Ebola outbreak declared in Uganda

Ebola outbreak declared in Uganda

Health authorities in Uganda declared an outbreak of Ebola on September 20, 2022, after a case of the Sudan virus disease (SUDV) was confirmed in the Mubende district in the central part of the country. This is the first Ebola disease outbreak caused by the Sudan virus in Uganda since 2012. A National Task Force is meeting every day.

DR Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province

DR Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province

The health authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a new outbreak of Ebola on April 23, 2022, after a case was confirmed in Mbandaka, a city in the north-western Equateur Province. This is the third outbreak in the province since 2018.

COVID-19 death toll reaches 2 700, markets plunge amid pandemic fears

COVID-19 death toll reaches 2 700, markets plunge amid pandemic fears

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday, February 25, 2020, that the COVID-19 outbreak could grow into a pandemic as markets plunged, while cases peak in China and surge outside the country. South Korea and Italy now rank second and third with the most…

WHO mission gets underway as COVID-19 death toll passes 1 770

WHO mission gets underway as COVID-19 death toll passes 1 770

Specialists from the World Health Organization (WHO) have started meetings with their Chinese counterparts on dealing with the coronavirus disease– now officially called COVID-19– which has so far officially killed 1 776 people. The number of infected with the…