Hemorrhagic fever

May 16, 2018 - 8:39 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health ministry says 4,000 doses of the experimental Ebola vaccine have arrived in the capital, Kinshasa, amid the latest outbreak of the deadly disease. Spokeswoman Jessica Ilunga says the vaccines will be sent to Mbandaka and Bikoro, the rural areas where two...
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May 10, 2018 - 6:21 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's minister of health on Thursday announced the first death since a new Ebola outbreak was declared in the country, as well as nine other cases of people sickened by a hemorrhagic fever that is suspected as Ebola. Health officials declared an Ebola outbreak in the...
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May 10, 2018 - 11:42 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A hospital director said Thursday there are five new suspected cases of Ebola in Congo's northwestern town of Bikoro, where an outbreak of the often deadly hemorrhagic fever was declared this week. Two nurses who were in contact with patients are among the suspected cases,...
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May 09, 2018 - 2:34 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The risk of Congo's latest Ebola outbreak spreading is "very low" because of the remote area, a Congolese disease expert said Wednesday as medical teams arrived on the scene. Ebola has been confirmed in at least two people in the northwestern town of Bikoro. Those cases were...
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May 09, 2018 - 2:32 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A disease expert says the risk of Congo's latest Ebola outbreak spreading is "very low" because of the remote area. The hemorrhagic fever has been confirmed in at least two people in the northwestern town of Bikoro. Those cases were discovered after officials last week were...
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May 08, 2018 - 2:16 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's government on Tuesday declared a new outbreak of Ebola in the country's rural northwest, after two cases of the deadly virus were confirmed in Bikoro. Congo's Health Ministry said that of the five samples sent to the National Institute of Biological Research in...
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May 08, 2018 - 1:57 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's government on Tuesday declared a new outbreak of Ebola in the country's rural northwest, after two cases of the deadly virus were confirmed there. Congo's Health Ministry said that of the five samples sent to the National Institute of Biological Research in Kinshasa,...
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May 08, 2018 - 1:38 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's government on Tuesday declared a new outbreak of Ebola in the country's rural northwest, after two cases of the deadly virus were confirmed there. Congo's Health Ministry said that of the five samples sent to the National Institute of Biological Research in Kinshasa,...
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April 20, 2018 - 10:52 am
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has coordinated shipment of an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who was exposed to the potentially deadly disease earlier this month. The U.N. health agency said in an emailed statement on Friday that...
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March 13, 2018 - 4:56 pm
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Election officials in Sierra Leone say balloting to choose the country's next president is heading to a second round in two weeks. Samura Kamara, outgoing President Ernest Bai Koroma's pick as successor, will face off against Julius Maada Bio, who lost to Koroma in...
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