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COVID19: 241,682 deaths and counting

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis: Green light for experimental drug  US authorities approve an experimental drug for emergency use on patients, in the latest step in the global push to find viable treatments and a vaccine. Remdesivir, an antiviral drug initially developed to treat Ebola, is given the green light after […] The post COVID19: 241,682 deaths and counting appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsMay 3rd, 2020Related News

After Ebola, Liberian doctors have head start on coronavirus

Many Liberians remember Jerry Brown, the doctor leading the country's coronavirus response team, for his fearlessness during the Ebola crisis in the West African state......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsApr 24th, 2020Related News

Gamot sa malaria, arthritis, ebola susubukan vs COVID-19

NEW YORK - Sinusubukan na ngayon ng mga eksperto sa Estados Unidos ang gamot na hydroxychloroquine na antimalaria medicine at ginagamit din ng mga doktor sa sakit na arthritis......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsMar 21st, 2020Related News

Court rules school ban on preggies be scrapped

In 2015, a group of 5,000 girls were expelled for getting pregnant during the Ebola crisis, before the decision was reversed by the government. #preggieschoolban #sierraleone The post Court rules school ban on preggies be scrapped appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 12th, 2019Related News

Second Ebola vaccine introduced in DR Congo

GOMA, DR Congo – Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, November 14, introduced a second vaccine to fight the deadly Ebola virus in the east of the country, the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) charity said. It said the new vaccine, produced by a Belgian subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is aimed at protecting about ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 14th, 2019Related News

Philippines monitoring Ebola outbreak in Congo

The Philippine goverrnment is monitoring the outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo to prevent the spread of the disease in the country, an official said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 17th, 2019Related News

DR Congo ex-minister accused of $4.3 million embezzlement

KINSHASA, DR Congo – Detained former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been accused of embezzling $4.3 million of public funds raised to tackle the Ebola epidemic , his defense counsel said Sunday, September 15, while insisting on his innocence. "Police accuse him of having siphoned off a total of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 15th, 2019Related News

DR Congo ex-health exec nabbed for stealing Ebola funds

KINSHASA, DR Congo – Former Democratic Republic of the Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been arrested over allegations he embezzled public funds to tackle the Ebola epidemic, police said on Saturday, September 14. Ilunga, who resigned as health minister in July after being removed as head of the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 14th, 2019Related News

Rwanda shuts DR Congo border after Ebola cases in frontier city

GOMA, DR Congo – Rwanda has shuttered 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 Thursday, August 1. The announcement coincided with the first anniversary of an epidemic ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2019Related News

DR Congo Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary

GOMA, DR Congo – An Ebola epidemic in eastern DR Congo sharply widened Wednesday, July 31, the eve of the first anniversary of the outbreak, with one death and another diagnosis reported and the quarantining of 15 people in a previously unaffected province. A total of 1,803 lives have been lost ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2019Related News

DR Congo Ebola outbreak an emergency of global concern – WHO

KINSHASA, DR Congo – The World Health Organization on Wednesday, july 17, 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. The year-old Ebola epidemic in eastern DR Congo, the second deadliest on record, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 18th, 2019Related News

Ebola patient in DR Congo city of Goma has died – governor

GOMA, DR Congo – The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma has died, the governor of North Kivu province said on Tuesday, July 16. The case – the first in a major urban hub in the region's nearly year-old epidemic of the disease – has sparked ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 17th, 2019Related News

Ebola death toll breaks 1,500 mark in DR Congo

KINSHASA, DR Congo – More than 1,500 people have died in a nearly 10-month-old outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said Monday, June 24. As of Sunday, June 23, 1,506 people have died out of 2,239 recorded cases , it said. Earlier this month, the virus claimed ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 25th, 2019Related News

Tanzania in danger following Ebola cases in neighbor Uganda – minister

NAIROBI, Kenya – Tanzania's health minister issued an Ebola 'alert' Sunday, June 16 after the disease, which has killed over 1,400 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, appeared in their shared neighbor, Uganda . "I want to alert the public that there is the threat of an Ebola epidemic in ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 16th, 2019Related News

WHO emergency panel meets on Ebola after Uganda deaths

GENEVA, Switzerland – The World Health Organization emergency committee was meeting Friday, June 14, on whether to declare a raging Ebola epidemic an international threat, after an outbreak that began in Democratic Republic of Congo crossed into Uganda. The WHO panel, which was formed in 2005, has used the label ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 14th, 2019Related News

1,400 katao nasawi sa Ebola outbreak sa DR Congo

  Congo – Nasawi ang nasa halos 1,400 katao sa Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) dahil sa pagkalat ng Ebola virus na siya namang pinangamba ng mga doktor.Pagkalat ng Ebola virus patulo sa Ayon sa […].....»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsJun 13th, 2019Related News

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DR Congo

KAMPALA, Uganda – A 5-year-old boy who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told Agence France-Presse (AFP) Wednesday, June 12, as two of his family members also tested positive for the virus after a visit to neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo . The World Health Organization ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 12th, 2019Related News

Ebola cases in DR Congo break 2,000 mark

KINSHASA, DR Congo – DR Congo's health ministry said 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. "Since the start of the epidemic, the total number of cases stands ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 4th, 2019Related News

More than 1,000 dead in D.R. Congo Ebola epidemic

KINSHASA: More than 1,000 people have now died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said, as aid workers warned that the highly contagious virus combined with insecurity…READ The post More than 1,000 dead in D.R. Congo Ebola epidemic appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMay 4th, 2019Related News

Ebola death toll to pass 1,000 – U.N.

  GENEVA, Switzerland – The current Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed nearly 1,000 people, the UN said Friday, May 3, warning the "intense" spread of the virus was set to persist. The World Health Organization had initially voiced hope it would be able to contain the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 4th, 2019Related News