Rwanda: Govt Tightens Covid-19 Restrictions Amid Spike
[Nation] Rwanda has tightened Covid-19 restrictions to curb rising infections and mitigate the risk of a severe third wave that is already being experienced in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Education Cannot Wait for Refugee Children in Crisis, says Yasmine Sherif
Yasmine Sherif in Lebanon with Palestine refugee children. Credit: Education Cannot Wait (ECW)By Nayema NusratNEW YORK, Jun 19 2021 (IPS) With financing, the number of out-of-school refuges could be reduced to zero, Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW) says, as the world commemorates World Refugee Day. In a wide-ranging exclusive interview with IPS in New York, Sherif shared her vision for a world where dignity and the right to believe in better prospects are returned child refugees – something, she says, can be delivered through education. “When you sit down and listen to young refugees in ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nayema Nusrat Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Trade & I Source Type: news

Uganda: Congolese Refugees Look Inward for Support Amid Covid-19 Scourge
[VOA] Kampala -- Uganda, Africa's largest refugee host, is imposing restrictions on movement after another spike in COVID-19 cases, and that's creating an even greater economic struggle for the vulnerable in urban areas. One refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo is finding a way to overcome that struggle and help other refugees. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

‘Gamechanging’ £10m environmental DNA project to map life in world’s rivers
eBioAtlas programme aims to identify fish, birds, amphibians and land animals in freshwater systems from the Ganges to the MekongConcealed by the turbid, swirling waters of the Amazon, the Mekong and the Congo, the biodiversity of the world ’s great rivers has largely remained a mystery to scientists. But now a multimillion-pound project aims to describe and identify the web of life in major freshwater ecosystems around the world with “gamechanging” DNA technology.The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and UK-based environmental DNA (eDNA) specialistsNatureMetrics have launched a partne...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Greenfield Tags: Biodiversity Rivers Environment IUCN red list of endangered species Wildlife Conservation Animals Endangered habitats World news Americas Biology Genetics Amazon rainforest Peru Trees and forests Democratic Republic of the Co Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Switching the Levers of Change - Restoring the Decisions of Women and Girls Over Their Bodies and Future
[UNFPA] BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of the Congo - Lisa* was orphaned as a child and raised by her sister and brother-in-law. Growing up in Bukavu, a small town in South Kivu, the threat of violence, conflict and widespread sexual violence was never far away. "The safest place for me was home," she told UNFPA. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - June 16, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Tighter Anti-Covid Measures as DR Congo Fights Third Wave
[Nation] DR Congo President F élix Tshisekedi has re-imposed several measures aimed at combating the third wave of Covid-19 infections, which was declared on June 3. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Tshisekedi Says Situation 'Very Serious' As Covid Deaths Rise in DRC
[East African] As President F élix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) went to comfort residents of Goma, who are recovering from the effects a volcanic eruption, he spoke of the situation currently prevailing in the country -- that of the exponential upsurge of the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Tshisekedi Says Situation 'Very Serious' as Covid-19 Deaths Rise
[Nation] Kinshasa -- As President F élix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) went to comfort residents of Goma, who are recovering from the effects a volcanic eruption, he spoke of the situation currently prevailing in the country, that of the exponential upsurge of the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: UAE Bars Entry for Uganda, DR Congo Travellers Over Covid-19
[East African] The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will suspend entry for travellers coming from Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda starting June 11, as part of efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus, state news agency WAM said on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Helping women and girls claim their bodily autonomy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of the Congo – Lisa* was orphaned as a child and raised by her sister and brother-in-law. Growing up in Bukavu, a small town in South Kivu, the threats of violence conflict and widespread sexual violence were never far away. “The safest place for me was home,” she explained to UNFPA. But that changed when she reached adolescence. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - June 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Huge two-day underwater avalanche sent mud 1,000km into ocean
Event may have gone unnoticed had it not slowed data traffic between Nigeria and South AfricaA vast underwater avalanche sent mud and sand more than 1,000km out into the ocean over the course of two days, rupturing submarine cables and disrupting internet traffic on Africa ’s western coast, scientists have revealed.The avalanche, the longest sediment flow ever recorded, travelled more than 1,100km from its source at the mouth of the Congo river along a deep ocean canyon, according to anew study.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Helen Livingstone Tags: Africa Technology World news Avalanches UK news Science Source Type: news

Global push needed to ensure ‘clean, affordable and sustainable electricity’ for all
During the last decade, more people around the world have gained access to electricity than ever before. However, the number still not connected has grown in Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia, according to a new UN report on universal access to energy, launched on Monday.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: The Eruption of Mount Nyiragongo - Its Health Effects Will Be Felt for a Long Time
[The Conversation Africa] The eruption of Mount Nyiragongo, an active volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), led to the deaths of at least 30 people. There could however be longer term health implications for residents of the area. Patrick DMC Katoto, who has studied the health effects of volcanoes in the DRC, provides insights into the health risks that a volcanic eruption brings. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo volcano observatory failed to predict eruption due to mismanagement, say workers
Researchers at an eastern Congolese volcano observatory on Saturday said they could have predicted the deadly eruption of Mount... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intimate partners violence against women during a CoViD-19 lockdown period: results of an online survey in 7 provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo - Ditekemena JD, Luhata C, Mavoko HM, Siewe Fodjo JN, Nkamba DM, Van Damme W, Ebrahim SH, Noestlinger C, Colebunders R.
Intimate Partners' Violence (IPV) is a public health problem with long-lasting mental and physical health consequences for victims and their families. As evidence has been increasing that COVID-19 lockdown measures may exacerbate IPV, our study sought to d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Cells to Society: Adaptation and Advancement
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - June 4, 2021 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Statement on the SAGE Recommendation Regarding the Johnson & Johnson Ebola Vaccine Regimen
New Brunswick, NJ (June 4, 2021) – Johnson & Johnson welcomes the recommendation by the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization for the World Health Organization (WHO) in support of the use of Johnson & Johnson’s two-dose Ebola vaccine regimen, Zabdeno® (Ad26.ZEBOV) and Mvabea® (MVA-BN-Filo), both during outbreaks for individuals at some risk of Ebola exposure and preventively, before outbreaks, for national and international first responders.This is an important milestone for our Ebola vaccine and our mission to help prevent and control Ebola outbreaks. It follows Marketing A...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Thousands of Women and Girls Need Urgent Help After Volcano Eruption
[UNFPA] North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo -- Following the eruption of the volcano, Mount Nyiragongo near Goma, tens of thousands of women and girls are in urgent need of critical sexual and reproductive health services, including support to pregnant women, newborn babies and survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (GBV). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

No Respite: Violence Against Health Care in Conflict
This report is a clear indictment that the global effort to protect our healthcare workers on the front lines of care in conflict zones is falling far short, " International Council of Nurses CEO Howard Catton says.  " The violation of health worker rights is both a health and humanitarian crisis. Our nurses, whether in conflict areas or on the global COVID-19 frontline are particularly at risk of violence. International humanitarian law must not only be respected but applied on the ground to protect nurses and other health workers at the heart of our health systems. The World Health Organization h...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition Health Workers Source Type: news

No Respite: Annual Report Documents Violence Against Health Care in Conflict
This report is a clear indictment that the global effort to protect our health care workers on the front lines of care in conflict zones is falling far short, " International Council of Nurses CEO Howard Catton says.  " The violation of health worker rights is both a health and humanitarian crisis. Our nurses, whether in conflict areas or on the global COVID-19 frontline are particularly at risk of violence. International humanitarian law must not only be respected but applied on the ground to protect nurses and other health workers at the heart of our health systems. The World Health Organization ...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition Health Workers Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Half a Million Without Drinking Water Following DRC Volcano Eruption
[MSF] Hundreds of thousands of people have been left displaced, and over half a million in the city of Goma have been left without access to clean drinking water, following the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). While teams from M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are responding, other humanitarian organisations should urgently step in to help meet people's basic needs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa ’s Forgotten Crisis
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait   World leaders need to act for children and youth struggling to survive and thrive.By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jun 1 2021 (IPS) A few weeks ago, I traveled with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi to the Modale refugee site in the Nord-Ubangi province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). What we witnessed there was a profound humanitarian crisis that has left 4.7 million children and youth in need of urgent, life-saving, life-changing educational support. Yasmine SherifHere on the frontlines of violence, forced displacement, climate chan...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Africa Aid Crime & Justice Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Peace Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations E Source Type: news

Scientists develop novel therapy for crimean-congo hemorrhagic fever virus
(US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases) Army scientists working as part of an international consortium have developed and tested an antibody-based therapy to treat Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV), which is carried by ticks and kills up to 60 percent of those infected. Their results are published online today in the journal Cell. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Uganda: Covid-19 Affecting Uganda - DRC Trade
[Independent (Kampala)] Informal cross-border trade, which includes smuggling, is hugely important for survival in, around and beyond border regions. Across the border between Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) informal trade pays the bills and puts food on the table; it stocks the provision shops and pharmacies and it keeps youths out of trouble, communities on the move and people employed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Conflict-related violence and mental health among self-settled Democratic Republic of Congo female refugees in Kampala, Uganda - a respondent driven sampling survey - Familiar I, Muniina PN, Dolan C, Ogwal M, Serwadda D, Kiyingi H, Bahinduka CS, Sande E, Hladik W.
BACKGROUND: Violence and traumatic events are highly prevalent among refugees, but less is known about the impact of these experiences among self-settled refugees in the country of asylum. We evaluated the association between traumatic experiences and PTSD... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Democratic Republic of Congo hit with 61 earthquakes in a day following volcano eruption
Seismologists in the Democratic Republic of Congo reported 61 earthquakes in a 24-hour period on Saturday around the Mount Nyiragongo... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mount Nyiragongo: Why DR Congo fears the explosive power of a lake
Volcanic activity has raised fears of a rare eruption at Lake Kivu in the country's east. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO chief concedes 'slow' response to Congo sex abuse claims
The head of the World Health Organization has acknowledged the U_N_ health agency’s response to sexual abuse allegations involving employees who worked in Congo during an Ebola outbreak was “slow.” (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Goma, Congo, Is Partly Evacuated Due to Volcano Eruption Fears [Video]
Days after a deadly eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in Democratic Republic of Congo, the threat of another eruption forced the evacuation... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Impact of the Healing in Harmony program on women's mental health in a rural area in South Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo - Cikuru J, Bitenga A, Balegamire JBM, Salama PM, Hood MM, Mukherjee B, Mukwege A, Harlow SD.
This study used a step-wedged design... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Maternal health-seeking behavior and associated factors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo - Guo F, Xiong H, Qi X, Takesue R, Zou Bm S, He PhD Q, Frasco E, Wang H, Tang K.
This study aims to evaluate the situation and socioeconomic associates of MHSB in the DRC. Based on t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mount Nyiragongo: At least 15 dead after volcano erupts in Congo
Torrents of lava poured into villages after dark in eastern Congo with little warning, leaving at least 15 people dead amid the chaos,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Congo's Mount Nyiragongo Volcano Erupts, Sending Lava For Miles But Sparing A City
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Footage shows lava flow after volcano erupts in Democratic Republic of Congo
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Volcano in eastern Congo erupts, triggering panic in Goma
Lava from a volcanic eruption approached the airport of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's main city of Goma late on Saturday, and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mount Nyiragongo volcano in eastern Congo erupts
The Mount Nyiragongo volcano outside Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo started to erupt on Saturday, according to the DRC... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Volcano in eastern Congo erupts, triggering panic in nearby Goma
Nyiragongo last erupted in 2002, killing 250 people and making 120,000 people homeless after the lava flowed into Goma. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wanted: Transparency & Accountability in Pandemic-Related Spending
Under the UN-backed COVAX initiative, UNICEF ships COVID-19 vaccine syringes from a warehouse in Dubai Logistics City, United Arab Emirates. And as the world continues to grapple with the health and economic crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN and Islamic Development Bank have teamed up to help the most vulnerable. May 2021. Credit: UNICEF/Ruel PableoBy Chady El Khoury, Jiro Honda, Johan Mathisen, and Etienne Yehoue*WASHINGTON DC, May 21 2021 (IPS) Governments around the world are playing a crucial role in providing lifelines to people and firms to help combat the pandemic and its economic fallout. To support t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chady El Khoury - Jiro Honda - Johan Mathisen and Etienne Ye Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Sexual violence survivors in DR Congo caught in crisis of ‘catastrophic magnitude’
On a recent visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Dr. Natalie Kanem, the head of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), the UN’s sexual and reproductive health agency, bore witness to the horrific legacy of sexual violence in the country, which is undergoing one of the world’s longest-running humanitarian crises. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - May 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Serving survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of the Congo –“We waited for hours in the distribution point until they eventually told us to go home. Hungry and empty-handed, I walked with three other women and two little girls. It was dusk, and I heard the little girls scream. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - May 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Joins World Health Organization in Efforts to Prevent Spread of Ebola in West Africa
Discussions are ongoing with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding the approval of the vaccine regimen in the U.S. WHO Prequalification is often a prerequisite for national registrations of new vaccines and medicines in developing countries. Johnson & Johnson now looks forward to collaborating with the WHO’s African Vaccine Regulatory Forum (AVAREF) to progress national registrations of the Company’s Ebola vaccine regimen. The Company’s Ebola vaccine regimen is designed to be used proactively to induce immunity against Ebola virus disease in adults and children. Johnson & Johnson’s...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo
When Shekinah was working as a nurse’s aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she said, a World Health Organization doctor offered her a job investigating Ebola cases at double her previous salary _ in exchange for sex (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Covid: DR Congo in race against time to vaccinate people
In one of Africa's largest countries, people worry more about security and other diseases than Covid-19. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Report: 4,000+ Attacks on Health Workers, Facilities, and Transports Since 2016 —Underscores Need to Protect Health Care in Conflict 
May 05, 2021Anew report andinteractive map published today by the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC), based on data collated by coalition member Insecurity Insight, highlights a global onslaught of violence against health workers, facilities, and transport from 2016 through 2020, including:4,094 reported attacks and threats against health care in conflict1,524 health workers injured681 health workers killed401 health workers kidnapped978 incidents where health facilities were destroyed or damaged.The figures—drawn from credible media reports as well as reporting by intergovernmental organizations, state...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Director-General's Opening Remarks At Member State Briefing On Independent Commission for Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Allegation in DR Congo
[WHO] Good morning, good afternoon and good evening to all Member States, and thank you for joining us for this information session. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A latent class analysis of gender attitudes and their associations with intimate partner violence and mental health in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Corley A, Glass N, Remy MM, Perrin N.
Gender role attitudes, views held by individuals regarding the roles men and women should play in society, are a powerful social determinant of health. However, work remains in elucidating the associations between gender attitudes and intimate partner viol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Vaccine Credited with Containing Ebola Outbreak
[DW] Six people have died of the Ebola virus in DR Congo's eastern province of North Kivu in recent months. UNICEF is cautiously optimistic that virus has been brought under control from a vaccine developed by Merck. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo Ebola Outbreak Declared Over
MONDAY, May 3, 2021 -- The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is over, according to the country's health officials and the World Health Organization. The declaration was made after 42 days with no new cases since the last... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Director-General Congratulates DRC As 12th Ebola Outbreak Is Declared Over
[WHO] WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus congratulated all involved in bringing an end to the 12th Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and stressed the need for continued vigilance to prevent a return of the disease and in containing other health challenges. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Latest deadly Ebola virus outbreak in DR Congo declared over
The 12th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was declared officially over on Monday, just three months after the first case was reported in North Kivu, but it marks the end of the country’s fourth outbreak of the deadly disease in less than three years, said the World Health Organization (WHO). (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - May 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news