Tag: Ebola virus

Scientists are a step closer to curing Ebola as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival

Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in Congo.

Rwanda shuts border near Goma after second case of Ebola fever confirmed in the DRC city

Congo’s presidency said on Thursday that Rwandan authorities had closed the border between Goma and its nearest town of Gisenyi for all people other than...

WHO says investigators conclude that Congolese woman who may have spread the Ebola virus in Uganda did not enter Rwanda

A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

Ebola 3 years later: Are we ready for the next epidemic?

Ebola 3 years later: Are we ready for the next epidemic?
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