Ebola News

Hundred children die in DR Congo measles outbreak

By AFP More than a hundred children in Democratic Republic of Congo have died of measles since the start of the year, an outbreak that has added to deadly epidemics of cholera and Ebola, the UN said on Wednesday.

The East African , Kenya Feb 14, 2019

Hundred children die in DR Congo measles outbreak

By AFP More than a hundred children in Democratic Republic of Congo have died of measles since the start of the year, an outbreak that has added to deadly epidemics of cholera and Ebola, the UN said on Wednesday.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 13, 2019

100 children die in DRC measles outbreak

KINSHASA More than a hundred children in Democratic Republic of Congo have died of measles since the start of the year, an outbreak that has added to deadly epidemics of cholera and Ebola, the UN said on Wednesday.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 13, 2019

MPs back Kiwanda on Miss Curvy beauty contest

Those opposing it are actually discriminating against women who are not skinny.” Meanwhile, the state minister for health Sarah Opendi dismissed reports that there is an outbreak of Ebola in the country.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 13, 2019

Uganda allays Ebola fears after 13 isolated

By DICTA ASIIMWE Uganda's Health ministry on Wednesday said there is no Ebola case in the country after blood tests from a man suspected to have died of the haemorrhagic fever was found to be negative.

The East African , Kenya Feb 13, 2019

LIVE: Uganda Today - Wednesday February 13

The health ministry says there is no confirmed Ebola virus disease case in Uganda and that active case search continues in all communities, health facilities and on formal and informal border crossings.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 13, 2019

Uganda health workers respond swiftly after suspected Ebola death

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan health workers have acted with swiftness to respond to a suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case that occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the body repatriated to Tororo in Uganda by relatives for burial.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 12, 2019

Africa’s leaders gather to launch new health financing initiative.

Growing our continent will be impossible if we do not put significant investments in health.” Recent months have seen concerning news which puts decades of progress at risk: measles and malaria cases rising, the rising toll of Ebola, and a rise in vaccine-derived polio outbreaks.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 11, 2019

Ebola death toll in DR Congo passes 500: health ministry

More than 500 people have died from the latest Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, but a vaccination programme has prevented thousands more deaths, the country's health minister said.

Al Jazeera , Africa Feb 9, 2019

Deadly drug-resistant TB a global threat

Deadly, drug-resistant tuberculosis -- as lethal as Ebola and tough to treat in even the best hospitals -- is a "blinking red" worldwide threat, the head of a global health fund warned in an interview with AFP.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 8, 2019