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For the First Time, a Female Ebola Survivor Infects Others

New York Times - 23 Jul 2018
The family also became the first participants in a clinical trial of a new Ebola vaccine, said Dr. Emily Kainne Dokubo, an epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who was then the leader of the agency's Ebola response in ...
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Congo Says 3 New Ebola Cases Confirmed in Large City

New York Times - 19 May 2018
KINSHASA, Congo — Three new cases of the often lethal Ebola virus have been confirmed in a city of more than one million people, Congo's health minister announced, as the spread of the hemorrhagic fever in an urban area raised alarm. The statement ...
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Fears of Larger Contagion as Ebola Spreads to Major Congo City

New York Times - 17 May 2018
GENEVA — An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in rural parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread for the first time to a major city there, the World Health Organization reported on Thursday, raising the threat of a far larger contagion.
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Ebola Is Back and Trump Just Made It Harder to Fight

Mother Jones - 11 May 2018
Ebola has returned just as the Trump administration has undermined the ability of the United States to respond. On Tuesday, the World Health Organization announced an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo involving two confirmed Ebola cases ...
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Why the world needs more than one Ebola vaccine

Business Insider - 23 May 2018
LONDON (Reuters) - - In the life-and-death race to make the first effective vaccine against Ebola, one company - Merck - seems bound to win. But others drugmakers, such as Johnson & Johnson and GlaxoSmithKline, are also in the running - and must stick ...
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Ebola Outbreak in Central Africa Is 'Largely Contained'

New York Times - 28 Jun 2018
After a rapid response by health agencies and the rollout of a new vaccine, an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been declared “largely contained” by the World Health Organization. The outbreak was the first in which health ...
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'We are still at war' with Ebola: WHO chief

Business Insider - 13 Jun 2018
In contrast to past Ebola outbreaks health workers have moved quickly to halt Congo's latest epidemic. Ebola killed at least 11,300 people in 2013-16 in West Africa and during that outbreak WHO was criticized for not taking it seriously enough in its ...
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Ebola Erupts Again in Africa, Only Now There's a Vaccine

New York Times - 11 May 2018
Ebola has erupted again in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's ninth outbreak since the virus was discovered there in 1976, and world health officials are moving unusually swiftly to contain the outbreak. Two days after a laboratory ...
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Congo Begins Ebola Vaccinations Around Outbreak Area

New York Times - 28 May 2018
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo — Officials began vaccinating health workers and others against Ebola on Monday in Bikoro, where an outbreak of the disease was declared at the beginning of May. Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, traveled to ...
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Ebola hits New York City

USA TODAY - 24 Oct 2014
NEW YORK — The first case of Ebola arrived in New York City on Thursday. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that a doctor who recently returned from West Africa, working with Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola patients, had tested ...

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