Ebola epidemic claims nearly 2,000 lives in Africa, warning by WHO

Ebola epidemic claims nearly 2,000 lives in Africa, warning by WHO

Geneva/Kinshasa: The World Health Organisation (WHO) informed that the Ebola epidemic which started in DR Congo, about a year ago, is still not under control and has claimed nearly 2,000 lives. Only last month, the Ebola epidemic was declared an international emergency. After this, claims had been made that an effective Ebola vaccine had been […]

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Deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa, a global emergency, announces WHO

Deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa, a global emergency, announces WHO

Geneva/Kinshasa: ‘Over the last few months, the Ebola epidemic spreading rapidly in the African country of DR Congo constitutes a health emergency at the international level. The announcement will not change the situation in the disease is spreading area. However, it would at the least attract the attention of the international community,’ said the World […]

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Deadly outbreaks like Ebola might rise in the near future, warns WHO

Deadly outbreaks like Ebola might rise in the near future, warns WHO

Geneva/ Kinshasa: “The world is entering into a new phase. With time, the number and expanse of the outbreaks of deadly diseases like Ebola would consistently rise,” warned the World Health Organization. Currently, the Ebola outbreak has been spreading rapidly in ‘DR Congo’ and has killed 1300, so far. Despite the advanced technology, awareness and […]

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More than 40 million displaced in the world due to violence and internal conflicts, reports ‘Norwegian Refugee Council’

More than 40 million displaced in the world due to violence and internal conflicts, reports ‘Norwegian Refugee Council’

Oslo: The conflicts and violence,in most countries across the globe, have resulted in the displacement of nearly 40 million people. The number of people displaced in 2018 alone, is more than 10 million and ‘Norwegian Refugee Council’ report claimed that this is the highest in world history. As per the United Nations report released last […]

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Against the background of increasing violence in DR Congo, Ebola death toll crosses 1,000

Against the background of increasing violence in DR Congo, Ebola death toll crosses 1,000

Kinshasa: More than 1,000 people have been killed in DR Congo, regarded as the second biggest Ebola outbreak in history. Of these 27 were health workers and thus the World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed fears that the situation could worsen. The experts claimed that the ongoing violence and the mistrust among the local population […]

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Ebola outbreak: Deadly virus claims more than 245 lives in Congo, WHO claims it to be second deadliest in history

Ebola outbreak: Deadly virus claims more than 245 lives in Congo, WHO claims it to be second deadliest in history

Kinshasa: The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has claimed more than 245 lives. The World Health Organisation (WHO) informed it is the second largest and deadliest Ebola outbreak in history. Previously in 2014, the Ebola outbreak had claimed more than 11,000 lives. Peter Salama, a senior WHO official while giving […]

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Ebola epidemic kills 44 in Congo, more than 1,500 infected as per WHO

Ebola epidemic kills 44 in Congo, more than 1,500 infected as per WHO

Geneva/Kinshasa: Congo has been hit by Ebola once again after claiming 33 lives just three months ago. The disease is once again rampant in Congo since the past two weeks and has claimed 44 lives. The World Health Organisation (WHO) expresses fear over more than 1,500 people being infected with the virus and the numbers […]

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Eight more countries in Africa may be hit by Ebola following Congo, warns the World Health Organisation

Eight more countries in Africa may be hit by Ebola following Congo, warns the World Health Organisation

Geneva/Kinshasa: The Ebola epidemic has reached dangerous proportions and has already claimed 26 lives. The World Health Organisation has warned that this epidemic in Congo is extremely dangerous and eight more countries in Africa might contract this epidemic in the near future. This is the eighth time that the African nations have contracted Ebola epidemic […]

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