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Fast-Growing Ebola Outbreak In Congo Has Public Health Officials Alarmed
An active conflict zone and rising infections among health care workers are helping to spread the deadly disease.
New Ebola Outbreak Confirmed In Democratic Republic Of Congo
The news comes just a week after the country announced the end of its ninth Ebola outbreak.
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6 Virunga Park Workers Killed Protecting Endangered Gorillas
"It is unacceptable that Virunga’s rangers continue to pay the highest price in defense of our common heritage."
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10 Humanitarian Crises To Look Out For In 2018
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The raging conflict has had disastrous impacts on Afghan civilians. Last year saw civilian casualties soar to near record
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Congolese Factions Lobbying For U.S. Intervention
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by Emma Leathley In April, one of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s most powerful opposition leadersrequested Secretary
WATCH: The Battle Against Sleeping Sickness
HuffPost traveled to Congo to document efforts to fight this deadly disease.
WATCH: What Life Is Like When A Parasite Destroys Your Sight
HuffPost traveled to Nigeria and Congo to document the fight against this preventable disease.
'Out Of Sight': 360-Degree Film Series On Diseases The World Ignores
HuffPost traveled to Nigeria and Congo to film the devastating toll that three illnesses take on local people, and what’s being done to help.
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Victims Of This Disfiguring Disease 'Feel So Much Pain And Shame'
Nearly half the population of Congo is at risk for elephantiasis, which can produce hugely swollen body parts.
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'They Don't Care About Black People Dying In The Bush'
A disease detective calls out the world's apathy toward forgotten illnesses.
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A Deadly Disease Threatens To Regain Ground Deep In The African Jungle
Congo’s doctors are fighting sleeping sickness with scarce resources and too little support.
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Over 500 Dead In Congo As Cholera Epidemic Spreads
The WHO sent a team of experts to Congo this month to try and stop the disease's spread.
He Volunteered To Help Stop A Blinding Parasite. Then He Lost His Sight.
40 million people in the Congo are at risk of river blindness.
A Devastating Blinding Disease Is Crippling Communities In Africa, But It’s Easy For The World To Ignore
Some 40 million people in the Congo are at risk.
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Five Park Rangers Killed In Congo During Rescue Of U.S. Journalist
Gunmen kidnapped the journalist and several others on Friday.
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UN Rights Chief Calls For International Investigation Into Congo Massacres
At least 42 mass graves have already been found.
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WHO Suspects A Fourth Person Died Of Ebola In Congo
Aid workers are having trouble accessing the remote region in the country's north.
Tackling Ebola Outbreak In Remote Congo Presents Huge Challenge
By Kate Kelland, Reuters
The area has no telecommunications, road access or large-scale electrification.
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WHO Confirms Second Ebola Case In Congo
The first case in the outbreak in a remote area of Congo was announced on Friday.
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