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Feb 10, 2019
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.
Oct 16, 2018
WHO convenes emergency meeting amid fresh Ebola outbreak in Congo; 179 confirmed cases, 104 deaths reported so farAid organisations have expressed alarm as the rate of new Ebola cases has more than doubled this month
Jul 27, 2018
Researchers find new species of Ebola virus in bats in Sierra Leone; unclear if it can cause diseaseA 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.
Jun 19, 2017
Ebola virus: Canadian researchers develop experimental vaccine that is said to be safe for humansCanadian researchers in a clinical trial have developed a Ebola vaccine which is well-tolerated and showed no safety concerns
Apr 28, 2016
Need more 'genuine political willingness' for peace-building efforts: IndiaIndia beleives that a Lack of funds and inadequate coordination among UN organisations is limiting peace-building efforts.
Jan 14, 2016
World's worst Ebola outbreak finally over: WHO gives Liberia the all clearThe 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.
Feb 04, 2015
Only 40 percent of Ebola funding reached target countries: ReportAlmost $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.
Jan 22, 2015
Reassuring to hear progress on Ebola crisis, but no scope for complacency: India to UNIndia has lauded the progress made by the international community in containing the Ebola epidemic.
Jan 02, 2015
Italian doctor, who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, recoversAn Italian doctor who contracted Ebola in west Africa has recovered from the disease after undergoing experimental treatment, local media has reported.
Dec 31, 2014
A small boy playing on a tree home to infected bats: How the Ebola epidemic startedA 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.