DRC Ebola Outbreak Jumps Border into Uganda

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The DRC Ebola outbreak, now the second-largest in history, has jumped borders for the first time.

Ebola Cases Spiking in DRC

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Now officially the second-largest in history, the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) appears to be spiraling out of control.

Ebola in DRC: Violence and Instability in a Hot Zone

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The Ebola epidemic response is failing in the DRC, and local policing procedures might have something to do with it.

South Sudan, Uganda, and Rwanda under Threat from Expanding DRC Ebola Outbreak


At 680 cases, the current Ebola outbreak in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo is the second-largest in history.

Ebola in DRC: A Lingering Threat


Over 200 people have now died in an Ebola outbreak centered on the DRC province of North Kivu.

DRC Ebola Cases Spike amid Rebel Attacks


Infections have more than doubled since aid operations were disrupted by a wave of rebel attacks.

Past Not Precedent in DRC Ebola Outbreak

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Democratic Republic of Congo poses unique challenges to local and international health authorities that they didn’t face in the 2015 West Africa Ebola outbreak.

Lessons from Zika and Ebola: Global Health is a Defense Issue

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Health cuts in the United States risk hampering the world’s response to the next big pandemic.

What Can Africa’s CDC Learn from the Zika and Ebola Epidemics?

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There are several conclusions that can be drawn from the global health response to the Zika and Ebola epidemics.

Ebola, Anarchy, and Failing States: The Crisis in West Africa

Ebola distribution map Nov 14, CC CDC

The Ebola epidemic is combining with a legacy of past conflicts in West Africa to create a real possibility of state collapse.

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