Ebola

Ebola virus disease (EVD), one of the deadliest viral diseases, was discovered in 1976 when two consecutive outbreaks of fatal hemorrhagic fever occurred in different parts of Central Africa. The first outbreak occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) in a village near the Ebola River, which gave the virus its name. The… Continue reading Ebola

Ebola – Mozambique – Malawi – DRCongo

  AND OUR BORDERS ARE OPEN TO ALL THOSE FROM AFRICA Mozambique has yet to report an Ebola case, but DRC’s regional neighbours have been on high alert while the World Health Organization (WHO) has elevated the crisis to a global health emergency.   Mozambique on Saturday set up disease checkpoints along its border with Malawi… Continue reading Ebola – Mozambique – Malawi – DRCongo

DRCongo – Ebola outbreak (Africa)

  The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared their tenth outbreak of Ebola in 40 years on 1 August 2018. The outbreak is centred in the northeast of the country. With the number of cases passing 2,500, it is now by far the country's largest-ever Ebola outbreak. It is also the second-biggest Ebola epidemic ever recorded, behind the… Continue reading DRCongo – Ebola outbreak (Africa)