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Rwanda border with Ebola-hit Congo fully open after slowdowns: minister

01 Aug 2019

KIGALI/GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Rwanda's border with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday, a minister said, hours after Congolese traders had reported it shut following a third case of the disease in the Congolese border city of Goma.

Deployment of second Ebola vaccine would not be quick fix, experts warn

26 Jul 2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo The resignation of Congo's health minister in the midst of the country's worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to be deployed. But the new shot would likely take months to win the trust of frightened locals and show results, health officials say.

Deployment of second Ebola vaccine would not be quick fix, experts warn

25 Jul 2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 25 The resignation of Congo's health minister in the midst of the country's worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to be deployed. But the new shot would likely take months to win the trust of frightened locals and show results, health officials say.

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine

22 Jul 2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic.

Illegal miners defy eviction from Glencore's Congo project

02 Jul 2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Illegal miners at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo defied a deadline to vacate the site on Tuesday, a union official said, raising fears of a potentially violent standoff.

Illegal miners at Glencore concession in Congo defy eviction

02 Jul 2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 2 (Reuters) - I llegal miners at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in southeastern Congo defied a deadline on Tuesday to vacate the site, a union official said, raising fears of a potentially violent standoff.

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout

31 May 2019

GOMA, Congo Congolese forces killed 26 rebels from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State on Thursday in a shootout in the country's eastern Ebola zone, the army said. | Video

Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on

04 May 2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo/GENEVA The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the "intense transmission" of the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record. | Video

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