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Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry

KINSHASA, Congo --- Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest. Four new cases have been confirmed as Ebola, said the health ministry in a statement released early Sunday. A total of 46 cases of hemorrhagic fever have been reported in the current outbreak, including 21 confirmed cases of Ebola, 21 probable and four suspected. Congo President Joseph Kabila and his Cabinet agreed Saturday to increase funds for the Ebola emergency response which now amounts to more than $4 million. The Cabinet endorsed the decision to provide free health care in the aff...Keep on reading: Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerMay 20th, 2018

Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry

KINSHASA, Congo --- Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest. Four new cases have been confirmed as Ebola, said the health ministry in a statement released early Sunday. A total of 46 cases of hemorrhagic fever have been reported in the current outbreak, including 21 confirmed cases of Ebola, 21 probable and four suspected. Congo President Joseph Kabila and his Cabinet agreed Saturday to increase funds for the Ebola emergency response which now amounts to more than $4 million. The Cabinet endorsed the decision to provide free health care in the aff...Keep on reading: Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 27

KINSHASA,  DR Congo – Two more people have died of Ebola in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo, bringing the toll to 27 in nearly a month, the health ministry said on Wednesday, June 6. Of the two deaths, one occurred in the remote area of Bikoro, where the first cases were ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

9 dead since Ebola resurfaced in DR Congo this month – ministry

Beni, DR Congo -- Nine confirmed Ebola victims have died since the virus resurfaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo this month, the country's health ministry said Tuesday.   The previous official death toll was at seven, with the two latest victims -- like all the others -- registered in the Beni region in North Kivu province, an eastern region with deep security problems which shares borders with Uganda and Rwanda. The health ministry on August 1 announced that the country was facing its 10th outbreak of Ebola since 1976. Thirty-three people died in an outbreak in the northwest, which was only declared over at the end of July. "In total, 43 cases of haemorrhagic ...Keep on reading: 9 dead since Ebola resurfaced in DR Congo this month – ministry.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Congo confirms end of latest deadly Ebola outbreak

Congo’s latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus is over, the health ministry announced Tuesday, after a speedy response to limit its spread in remote rural areas and a city of more than 1 million people. Congo confirms end of latest deadly Ebola outbreak Congo’s latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus is over, the… link: Congo confirms end of latest deadly Ebola outbreak.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

Congo's health ministry has announced six new confirmed cases of the Ebola virus and two new suspected cases while a vaccination effort enters its second day......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

WHO says Ebola outbreak has spread to a Congo city

GENEVA, Switzerland (UPDATED) – The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread to a city, the World Health Organization said Thursday, May 17, raising concern the deadly virus may prove tougher to contain. ======================= The fresh outbreak, publicly declared on May 8 with 23 deaths so far, had previously ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Congo announces 9 suspected Ebola cases, including 3 deaths

KINSHASA — One person has been confirmed dead from Ebola in an outbreak in a remote corner of northern Congo as health authorities look into a total of nine.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 12th, 2017

Dengue kills 4 in Iloilo; chikungunya cases rise

FOUR dengue patients died in Iloilo province from January 1 to July 28, 2018 even as chikungunya cases spike according to the Provincial Health Office (PHO). In an interview on Monday, Provincial Health Office chief Dr. Maria Socorro Quiñon said two of the four dengue-related deaths were in Janiuay town and one each in the […] The post Dengue kills 4 in Iloilo; chikungunya cases rise appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Study: Heat Deaths to Jump in Absence of Changes

LONDON - The number of people dying from heat waves is likely to rise sharply in some regions by 2080 if policymakers fail to take mitigating steps in climate and health policies, according to the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2018

WHO predicts Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could end soon

The director general of the World Health said Sunday he believed a swift end could be put to the outbreak of Ebola in northwestern DR Congo, some 21 days which has left 27 people dead over the past month. WHO predicts Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could end soon The director general of the World… link: WHO predicts Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could end soon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Chinese doctors to help fight Ebola in Congo

BEIJING -- A team of Chinese health experts will depart for the Democratic Republic of Congo this week to help fight an Ebola outbreak in the west central African nation. Gao Fu, head of the Chines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

5 new Ebola cases in DR Congo, says authorities

MBANDAKA, DR Congo – Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday, June 2, they had detected 5 fresh suspected cases of Ebola in the deadly outbreak afflicting the northwest of the country. Three new cases were recorded in the Bikoro area and two in Wangata, the national health ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

Superstition stopping Ebola victims from seeking medical care

MBANDAKA, DR Congo – Health workers ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

DR Congo reports 3 new Ebola cases

KINSHASA, DR Congo – Three new Ebola cases have been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's sprawling northwest taking the number of suspected infections to 43, the health minister said in a statement seen Saturday, May 19. Alarm bells sounded on Thursday after the outbreak, previously reported in a remote ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

WHO says high risk Ebola will spread in DR Congo

GENEVA, Switzerland – An Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo has a high risk of spreading internally, the World Health Organization warned Friday, May 18, ahead of a meeting on whether to declare it an event of international concern. In a statement, the UN agency said WHO Director General ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

WHO says Ebola outbreak has spread to DR Congo city

GENEVA — The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread to a city, the World Health Organization said Thursday, raising concern the deadly virus may prove tougher to contain. “One new case of Ebola virus disease has been confirmed in Wangata, one of the three health zones of Mbandaka, a city of […] The post WHO says Ebola outbreak has spread to DR Congo city appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

WHO reports new Ebola case in DR Congo, vaccine this week

KINSHASA, DR Congo – The head of the World Health Organization said on Sunday, May 13 there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and that an experimental vaccine to fight the disease is expected to become available in the country this week. Doctor Tedros ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Japan’s Unemployment Rate Rises for 1st Time in 9 Months in Feb.

Japan’s unemployment rate increased in February, the government said in a report on Friday. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the unemployment rate rose to 2.5 percent in the recording month, marking the first rise in nine months. Separately, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said that job availability in Japan […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2018

SC upholds re-extension of martial law, Duque on Dengvaxia, Asian stocks plunge | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The Supreme Court upholds the constitutionality of President Rodrigo Duterte's extension of martial law in Mindanao until the end of 2018.  President Rodrigo Duterte wants all studies and exploration by foreign scientists in Benham Rise to stop.  Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and medical experts from the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital say there's no need to panic over the alleged deaths ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

Ambulance blast in Kabul kills at least 63, with 151 wounded

KABUL – The casualty toll in Saturday’s ambulance bomb attack in the Afghan capital Kabul has, so far, risen to at least 63 dead and 151 wounded, but the total may rise further, a health ministry official said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for Saturday’s suicide blast. They also claimed the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 27th, 2018