The WHO along with its partners have treated and vaccinated more than 40,000 people at high risk, across dense rainforests and crowded urban areas.
An 11th Ebola outbreak has been declared on 1 June 2020 as new cases are already cropping up in the northwestern city of Mbandaka.
WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Congo 'global health emergency'; virus infects two million-strong city of Goma
In June, the Ebola outbreak spilled across the border for the first time when a family brought the virus into Uganda after attending the burial in Congo of an infected relative. Even then, the expert committee advised against a declaration.
Latest Ebola outbreak in Congo kills over 500; govt says new vaccination programme saved ‘thousands’
More than 500 people have died from the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but a vaccination programme has prevented thousands more deaths, the country's health minister told AFP.
WHO convenes emergency meeting amid fresh Ebola outbreak in Congo; 179 confirmed cases, 104 deaths reported so far
Aid organisations have expressed alarm as the rate of new Ebola cases has more than doubled this month
Researchers find new species of Ebola virus in bats in Sierra Leone; unclear if it can cause disease
A new Ebola virus has been found in bats in Sierra Leone, two years after the end of an outbreak that killed over 11,000 across West Africa, the government said on Thursday.
Canadian researchers in a clinical trial have developed a Ebola vaccine which is well-tolerated and showed no safety concerns
India beleives that a Lack of funds and inadequate coordination among UN organisations is limiting peace-building efforts.
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Thursday that the Ebola epidemic that has ravaged west Africa for two years was over after Liberia, the last affected country, received the all-clear.
Almost $2.9 billion was pledged by the end of 2014 in donations to fight West Africa's Ebola epidemic, yet only around 40 percent had actually reached affected countries, researchers said on Tuesday.
India has lauded the progress made by the international community in containing the Ebola epidemic.
An Italian doctor who contracted Ebola in west Africa has recovered from the disease after undergoing experimental treatment, local media has reported.
A team of researchers think they have pinpointed how the Ebola epidemic in West Africa started with a small boy playing in a hollowed-out tree where infected bats lived.
The last region of Sierra Leone to be affected by Ebola, Koinadugu, in the north-east of the country, has seen 50 people die from the virus in recent weeks, according to the Red Cross.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has criticised the travel bans and closing of borders by countries in response to the Ebola outbreak.
The "Radio Against Ebola" campaign is targeting Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Togo and Benin -- none of which have had any Ebola cases -- as well as Senegal, which has been declared rid of the virus, and Mali, the latest affected country.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern about restrictions imposed by several countries and localities on travelers from major Ebola-affected countries, a spokesperson said here on Monday.
A snippet from The Simpsons way back in 1997 shows that our favourite Springfield residents may have been on to Ebola a long time before the rest of us.
A US patient who has asked to remain anonymous has recovered from the Ebola virus and was released from the hospital, Emory University Healthcare said. The man was infected with Ebola while in Sierra Leone and was airlifted with the aid of the US State Department to the Atlanta, Georgia hospital on September 9.
European foreign ministers gather in Luxembourg today to try and formalise a joint EU response to combat the Ebola virus amid diplomatic warnings the crisis has reached a "tipping point".