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  • Four die of Ebola in the Sudan - UN agency
    24 may 2004 16:46:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- Four people have died in southern Sudan of the haemorrhagic fever Ebola, the UN World Health Organisation (WHO) said Monday, but recommended no special restrictions on travel or trade as a result of the outbreak. Full text...

  • WHO reports Ebola-type infections in South Sudan
    21 may 2004 18:30:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed the outbreak of an Ebola-type infection in war-torn southern Sudan, where at least four people have died from the deadly virus. Full text...

  • Ebola-like virus reported in southern Sudan
    21 may 2004 11:12:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya's health authorities have reported 15 cases, including four deaths, of a disease similar to that of the ebola hemorrhagic fever in Yambio in Western Equatoria State of South Sudan as recent as Thurssday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Friday. Full text...

  • Gabonese Red Cross wants to have expertise on Ebola
    09 may 2004 19:51:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- The president of Gabonese Red Cross, Dr Christian Agaya, has declared that his institution would wish one day to develop more expertise in the fight against the deadly Ebola fever, which has hit this Central African country in the past. Full text...

  • Congolese govt declares end of Ebola epidemic
    20 january 2004 18:03:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Congolese Health minister Alain Moka on Tuesday in Brazzaville declared the end of the Ebola epidemic that killed about 29 lives in late 2003 in West Cuvette district, in the country's north-west. Full text...

  • Tests rule out Ebola in Zimbabwe
    31 december 2003 08:03:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Zimbabwe Health Minister David Parerinyatwa affirmed Wednesday that tests carried out on a man suspected to have died of Ebola fever last week proved he had succumbed to other illnesses. Full text...

  • Zambia on 'full alert' over Ebola scare in Zimbabwe
    29 december 2003 14:51:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian health officials have gone on full alert, instituting contingency measures after a suspected case of Ebola was reported in Zimbabwe, its southern neighbour, when an Angolan trader died in the border town of Victoria Falls. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe reports suspected Ebola death
    28 december 2003 10:33:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Health authorities in Zimbabwe Sunday reported that an Angolan who died in Victoria Falls, a tourist resort close to the border with Zambia, had symptoms of the Ebola haemorrhagic fever. Full text...

  • Ebola death toll rises to 29 in Congo
    11 december 2003 09:42:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Haemmorhagic Ebola fever outbreak since mid-October in Congo's West Basin district adjoining the Gabonese border has left 29 dead out of 42 reported cases, the Congolese ministry of Health and Population confirmed here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Scientists produce candidate Ebola vaccine
    10 december 2003 21:55:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Scientists have successfully immunised mice against the deadly Ebola virus which has killed thousands in Africa, according to results of a study by the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, published by the National Academy of Sciences. Full text...

  • Fresh Ebola death toll rises to 25 in Congo
    04 december 2003 12:35:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Latest government figures Thursday showed 25 persons have died out of 47 confirmed cases of the hemorrhagic Ebola fever since a fresh outbreak last October in the West Basin area in northern Congo. Full text...

  • Ebola death toll rises to 23
    27 november 2003 17:11:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Ebola fever, which hit Western Basin district in north-eastern Congo Brazzaville since mid-October, has now killed 23 people from 43 recorded cases, according to latest toll by the Health Ministry. Full text...

  • Ebola killed 18 out of 36 cases in Congo
    25 november 2003 18:49:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Ebola haemorrhagic fever has killed 18 out 36 cases diagnosed since October this year in Mbanza and Mbomo localities of Cuvette west in north-western Congo. Full text...

  • Congo Brazzaville confirms Ebola epidemic
    15 november 2003 09:34:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Authorities in Congo Brazzaville have confirmed an Ebola epidemic, which has reportedly killed 11 people in Mbanza locality north-west of the country. Full text...

  • Gabon steps up border zone Ebola surveillance
    14 november 2003 10:40:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Gabonese health authorities have stepped up the epidemiological surveillance of the Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Ogoue Ivindo Province near the Congolese town of Mbomo, where a new Ebola epidemic has broken out, the national radio reported. Full text...

  • Congolese Ebola victim's samples to be tested
    14 november 2003 07:49:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Congolese doctors have taken the first body samples of a person who died Thursday of an Ebola-like disease in the north-west Mbanza for laboratory tests in Gabon, the director general of health Dr Damase Bozongo told journalists here Thursday. Full text...

  • Ebola haemorrhagic fever kills nine in northern Congo
    08 november 2003 09:12:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Ebola haemorrhagic fever has killed nine people over the past week in Mbomo district more than 800-km north of Brazzaville, according to latest statistics issued Friday by the Congolese ministry of health and population. Full text...

  • Congo Brazzaville gets village committees on Ebola
    25 august 2003 11:36:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Village committees have been set up to tackle Ebola virus in Congo Brazzaville's northern province of Sangha, a month after a government appeal for the sensitisation of the population against the disease that killed more than 100 people near the area. Full text...

  • People of northern Congo sensitised against Ebola
    29 july 2003 09:26:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- A delegation of the Congolese Health and Population Ministry recently toured the town of Ouesso (900 km north of Brazzaville) to sensitise the people of Sangha district on the risks of the Ebola virus, the privately owned Radio Liberte reported on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Govt announces end to Ebola in northern Congo
    05 june 2003 20:24:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Congo Thursday announced an end to the spread of Ebola in the districts of Kelle and Mbomo, in northern Cuvette Ouest, along the border with Gabon. Full text...

  • ADB grants $500,000 to Congo's anti-Ebola campaign
    28 may 2003 12:17:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The African Development Bank (ADB) has announced a 500,000 dollars grant to Congo in support of its anti-Ebola campaign in the Cuvette-Ouest region, the Congolese News Agency reported here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Officials say Ebola virus fever abated in Congo
    22 may 2003 20:39:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The haemorrhagic fever caused by the Ebola virus has been stabilised in Mbomo, 'Cuvette Ouest' department, where no deaths related to the disease have been reported in the past two months, according to the Congolese Health and Population Minister. Full text...

  • Red Cross bears relief for Congo's Ebola victims
    19 may 2003 20:29:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- A joint mission of the local and international Red Cross left Brazzaville Sunday for Cuvette- Ouest, Northern Congo, carrying relief aid to victims of a recent Ebola outbreak, officials said Monday. Full text...

  • Congolese authorities end quarantine on Cuvette Ouest
    14 may 2003 22:31:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Reassured by the absence of new deaths, the Congolese government has lifted a quarantine on Cuvette Ouest, where the Ebola epidemic had been rife, although the authorities are still to declare an end to the disease that claimed 128 lives. Full text...

  • Alleged Ebola outbreak rattles northern Ugandan district
    09 may 2003 13:10:00
    Gulu- Uganda, (PANA) -- Following reports that an outbreak of the haemorrhagic Ebola fever had in the last 8 days claimed 45 southern Sudan, local authorities in northern Uganda have issued a travel alert in the border district of Kitgum. Full text...

  • Congolese told to dread monkey meat
    08 may 2003 12:47:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The Congolese government has advised the population to refrain from eating monkey meat and and to avoid contact with dead primates, as a preventive measure against the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever. Full text...

  • UNDP supports emergency intervention against Ebola in Congo
    26 march 2003 15:44:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The UNDP has presented four Iridium telephones with chargers, two generators, two motorcycles and 10 bicycles to health authorities in Congo in support of the emergency programme against the deadly Ebola epidemic in that country. Full text...

  • Ebola claims 100 lives in Congo
    10 march 2003 20:37:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Some 100 persons out of the 140 cases diagnosed have died of Ebola fever in Kelle and Mbomo districts in the north-west of Congo, Radio Congo said Monday in Brazzaville. Full text...

  • EU grants Congo 328 million FCFA to fight Ebola
    10 march 2003 19:01:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- The European Union (EU) has donated 328 million FCFA to finance Ebola haemorrhagic fever control measures in north-west Congo's Kelle and Mbomo district, the head of the EU mission in Gabon Jochen Krebs told journalists here Monday. Full text...

  • WHO confirms 97 Ebola deaths in Congo-Brazzaville
    10 march 2003 15:52:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Ninety-seven deaths have been reported from the 115 "probable cases" of Ebola in Congo-Brazzaville this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) Representative in the country, Lamine Sarr, said in Brazzaville Monday. Full text...

  • Congolese authorities battle Ebola epidemic
    08 march 2003 19:34:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Environment minister Henri Djomobo affirmed Thursday in Brazzaville that the government has "declared war" against the Ebola virus currently wreaking havoc in two districts in northern Congo. Full text...

  • Ebola death toll rises to 94 in north-west Congo
    08 march 2003 13:33:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The Ebola virus outbreak, which has been rife since 4 January in the department of West Cuvette in northern Congo, has now claimed 94 lives, according to health officials Friday in Brazzaville. Full text...

  • Ebola death toll rises to 90 in northern Congo
    07 march 2003 21:33:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The death toll in the Ebola epidemic in northern Congo has risen to 90, Health minister Alain Moka indicated Thursday, adding that a total of 110 cases had so far been diagnosed in two districts in the region. Full text...

  • Northern Congolese urged to keep away from primate meat
    07 march 2003 20:51:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Congo Brazzaville Friday urged people in the West Basin area (north) stricken by an epidemic of the haemorrhagic Ebola fever to abstain from eating primate meat and to respect all the instructions given to them by health workers. Full text...

  • Ebola epidemic worries Congo
    05 march 2003 23:27:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Congolese Health and Population Minister Alain Moka has said that the situation in the two northern districts of western Cuvette hit by the Ebola virus was worrying. Full text...

  • Congo Brazzaville fights Ebola spread
    04 march 2003 20:34:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Congo Brazzaville is intensifying preventive and containment measures against the Ebola fever that has killed more than 80 people this year in the country, health officials said in Brazzaville Tuesday. Full text...

  • Gabonese demand strict border checks over Ebola
    04 march 2003 18:25:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Residents of Mekambo, a Gabonese town on the country's border with Ebola-hit Congo Brazzaville, have called on Libreville authorities to control cross-border movement of people and goods so as to stem the spread of the deadly fever, Radio Gabon reported Tuesday. Full text...

  • Ebola death toll hits 88 in Congo Brazzaville
    03 march 2003 19:17:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The Ebola epidemic that hit Congo Brazzaville's West basin region in mid-January has claimed at least 88 lives from the 104 reported cases, a World Health Organisation (WHO) official said Monday. Full text...

  • WHO puts Ebola death toll at 81 in Congo-Brazzaville
    02 march 2003 18:41:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The death toll has risen to 81 in the 100 Ebola cases reported in Congo Brazzaville's West Basin district since mid-January, a World Health Organisation (WHO) official has said. Full text...

  • Ebola death toll rises to 80 in north-western Congo
    27 february 2003 21:18:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Ebola hemorrhagic fever has killed 80 out of 99 patients in Cuvette west district of northern Congo, says a report issued here Thursday. Full text...

  • Congolese minister appeals for help against Ebola epidemic
    27 february 2003 19:15:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Congo-Brazzaville's Forestry and Environment Minister Henri Djombo has appealed for international support to combat the Ebola epidemic that has killed almost 80 people in two districts of the country since mid-January. Full text...

  • Ebola fever kills 78 people in Congo
    26 february 2003 17:16:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Ebola fever, raging in the West Cuvette region of northern Congo, has killed 78 out of 96 patients, according to the latest death toll issued Wednesday by the National Director of Endemic Diseases, Joseph Mboussa. Full text...

  • Ebola death toll climbs to 76 in Congo-Brazzaville
    25 february 2003 13:43:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- At least 76 people have died from the hemorrhagic Ebola fever which hit two districts in north-western Congo-Brazzaville since mid-January, according to health officials. Full text...

  • Ebola death toll rises to 69 in northwestern Congo
    21 february 2003 22:12:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The Ebola epidemic, rife in Congo's north-west Kelle and Mbomo Districts, has killed 69 people, the country's Health and Population Ministry confirmed. Full text...

  • Ebola death toll rises to 67 in Congo-Brazzaville
    19 february 2003 20:07:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- At least 67 people have died from the Ebola fever, which hit two districts in north-west Congo-Brazzaville from mid-January, the Health and Population Ministry said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Ebola death toll rises to 60 in Congo
    14 february 2003 17:23:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Ebola fever has killed at least 60 people in two districts of West Basin region, south west of Congo Brazzaville, State radio reported Friday. Full text...

  • Ebola fever kills 51 people in northwestern Congo
    13 february 2003 21:58:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Ebola hemorrhagic fever has killed 51 patients in north-west Congo's Mbomo and Kelle districts, the country's health and population minister Alain Moka confirmed Thursday. Full text...

  • Suspected Ebola kills 44 persons in northwestern Congo
    13 february 2003 18:21:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Hemorrhagic fever has killed at least 44 persons in Kelle and Mbomo districts in Congo's west basin region bordering Gabon, announced Congolese national assembly member Flavien Mbela in Brazzaville Wednesday. Full text...

  • Ebola killed 95 in Gabon, Congo Brazzaville
    27 november 2002 20:56:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Ebola fever killed 95 people in Gabon and Congo Brazzaville between 2001 and 2002, according to Lamine Cissé Sarr, an official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Full text...

  • False alarm of Ebola fever in Gabon
    15 june 2002 10:03:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Gabon's director-general of Health, Pr Pierre André Kombila, has dismissed as "a false alarm," earlier reports of an outbreak of a haemorrhagic fever of the Ebola strain in the south-eastern town of Okondja. Full text...

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