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Clinic in Mbandaka, DRC, where health care workers treat Ebola patients

Photo: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to throw the support of “the whole United Nations system” into stemming the Read more

DR Congo

Jémima Masika was infected with Ebola and survived.

© UNFPA DRC - Brigitte Kiaku

Ms. Masika contracted the disease while taking care of her sick aunt. “I was helping my aunt, and she was vomiting a lot. I had to clean after her several times. Then, after, I began to feel unwell. I was having the same clinical signs as the ones Read more

DR Congo

An all-star cast thriller, recounting how Ebola was eradicated in Nigeria in 93 days, comes to London next month. 93 Days (http://93daysmovie.com/) is based on the true-life story of the men and women who risked their lives and made sacrifices to Read more

Arts

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A clinical trial of a possible treatment for Ebola has begun at ELWA 3 - Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF)’s Ebola Management Centre in Monrovia, Liberia Read more

Health

Juliana Kemokai from Kenema, Sierra Leone, is an Ebola survivor. Since the beginning of the outbreak, she lost her son, husband, mother, father and sister to the deadly disease but she and her other son managed to survive. Read more

Sierra Leone

Public Health England has sifted the facts from fiction in relation to Ebola for anyone traveling to or from Sierra Leone, Guinea or Liberia. Read more

Health

Over 2.000 people from Voloblai are registered to receive food assistance. Since no one is allowed out of quarantined zones and many markets are closed, it is crucial to bring food to the residents

Picture - WFP/Donaig Le Du

The number of people facing food insecurity due to the Ebola epidemic in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone could top one million by March 2015 unless access to food is drastically improved and measures are put in place to safeguard crop and livestock Read more

News

International charity - Melqosh Mission has launched its global #PurpledToStopEbola campaign. Read more

Sierra Leone

Lyca’s Gnanam Foundation has donated £59,000 to Save the Children in support of its work to help the victims of the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Read more

Health

Now that we got the ‘all clear’ and we have been able to reasonably restrain the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease in Nigeria, we can take a more dispassionate look at the issue, its genesis and some ramifications. Read more

Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has given Nigeria the all-clear on Ebola virus transmission. The story of how Nigeria ended what many believed to be potentially the most explosive Ebola outbreak imaginable is worth telling in detail. Read more

Health

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has officially declared the Ebola outbreak in Senegal over and commended the country on its diligence to end the transmission of the virus. Read more

News

Sierra Leone has started a three-day nationwide lockdown in an effort to halt the Ebola outbreak that has left thousands dead in the country. Read more

Sierra Leone

A system to monitor the economic impact of Ebola in Sierra Leone has been activated by the International Growth Centre (IGC) and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) in light of the significant effect the crisis will have on the country. Read more

Sierra Leone

The doctor in Nigeria who contracted the deadly Ebola disease while treating the late Patrick Sawyer who brought in the virus from Liberia, is dead. Read more

News

Ireland's Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Co-operation - Sean Sherlock, TD, has expressed his increasing concern at the continued spread of Ebola in West Africa and announced additional funding to help combat the Read more

Health

Dr. Kent Brantly thought he was going to die. It was the ninth day since the American missionary worker came down sick with Ebola in Liberia. His condition worsening by the minute, Brantly called his wife to say goodbye. Read more

Health

  • Jémima Masika was infected with Ebola and survived.

    © UNFPA DRC - Brigitte Kiaku

    Jémima Masika was infected with Ebola and survived.

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