Ebola virus -
  • Guinea: At least 20 'cured' of Ebola fever in Guinea
    08 april 2014 22:36:17
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) – At least 21 people, who suffered from Ebola fever in Guinea, have been cured in Conakry and several cities, the international medical NGO, Médecins sans frontières (MSF), said on Tuesday.Full text...

  • Togo: No case of Ebola reported in Togo, says Health ministry
    08 april 2014 22:01:58
    Lomé, Togo (PANA) - Togo's health ministry said on Tuesday that the country has not recorded any case of the deadly Ebola fever.Full text...

  • Guinea: Ebola scare ruins business for butchers
    08 april 2014 12:45:05
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - Business has nosedived for Guinean butchers following wild rumours that beef consumers risk contacting the Ebola Haemorrhagic fever, which has affected a part of the country, PANA reported from here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Ghana: No Ebola in Ghana
    07 april 2014 14:15:52
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The test result of blood samples collected from a 12-year-old who was suspected to have died from the deadly Ebola disease at Ghana's Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has proved negative, the country's Health Minister has said. Full text...

  • Ghana: Ghana reports first suspected Ebola case
    07 april 2014 07:47:58
    Kumasi, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana's health authorities have announced the first suspected case of the deadly Ebola disease at the country's second biggest hospital, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), in Kumasi. Full text...

  • Congo: Congo enhances border vigilance to prevent Ebola
    04 april 2014 22:00:30
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) – The Congolese government said in Brazzaville on Friday that it would strengthen vigilance at its borders following the Ebola epidemic in Guinea, spreading to other parts of West Africa.Full text...

  • Guinea: Japan grants Guinea US$523,000 to fight Ebola
    04 april 2014 21:51:13
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - The Japanese government will make available an emergency grant of US523,602 to the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) to support the Guinea government to fight the deadly Ebola virus which has claimed dozens of lives in the West African country, according to a statement issued by the Japanese embassy in Conakry.Full text...

  • Niger: No Ebola cases in Niger
    03 april 2014 11:49:43
    Niamey, Niger (PANA) - Niger has said there is no case of the Ebola Virus Disease in the country, despite fears that the disease which recently broke out in Guinea may be spreading across the West African sub-region. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Government says no Ebola fever in the country
    02 april 2014 22:09:16
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigerian Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday said after its weekly meeting that there is no trace of Ebola fever in the country.Full text...

  • Cape Verde: Cape Verde in red alert against Ebola virus
    02 april 2014 20:58:15
    Praia, Cape Verde (PANA) – The Cape Verdian health services are maintaining the maximum alert to prevent a possible spread of the Ebola virus, although no case has been reported in the island, official sources said in the Cape Verdian capital, Praia, on Wednesday.Full text...

  • Nigeria: Govt. denies existence of Ebola fever in Nigeria
    02 april 2014 18:41:19
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigerian Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday said that “after reviewing the outcome of on-the-spot checks by the Federal Ministry of Health”, there is no existence of the Ebola fever in the country. Full text...

  • Guinea: Ebola fever grips Guineans
    02 april 2014 13:00:50
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - Guineans have been gripped by the fever of Ebola Virus Disease which has hit some parts of the country since February, despite efforts by President Alpha Conde to calm down his compatriots. Full text...

  • Mali: WHO donates 5,000 protection kits against diseases in Mali
    01 april 2014 17:56:45
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The WHO representative in Mali, Ibrahima Socé Fall, Tuesday donated 5,000 personal protection kits against diseases to the Malian sanitary authorities, PANA reported from here. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Govt issues Ebola health alert
    28 march 2014 20:56:51
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health on Friday issued a health alert asking members of the public to take steps to avoid being infected by the deadly Ebola virus currently ravaging neighbouring Guinea, Liberia and Sierra leone.Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire/ECOWAS: Ebola outbreak in Guinea, threat to regional security - ECOWAS
    28 march 2014 17:17:18
    Yamoussoukro, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called for a regional response to the Ebola hemorrhagic fever which broke out in one of its member states, Guinea, and is threatening others, calling the outbreak ''a serious threat to regional security.” Full text...

  • Mauritania: Govt. takes preventive measures against ebola virus
    28 march 2014 13:39:18
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Mauritanian government Friday announced preventive measures against the Ebola fever, which has for several weeks ravaged Guinea, causing dozens of deaths, Full text...

  • Togo: Health ministry takes measures against Ebola fever
    27 march 2014 22:21:13
    Lomé, Togo (PANA) – Although the Ebola fever is not yet been detected in Togo, the country’s health ministry has taken specific measures to prevent the fever from entering the country, according to an official communiqué. Full text...

  • Guinea: Muslims fast to curb Ebola fever
    27 march 2014 16:23:49
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) – Guinean Muslims, mainly those living in the capital, Conakry, on Thursday observed a one-day fast following a call from imams to implore God to keep the Ebola fever out of the country.Full text...

  • Mauritania: Ebola forces Mauritania Airlines to suspend Guinea flights
    27 march 2014 15:42:52
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – Mauritania Airlines International on Wednesday suspended its flight to Conakry, capital of the Guinea, following the announcement of the existence of the Ebola fever virus in the country, a PANA correspondent has learnt from sources in Nouakchott. Full text...

  • Guinea: Ebola outbreak in Guinea confirmed, 59 dead
    25 march 2014 13:38:03
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - The World Health Organisation (WHO), quoting Guinea's Ministry of Health, Tuesday reported the outbreak of Ebola, a hemorrhagic fever, in some parts of the West African nation. Full text...

  • BREAKING NEWS: Guinea confirms Ebola outbreak
    25 march 2014 13:27:07
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - Guinea has confirmed an outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever, Ebola, in some parts of the country, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday quoted the country's Ministry of Health as saying. Full text...

  • Fresh Ebola outbreak kills 3 in Uganda
    17 november 2012 17:18:16
    Kampala, Uganda (PANA) - About one-and-a-half months after the fourth Ebola outbreak in Uganda in 12 years was declared over, a fresh outbreak of the disease has been reported in the East African nation, with four cases, including three fatalities, recorded so far. Full text...

  • Update on Ebola outbreak in DRC
    26 october 2012 13:52:46
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Some 52 cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as of 24 Oct., out of which 25 victims have died, according to the latest update on the outbreak by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Full text...

  • How Uganda's 4th Ebola outbreak was contained - WHO
    19 october 2012 14:25:46
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - Uganda's fourth outbreak of Ebola in 12 years was declared over 4 Oct., a little over two months after it started, due to a timely detection of the outbreak and a vigorous public health response, according to the Africa Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHOAFRO). Full text...

  • More Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo
    18 september 2012 08:54:36
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Five more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since the last reporting date of 12 Sept., according to the latest update by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Full text...

  • More confirmed Ebola cases identified in DR Congo
    14 september 2012 11:58:45
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - A recent retrospective epidemiological investigation recently identified additional confirmed and probable cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a WHO statement quoting the country's Ministry of Health. Full text...

  • WHO, UNICEF appeal for funds to help DRC fight Ebola
    03 september 2012 21:44:10
    Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) - The World Health Organisation (WHO) and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) have launched a joint appeal to donors for US$2 million to help the government of DR Congo (DRC) fight the Ebola epidemic raging in its eastern province, WHO resident representative, Leo Degel, said on Monday.Full text...

  • Kenyan health ministry rules out Ebola outbreak
    23 december 2011 14:40:31
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya’s health ministry on Friday allayed fears of an Ebola outbreak after tests confirmed a woman who died after over bleeding succumbed to ulcers and not an Ebola virus or Ecoli as earlier suspected.Full text...

  • 43 new cases of Ebola reported in Western DR Congo
    12 january 2009 15:58:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Some 14 deaths were recorded from 43 cases of viral hemorrhagic fever, Ebola, reported since the December in some parts of Western D R Congo. Full text...

  • Kenya sets up screening, isolation centre for Ebola
    15 december 2007 17:10:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan nationals who visited Uganda recently will be scr eened for the symptoms of the deadly hemorrhagic fever, Ebola, which has killed d ozens of people in neighbouring Uganda, a Kenyan health official said here Satur d ay. Full text...

  • 36 Ugandans quarantined over alleged ebola fever
    12 december 2007 18:11:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Thirty-six Ugandans from Bundibujo, a district shari ng border with DR Congo have been quarantined in Nubili, 142 km of Butembo, in N o rth-Kivu, according to officials of the Butembo-Beni health centre, where preven t ive measures have been taken since the ebola fever broke out in Uganda. Full text...

  • Kenya issues Ebola alert, tightens disease surveillance
    07 december 2007 21:26:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan medical authorities on Friday moved to guard against possible spread of the deadly heamorrhagic fever, Ebola, by reactivating the Ministry of Health's disease surveillance mechanisms, a senior medical official said. Full text...

  • No new Ebola case reported in DR Congo's Western Kasai
    30 october 2007 17:26:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- No new Ebola cases have been reported in DR Congo's Western Kasai over the last three weeks, which is the incubation period for the disease, French NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said in a statement here Tuesday. Full text...

  • 'No fresh Ebola case in DRC's western Kasai'
    09 october 2007 09:29:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- No new case of the Ebola hemorrhagic fever or death has been reported in DR Congo's western Kasai since 23 Sept. Full text...

  • Sudan, DR Congo border closed on Ebola fears
    01 october 2007 16:56:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Sudan has closed its border with the Eastern Province of DR Congo on fears that the Ebola virus would spread to their country following the reported outbreak of the disease in the region. Full text...

  • Experts confirm Ebola epidemic in DR Congo's Western Kasai
    12 september 2007 23:13:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) – Congolese public healt-h minister, Dr Victor Makwenge, confirmed Tuesday evening on Congolese national radio and television (RTNC) that an Ebola haemorrhagic fever epidemic raging in the territory of Mweka, in Western Kasai, caused the death of more than one hundred people. Full text...

  • UN rushes to stem Ebola outbreak in DRC
    12 september 2007 12:16:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- The UN is rushing emergency teams to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to stem an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, an official said here on Wednesday. Full text...

  • Kenyan varsity to tackle Ebola, Marburg diseases
    09 june 2005 17:45:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- A senior scientist on Thursday unveiled plans by the University of Nairobi to build an ultra-modern haemorrhagic-diseases research laboratory to boost Africa's preparedness to deal with the life-threatening infections spread from primates. Full text...

  • Northern Congo sets preventive measures against Ebola
    20 may 2005 15:48:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Authorities in the northern Congolese district of Sangha have instituted a series of preventive measures against the Ebola haemorrhagic fever raging in neighbouring Cuvette Ouest district, an official source said here Friday. Full text...

  • Medics confirm Ebola fever in Northern Congo
    18 may 2005 22:03:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The pathogen responsible for the haemorrhagic fever that rages in Northern Congo is indeed the "filovirus Ebole" of Zairian stock, the Franceville-based international medical research centre confirmed Wednesday. Full text...

  • WHO confirms Ebola outbreak in Congo Brazzaville
    18 may 2005 20:30:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The World Health Organisation confirmed Wednesday that the disease that has killed at least nine people over the past month in Congo Brazzaville's northern districts of Itoubi and Mbomo was Ebola fever. Full text...

  • Ebola-like disease kills five in Congo
    12 may 2005 13:22:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The results of analyses on samples taken from victims of an Ebola-like disease will be announced within four days, the Congolese director general of health, Dr Damase Bozongo, said here on Wednesday. Full text...

  • 5 die from suspected Ebola in Congo Brazzaville
    10 may 2005 21:49:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Five people have died this week from Ebola-like fever in Itoumbi, some 700-km north of Brazzaville, Congo's Chief Medical Officer Damase Bozongo, said here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Gabon lands $500mn ABD grant to fight Ebola
    19 january 2005 13:09:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- The African Development Bank (ADB) has approved $500 million to prop preventive measures against the deadly hemorrhagic Ebola fever that has struck Gabon a number of times, an official of the bank said here Wednesday. Full text...

  • WHO declares southern Sudan Ebola free
    07 august 2004 13:56:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) said south Sudan was now free of Ebola, 42 days after the last person identified as infected with the haemorrhagic fever died 26 June in Yambio Hospital. Full text...

  • Local official suspects Ebola in northern Congo
    09 july 2004 11:53:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The prefect of the Sangha district in northern Congo, Nicolas Ngoubili, on Friday expressed fears that the Ebola virus responsible for the haemorrhagic fever could be present in the region. Full text...

  • Ebola claims seven in southern Sudan
    08 june 2004 19:43:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- A total of 28 cases and seven deaths have been registered since the outbreak last month of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in southern Sudan, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Full text...

  • WHO denies report of Ebola outbreak in South Sudan
    26 may 2004 21:17:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the virus that has killed at least five people in Yambieu, southern Sudan is not Ebola. Full text...

  • Health authorities put Uganda on Ebola alert
    26 may 2004 10:20:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Ugandan health authorities have put all northern Ugandan border districts on alert and dispatched a surveillance team there following the confirmation of Ebola outbreak in southern Sudan by the World Health Organization (WHO). Full text...

  • Ebola outbreak in South Sudan still unconfirmed
    25 may 2004 07:43:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- A scientific team is still investigating a malignant Ebola-type that has stricken southern Sudan, and "it is too early to confirm that the disease is a new type of the deadly Ebola virus," WHO official Dieck Thomson said here. Full text...

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