02, 08/13/2019

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun special treatment centers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
04:13, 05/31/2019

Former minister arrested over alleged mismanagement of Congo Ebola funds Oly Ilunga detained in connection with $4.3m allocated for fighting the deadly virusThe former health minister for the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been arrested over the alleged mismanagement of $4.3m (£3.4m) dedicated to the Ebola response....
16:26, 09/16/2019

Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo hindered by ‘political games’: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday....
01:26, 05/14/2019

U.N. Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
11:39, 05/23/2019

Congolese girl, 9, dies of Ebola in Uganda- hospital official A nine-year-old girl has died of Ebola in the East African nation of Uganda, a hospital official said, a day after she tested positive for the disease after crossing the border from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo....
13:13, 08/30/2019

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy who became the first confirmed Ebola case outside the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the curr...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak climbs above 2,000 The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2,000, government data showed on Friday, as responders battle to overcome community mistrust and widespread security problems....
10:52, 08/30/2019

Political games hinder efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday....
22:26, 05/13/2019

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for the Next Earthquake If you live in earthquake country, this week’s 6.9 and 7.1 earthquakes in California probably have you a bit on edge. Put that nervous energy to good use and get your two emergency kits ready....
12:13, 07/09/2019

Why are so many unable to cover a $400 emergency? About 20% of households have less than $400 in their checking and savings account, based on a Federal Reserve study. Others fear paying another bill.       ...
13:39, 07/22/2019

Emergency officials still don’t know why 911 failed TUCSON – Communications officials still do not know why the 911 system failed across Pima County on Tuesday morning. Around 3 a.m. Tucson’s 911 system went down for about 90 minutes. Other departments had similar outages. Chris Conger is the Tucso...
04:13, 07/11/2019

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands, the signs are crystal clear: climate devastation ...
18:39, 06/14/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday....
13:39, 06/12/2019

Rwanda border with Ebola-hit Congo fully open after slowdowns: minister Rwanda's border with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday, a minister said, hours after Congolese traders had reported it shut following a third case of the disease in the Congolese border city of Goma....
22:13, 08/01/2019

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda amid fears of virus spreading The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday, fuelling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo, as an expert panel weighs whether to sound the alarm internationally....
14:13, 07/17/2019

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
21:39, 06/18/2019

Conflict, superstition and inadequate funds hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo International aid organizations are warning that the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could worsen in the face of instability, public distrust and a critical shortfall in funds to contain the deadly virus....
22:52, 05/17/2019

With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover. The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against doctors and health workers who are in the country to battle the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) Health officials in Uganda have confirmed the country’s first c...
23:26, 06/11/2019

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola outbreak has yet to trigger a payout....
22:13, 08/01/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo hits record for confirmed cases in single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
19:39, 05/01/2019

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments in Congo trial Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed encouraging survival results in a clinical trial in Congo....
06:13, 08/13/2019

Ebola survivors face kidney problems and risk of premature death People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying - probably from severe kidney damage - within a year of leaving hospital, according to a study of survivors of an epidemic in Guinea....
13:39, 09/06/2019

Second Worst Ebola Outbreak in History Is Now Killing 66 Percent of People Who Become Infected The current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has infected 1,720 and killed 1,136, giving the viral disease a whopping 66 percent fatality rate. And the situation is making public health experts on the ground increasingly ne...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Two Ebola drugs boost survival rates, according to early trial data Enlarge / BUTEMBO, CONGO - JULY 27: A healthcare member inoculates a man for Ebola suspicion to take precautions against the disease in Butembo, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (credit: Getty | Anadolu Agency) For the first time, preliminary clin...
06:39, 08/13/2019

WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exposed to the disease was no longer sufficient....
05:26, 05/08/2019

German foreign minister demands Congo step up Ebola fight When it comes to fighting the Ebola outbreak, the German foreign minister had a straightfoward message for DRC President Felix Tshisekedi. Fabian von der Mark reports from Kinshasa....
01:39, 09/06/2019

Uganda Records Second Ebola Death After the Outbreak Crossed the Congolese Border (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have...
11:52, 06/13/2019

Two Experimental Ebola Drugs Reduce Mortality Rate, According to Preliminary Data Two experimental Ebola drugs significantly improve a patient’s chance of surviving the virus, according to preliminary data from a medical trial, offering fresh hope for stopping an outbreak of the disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
05:52, 08/13/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus....
20:52, 04/28/2019

World Bank readies $300 million to cover half of new Ebola response The World Bank Group is readying a $300 million package of grants and credits to support the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo, it said on Wednesday....
21:13, 07/24/2019

Dutch hospital sealed off but ebola scare proves false alarm Dutch emergency services say an ebola scare that led them to seal off part of a hospital in the port city of Rotterdam turned out to be a false alarm...
01:13, 08/08/2019

Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to new province as epidemic continues to spiral One woman dead after two cases are confirmed in South Kivu’s Lwindi district, near DRC’s border with RwandaThe year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to a new province, with two cases – one of them fatal – confirm...
19:00, 08/16/2019

| Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last August, the health ministry has said....
19:13, 07/15/2019

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N. Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Monday....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Julianna Margulies on her shocking Ebola drama: 'I panicked in my hazmat suit!' The star of ER and The Good Wife is back – as a doctor fighting to save humanity. She gives her bodyguard the slip to talk about our imperilled planet – and her love of Sussex A-roadsBefore I meet Julianna Margulies, I spend three days staring at her...
17:52, 05/19/2019

Military lab, which handles Ebola and other dangerous pathogens, suspended after failing CDC inspection A military laboratory in Maryland used for biological defense research, which houses some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens, was shut down last month after failing an inspection. ...
11:13, 08/08/2019

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread "remains very high"....
05:52, 05/21/2019

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to strengthen its response, with the Organization’s newly appointed Emergency Coordinator (EERC) declaring...
18:13, 05/23/2019

3 Congolese medics arrested in killing of WHO doctor treating Ebola patients Three Congolese medics were arrested Wednesday in the murder of a Cameroonian doctor who was treating Ebola patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo, prosecutors revealed....
14:00, 08/09/2019

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanuel Ainebyona, a health ministry spokesman, told Reuters....
14:13, 06/13/2019

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip of the second deadliest Ebola virus outbreak on record. ...
16:13, 07/11/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo hits record with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
22:00, 05/02/2019

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to throw the support of “the whole United Nations system” into stemming the ...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Conflict and insecurity driving spread of diseases like Ebola, WHO chief warns Deadly outbreak is ‘global wake-up call’, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells GuardianThe head of the World Health Organization has called the world’s second worst Ebola outbreak a “global wake-up call” to the escalating risk of disease outbreaks spr...
15:26, 07/09/2019

Ebola outbreak: Reporter struggles to ‘keep a distance’ as virus kills his people Djaffar Al Katanty, a camera operator from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has only been able to watch as his hometown has become the epicentre of the world's second worst recorded outbreak of the deadly virus. He describes the scene as watching p...
13:52, 07/04/2019

Trump administration health experts say US not likely to see Ebola outbreak despite spread in Africa Health officials in the Trump administration insist the United States is not at risk of an Ebola outbreak even as the disease continues to spread throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo, leading one neighboring country to shutter its shared b...
12:13, 08/02/2019

Inmate Dies After Medical Emergency FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – An inmate in the Franklin County jail has died following a medical emergency. According to officials, an inmate at the jail had been found in medical distress by jail staff. The inmate was transported to the Frankfort ...
22:13, 05/07/2019

Where Trump's 'emergency power' on tariffs comes from President Donald Trump moved to use his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way this week, threatening to slap Mexico with punitive tariffs unless it slows the passage of migrants from Central America to the US....
17:13, 05/31/2019

US emergency aid for Venezuela to be distributed in Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S.-supplied humanitarian aid that was earmarked for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will now be distributed in Colombia. Colombia’s government said in a statement Thursday that it had reached the decision with...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
14:13, 05/13/2019

The U.K. Has Officially Declared a Climate ‘Emergency’ The U.K. parliament declared an environment and climate emergency on Wednesday. Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader who put the motion forward, called the move “a huge step forward,” according to the BBC. “This can set off a wave of ac...
07:26, 05/02/2019

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
01:26, 06/09/2019

In case of emergency: The tech that might save you Look, nature is beautiful. It's fun. But it can also be unpredictable and dangerous. And while I highly encourage you to head in to the great outdoors as often as possible, you should only do so if you're prepared for an emergency. Obviousl...
18:52, 07/17/2019

Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida The state of Florida has declared the current hepatitis A outbreak a 'public health emergency,' and officials encourage inhabitants to get vaccinated....
06:39, 08/06/2019

UK Becomes First Parliament To Declare Climate Emergency Britain's opposition Labour Party on Wednesday called for "real action" after parliament became the first in the world to vote to declare a climate emergency....
17:39, 05/02/2019

Pediatric Emergency Rooms Really Are Better for Kids We live a few blocks from a hospital, so I was surprised when our pediatrician told me—sitting in the office with a new baby—that if our little one ever had to go to the emergency room, in most cases we should pass it right up and drive down to Child...
04:26, 09/06/2019

NWFD uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON – The Northwest Fire District is using drones to help assist hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said that the department has had a small drone for almost two years now and budgeted to purchase a bigger...
12:13, 06/14/2019

Congo health minister resigns in protest over government handling of Ebola response Democratic Republic of Congo's health minister, Oly Ilugna, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it would take control of the response to the Ebola outbreak instead of his team....
16:13, 07/22/2019

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June because of ethinc clashes, reports say....
00:13, 06/19/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world; and the UN chief’s trip for climate action in th...
22:13, 05/16/2019

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo records Ebola messages to help US officials fight outbreak Unable to send disease fighters to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history, U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall of famer Dikembe Mutombo for help....
20:13, 06/24/2019

Ebola 'no longer incurable' as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in Congo....
14:41, 08/13/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hitting the 1,00...
01:26, 05/09/2019

Ebola fight ongoing amid evidence of ‘several massacres’ in DR Congo’s Ituri province The vital work of tracing people infected with deadly Ebola virus disease in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is progressing, despite evidence of “several” massacres in the affected area earlier this month, the UN said on Friday....
03:39, 06/29/2019

Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday....
18:13, 09/17/2019

UN health agency identifies 5-year-old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from the nearly year-long current outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....
06:52, 06/12/2019

Preliminary Data Shows Two New Ebola Drugs Dramatically Decrease Mortality Rates Two new clinical treatments for the infamous Ebola virus may result in it becoming a “preventable and treatable” disease, the BBC reported on Monday, with a study of four drugs finding that two treatments called REGN-EB3 and mAb114 were effective in ...
10:13, 08/13/2019

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
14:52, 05/23/2019

CNOOC halts field work at western Uganda project over Ebola fears Oil producer China National Offshore Oil Corp said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and would resume operations only after getting the green light from the health ministry....
20:13, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Congo Ebola treatment trial narrowed to two drugs showing promise A clinical trial of four potential Ebola treatments in Democratic Republic of Congo has been narrowed to focus on two experimental drugs after they showed "clearly better" results, scientists leading the trial said on Monday....
18:13, 08/12/2019

Ebola death toll in Congo to pass 1,000, World Health Organization warns Women and children fare worst as efforts to contain outbreak are undermined by health centre attacks and local mistrustThe number of people killed by the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is expected to exceed 1,000 on Friday, th...
21:39, 05/03/2019

"Democracy Was Murdered By Congress": JP Nadda On Emergency 1975 Emergency Anniversary: June 25 marks the day when then prime minister Indira Gandhi had declared a state of Emergency in the country for a 21-month period from 1975 to 1977....
11:52, 06/25/2019

U.S. emergency alert test hits TVs and radios A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System interrupted radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cell phones sent a presidential alert last year....
22:26, 08/07/2019

FCC fines ABC after Jimmy Kimmel uses emergency tones The feds may have wiped the smile off late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel’s face — fining the network that airs his talk show a hefty $395,000 for his use of restricted emergency tones in a comedy sketch. “ABC admits that it broadcast and transmitted th...
17:00, 08/17/2019

WATCH: Dashcam Shows Emergency Landing A small plane was forced to land in Spanaway, Washington Thursday morning after a “fuel system malfunction.” The plane landed in traffic on Pacific Avenue according to Washington State Patrol. A State Patrol vehicle’s dashboard came...
02:13, 08/02/2019

Emergency Was Constitutional But Was It Right? Sugata Bose On Article 370 Professor Sugata Bose, historian and former Trinamool MP, has criticised the Narendra Modi government for removing the special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, calling it a reckless......
19:39, 08/07/2019

Emergency Aid for Migrants Badly Divides Democrats Congress is trying to rush billions of dollars to the border to alleviate the suffering of detained migrants, but Democrats fear the funds will advance President Trump’s immigration policies....
08:13, 06/25/2019

Learn Your Destination's Emergency Number Before You Travel What happens when you dial 911 abroad? Depending on where you are, it’ll either put you in touch with a local emergency response team or remain unanswered, which is the last thing you need in a crisis....
07:00, 08/16/2019

US Emergency Alert Test Hits TVs And Radios A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System interrupted radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cellphones that were sent a presidential alert last year....
18:52, 08/08/2019

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as storms continue....
09:39, 05/25/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spending is failing to recognise the “scale and urgency” of the climate change challenge facing the worl...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Flooding from torrential rains causes emergency in Paraguay Paraguay has declared a state of emergency for a province along the border with Argentina as torrential rains continue to swell rivers causing floods....
04:13, 05/09/2019

Irish parliament declares climate emergency Greta Thunberg says Dublin decision to follow British MPs’ lead is ‘great news’Ireland’s parliament has become the second after Britain’s to declare a climate emergency, a decision hailed by the Swedish teenage environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg...
13:26, 05/10/2019

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest ways to end the UK’s carbon emissions.Six House of Co...
14:26, 06/20/2019

23 injured in Russian plane’s emergency landing Russian officials say that at least 23 people have been injured when a passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside one if Moscow’s airports...
09:26, 08/15/2019

'This is an emergency': the volunteers bailing out migrants from detention One woman’s story of helping a migrant by paying their bail has inspired others to offer bond money of their ownFor more than a year, Julie Sharron went quietly crazy reading news stories about migrants detained at the border, herded into detention c...
08:13, 07/21/2019

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
16:13, 06/13/2019

Emergency declared as US states brace for 40C-plus heatwave More than 200 million Americans were today warned about a "widespread and dangerous" heatwave this weekend with swathes of the country expected be as hot as California's Death Valley....
23:52, 07/19/2019

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures....
23:13, 07/09/2019

Why are jet fighters scrambled to escort planes in an emergency? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhen an airliner with a suspected bomb on board (or in some other emergency) is escorted to its ...
17:26, 07/02/2019

Climate emergency: New hope, or just empty words? Spurred on by the Fridays for Future movement, more and more cities around the world are declaring a climate emergency — in recent weeks, it's been almost a daily occurrence. Is this a sign of real change?...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to take action...
13:39, 04/29/2019

A Man's Love of Licorice Tea Landed Him in the Emergency Room One man’s hot tea habit turned out to be much less relaxing than he hoped, according to his doctors. An 84-year-old Canadian ended up in the emergency department with a serious case of high blood pressure, headache, and chest pain, with the only like...
14:52, 05/27/2019

Emergency Management Reporting Flooding In Brodhead ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Rockcastle County Emergency Management tells LEX 18 that floodwater in Brodhead is several feet deep in some parts. There is water in front of City Hall and Citizens National Bank. Officials say water is across ...
01:52, 06/07/2019

UK lawmakers to ask for emergency Brexit debate on Monday: ITV British opposition lawmakers are due to request an emergency debate in parliament on Monday to try to force the government to publish a no-deal Brexit planning document and make Prime Minister Boris Johnson adhere to law, an ITV correspondent said....
00:13, 09/09/2019

Emergency Crews Respond To Motorcycle Crash On I-75 SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Emergency crews were on the scene Saturday afternoon after a motorcycle crashed into a concrete barrier on Interstate Highway 75. The crash occurred just after noon when the vehicle apparently struck the concrete ba...
18:52, 05/11/2019

AZDPS enhancing emergency alert system PHOENIX, Ariz. — The Arizona Department of Public Safety is enhancing the way it sends out emergency alerts. AZDPS sends out three types of alerts. Amber Alerts are for abducted children. Blue Alerts are for at-large suspects who have killed or...
09:52, 09/17/2019

Ebola Cases Rise in Congo Border City Amid Fears of Outbreak Spreading (KINSHASA, Congo) — The 1-year-old daughter and the wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week have tested positive for the disease, health officials confirmed Thursday, while Rwanda briefly closed its border with...
11:26, 08/02/2019

Don’t panic, support DR Congo in fight against deadly Ebola virus, UN health agency urges Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, reiterating an appeal for the international community to show support and solidarity fo...
20:52, 07/19/2019

Congolese cross-border trader's Ebola death fuels Uganda outbreak fears A Congolese woman who died of Ebola this month vomited four times in a Ugandan market after crossing the border days earlier to sell fish, the WHO said, fuelling fears that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo....
19:13, 07/17/2019

Second Person Dies of Ebola in Major Congo City, Raising Fears the Virus Could Spread (KINSHASA, Congo) — A second person died Wednesday of Ebola in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma, again raising fears the virus could spread beyond the country’s borders as the outbreak enters a second year. The man may never ha...
03:00, 08/01/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo began in August....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have launched an urgent measles vaccination campaign in Ebola-hit regions, after a...
12:39, 07/12/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already ...
22:52, 04/30/2019

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the response, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on T...
20:39, 05/28/2019

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and injured two others. ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Fourth Ebola case found in Congo city, raising fears of faster spread A fourth case of Ebola has been confirmed in the eastern Congo city of Goma, the government said late on Thursday, as the disease spreads in a city of more than 1 million people....
14:39, 08/02/2019

UN working ‘intensively’ to stop Ebola in eastern DR Congo, following second case in major border town Senior UN officials tasked with controlling the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have responded to Tuesday’s confirmation of a second case of Ebola in Goma, a major trading town in the vast country’s restive east, near the bor...
18:39, 07/31/2019

Emergency crews rescue hiker at Sabino Canyon TUCSON – Multiple emergency crews rescued a woman after being injured while hiking in Sabino Canyon on Friday. Rural Metro Fire District says the woman suffered an ankle injury due to “rugged terrain.” Paramedics assisted the patient out of the canyo...
23:52, 05/17/2019

Emergency aid bill challenges Pelosi’s grip on Democrats A $4.5 million House bill aimed at providing more funding to migrant families detained at the U.S.-Mexico border is posing a challenge to Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s grip on her party, as its liberal faction argue it doesn’t go far enough...
11:13, 06/25/2019

U.S. emergency alert test on TV and radio expected this week A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System will be sent to radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cell phones hit by a presidential alert last year, U.S. agencies said on Monday....
20:39, 08/05/2019

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U.S. as a whole to join the growing number of towns, states, and countries recognizing that yes, clima...
01:00, 07/10/2019

Beleaguered Barneys New York turned down for emergency loan Barneys’ latest effort to find a financial fix to stay afloat fell flat, The Post has learned. The luxury retailer, which has been on a hunt for a buyer or investor to provide a cash infusion, was rejected by its primary lender last week when it requ...
02:13, 08/03/2019

Mirtha Legrand rushed to hospital for emergency surgery Legendary actress and TV presenter, who has dominated Argentina’s screens for decades, was rushed to hospital on Sunday night to undergo an emergency operation. She is now stable and doing well, aides report....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Outage in Netherlands knocks out emergency services for hours The Dutch were given a frightening lesson about society's reliance on technology. A major telecommunications outage knocked Netherland's version of 911 offline for a few hours on Monday, reported Reuters. The outage originated on Royal KPN&...
04:52, 06/25/2019

Russian plane's emergency landing injures 23 A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports Thursday after colliding with a flock of birds, injuring at least 23 people, Russian officials said.        ...
23:26, 08/15/2019

At Least 40 Dead In Russian Plane’s Fiery Emergency Landing (AP PHOTO) MOSCOW (AP) – A Russian airliner burst into flames while making an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport Sunday evening, and at least 40 people died, officials said. The Sukhoi SSJ100 operated by national airline A...
06:13, 05/06/2019

U.S. orders non-emergency workers to leave Iraq embassy The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel from its embassy in Iraq as a result of rising tensions in the region, officials said Wednesday....
15:39, 05/15/2019

Iran tanker seizure: UK holds emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is discussing a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK said safe navigation through the Strait of Hormuz was "a top priority."...
16:00, 07/22/2019

2 Killed As Plane Crashes Into Building During Emergency Landing A Russian passenger plane overshot the runway, crashed into a building and caught fire at an airport in Siberia on Thursday, killing two crew members, officials said....
09:39, 06/27/2019

Berlusconi says ready for EU vote after "big fright" of emergency surgery Four-time Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, 82, said on Monday he was ready to resume all electoral engagements after undergoing emergency surgery last week for a bowel obstruction that made him fear for his life....
14:52, 05/06/2019

See What Happens When People Disregard Safety Instructions in a Plane Emergency If you’ve been on an airplane enough times, you probably have the safety information memorized: “In the event of an evacuation, please proceed calmly to the nearest emergency exit,” and so on....
09:39, 08/30/2019

FCC wants to fine CBS for using fake emergency alert in 'Young Sheldon' The Federal Communications Commission is cracking down on the use of emergency alerts unless there's a legitimate crisis. Its latest target is a Young Sheldon episode broadcast in April 2018. CBS said "sound producers modified a version of the E...
00:00, 09/10/2019

Corbyn in emergency meeting over Labour antisemitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to hold an emergency meeting of his shadow cabinet and a showdown with his MPs as the antisemitism crisis engulfing Labour threatened to spiral out of control....
09:13, 07/16/2019

Situation In West Bengal Nothing Less Than Emergency: Prakash Javadekar The situation in West Bengal is akin to a "state of emergency" under Mamata Banerjee's rule, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday, asserting that the BJP believes in democracy and is......
23:00, 06/25/2019

Update: In the Event of an Emergency, Leave Your Luggage on the Plane. Really. Passengers who insist on retrieving carry-on bags in times of crisis have become a major concern for flight attendants tasked with evacuating planes as quickly as possible....
05:52, 05/07/2019

The President’s ‘Emergency’ Tariffs on Mexican Goods, Explained The president is again going beyond his predecessors in using powers that lawmakers granted the presidency for use in exigent circumstances. This time, Republicans say they will push back....
22:13, 06/06/2019

People Jailed During Emergency Observe Its 44th Anniversary In UP ''Loktantra Senanis'' of Uttar Pradesh, who were jailed during Emergency imposed this day in June 1975 Tuesday observed 44th anniversary of the "draconian" day....
23:00, 06/25/2019

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in December, only to show up the work the next day. Sources...
00:39, 06/05/2019

Police: Mystery man pulling emergency brakes on subways NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have been searching for a person who has been intentionally pulling the emergency brakes on subway cars for no legitimate purpose. Police on Thursday released images and video of a man they say rode on the outside...
03:00, 05/24/2019

France failing to tackle climate emergency, report says Stark warning comes as UK commits to net zero emissions target for 2050France is falling behind on tackling the climate emergency despite ambitious promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new report has found, saying Paris is worryingly far fr...
00:00, 06/26/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
13:26, 07/13/2019

Emergency rush hour landing on Florida highway A small airplane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway ramp during rush hour and crashed into a car. News outlets report the plane landed on an Interstate 4 on-ramp just north of Orlando. Nobody was hurt. (May 17)     &#...
12:13, 05/17/2019