DR Congo

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Update on the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
Nov 1, 2012 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

The WHO announced Friday that there have been 52 cases and 25 deaths of Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) reported so far in the Orientale Province of...

DRC and Ugandan Muslims Banned from Mecca for Fear of Ebola and Cholera
Oct 22, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

The Saudi Arabian government has banned people from Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from making this year’s pilgrimage to Mecca...

Gene Sleuths Identify Novel Hemorrhagic Fever Virus
Oct 3, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

In 2009, a fifteen-year-old boy walked into a rural health clinic in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) displaying symptoms of acute...

Ebola Winds Down in Uganda and Persists in DR Congo
Sep 5, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

On Monday, September 3, the World Health Organization stated that the Ebola outbreak in the Kibaale district of Uganda was coming to an end. No new...

August 21 Update on Ebola in DR Congo
Aug 21, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

This morning, WHO reported 15 suspected cases and ten deaths in the Orientale Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Of the suspected cases,...

Cholera Hits Hard in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Jul 18, 2011 | Jane Huston

Cholera continues to affect the Democratic Republic of Congo, with 192 deaths and over 3,000 cases reported by the United Nations. The outbreak began...

Measles in Review: USA, New Zealand, Angola, DR Congo
Mar 4, 2011 | healthmap

Measles is one of the leading causes of death in children and one of the most contagious diseases known.  Among susceptible people (those who are...