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Ebola: New outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo infects hundreds

Kevin Jenkinson | 22 November 2018 | 0 Comments

A simple hug can lead to potential death in the Democratic Republic of Congo – where a new outbreak of the Ebola virus has so far infected 341 people and killed 215.

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Topics: ebola outbreak, ebola virus, ebola, DRCongo, DRC, sierra leone, conflict, death, Africa

Ebola virus outbreak

Joan Bobrov | 14 August 2014 | 0 Comments

The death toll from the ebola virus disease epidemic, now in three capital cities and spreading, stands at 1,841 as of 31 August. The current west African outbreak, which was first diagnosed in Guinea in February, has since spread to Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Senegal.

 Concern supported health staff unpack essential supplies needed to prevent the spread of ebola. Photo: Concern Worldwide

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Topics: epidemic, ebola virus, emergency, ebola outbreak, ebola, sierra leone, liberia, nigeria, senegal

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