Disease Epidemic threats loom in Africa, more than 70 killed by Lassa Fever epidemic in Nigeria

Disease Epidemic threats loom in Africa, more than 70 killed by Lassa Fever epidemic in Nigeria

Abuja/Kinshasa: Although the COVID-19 outbreak has not affected the African continent, the threat of other epidemics looms large. The outbreak of Lassa fever is on a rampage in Nigeria, the largest country in Africa, and more than 70 people have died in the outbreak. At the same time, the influence of the Ebola virus epidemic […]

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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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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 death toll in DR Congo crosses 410, WHO fear the disease, could spread to the neighbouring countries.

Ebola death toll in DR Congo crosses 410, WHO fear the disease, could spread to the neighbouring countries.

Kinshasa: By each passing day, the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo is evolving into a more dangerous form than it is at present taking the death tolla bove 410. Fears have been expressed that the epidemic could continue for six more months and the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that it could also spread […]

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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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