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2 Sep 2019
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Mangina, Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday to visit and interact with Ebola survivors.
30 Aug 2019
The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2,000, government data showed on Friday (August 30), as responders battle to overcome community mistrust and widespread security problems.
16 Jul 2019
Residents of Goma city in the Democratic Republic of Congo were worried about the possibility of an outbreak after the first case of Ebola was detected.
15 Jul 2019
The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the Rwandan border.
24 Jun 2019
At least 161 people have been killed in a north-eastern province of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past week, with survivors who fled to safety saying on Monday that people were killed and homes set of fire.
5 Jun 2019
Global charities including Oxfam are asking the United Nations to ramp up Ebola prevention work in the Democratic Republic of Congo to the highest level of emergency response. This comes as violence by armed groups continues to undermine attempts to stop the epidemic.
3 Jun 2019
The Ebola epidemic has already killed 1,200 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo and is currently at risk of spreading to nearby countries, according to the World Health Organization.
10 May 2019
After a surge in new Ebola cases in Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization's strategic advisory group suggested on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of its vaccination program.
3 May 2019
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the United Nations have stepped up security for Ebola patients and healthcare workers after armed groups recently carried out attacks on treatment centers in the outbreak hotspots in the country's east.
26 Mar 2019
The UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in the Democratic Republic of Congo Leila Zerrougui believes that the peace mission MONUSCO has contributed towards greater security in the DRC.
1 Mar 2019
Armed assailants have attacked an Ebola treatment centre in Butembo, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, setting off a fire and becoming embroiled in an extended gun battle with security forces, health ministry officials said.
2 Feb 2019
Can music really change the world? One young activist in the Democratic Republic of the Congo certainly hopes so. He's bringing together the best local musical talent to show what his city has to offer.

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