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Ebola Keeps Coming Back. This Time's It's In A Conflict Zone.
And its return in the Democratic Republic of Congo points to the concerning rise of the worst kind of outbreaks, experts say.
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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U.S. Announces Additional $7 Million Donation In Fight Against Ebola In Congo
It’s going to take an estimated $26 million to quell the outbreak, and the U.S. has raised its contribution from $1 million to $8 million.
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USAID Donates $1 Million To Fight Ebola Outbreak In DR Congo
The outbreak is estimated to cost about $26 million to contain.
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WHO Decides Not To Declare International Health Emergency Over Ebola Outbreak
WHO cited the fast response to the outbreak and pending use of a vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Ebola Case In Urban Area Leaves Experts Worried About The Outbreak's 'New Phase'
A city in the Democratic Republic of Congo that's home to almost 1.2 million people is now at risk.
Ebola Is Back And World Health Officials Are Racing To Stop Another Catastrophe
The World Health Organization is proposing to deploy the experimental Ebola vaccine against the new outbreak.
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WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak After Democratic Republic Of The Congo Confirms 2 Cases
This is the second outbreak in under a year for the central African country.
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Trump's Department Of Homeland Security Is Cruelly Separating Asylum-Seeking Families
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At least 429 cases of family separation have occurred in about the last 15 months, according to the ACLU.
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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
Published by the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics an...
by Emma Leathley In April, one of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s most powerful opposition leadersrequested Secretary
Ambassador Nikki Haley's Trip To Africa
President, Refugees International
Co-authored by Alexandra Lamarche, Advocate, Refugees International As the highest-level Trump Administration official to
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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.
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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Mass Murder Is The Norm In Democratic Republic of Congo Conflict
Armed groups are battling the government, and innocent civilians are caught in the middle.
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UN Rights Chief Calls For International Investigation Into Congo Massacres
At least 42 mass graves have already been found.
As Troops Withdraw, Women Fear Return Of Joseph Kony’s LRA
By Alexandra Fisher, Women & Girls
In the Central African Republic, the women of Obo are considering leaving their homes when Ugandan and U.S. troops abandon
More Than 31 Million People Were Internally Displaced In 2016: Report
That's a rate of about one person fleeing their home every second.
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