Tag Archives: Ebola

Congolese cross-border trader’s Ebola death fuels Uganda outbreak fears

GENEVA (Reuters) – A Congolese woman who died of Ebola this month vomited four times in a Ugandan market after crossing the border days earlier to sell fish, the WHO said, fuelling fears that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo. Congolese health workers collect data before administering ebola vaccines to civilians… Read More »

New attack on Ebola center in Congo; 1 militia member killed

Militia members attacked an Ebola treatment center hours after another attack killed a staffer with the World Health Organization, a Congolese official said Saturday. Butembo citys deputy mayor, Patrick Kambale Tsiko, told The Associated Press that the attackers armed with machetes tried to burn down the center in Katwa district overnight. Military and police guarding… Read More »