Ebola virus -
  • 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...

  • WHO confirms Ebola epidemic in Congo Brazzaville
    13 june 2002 19:48:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) Thursday confirmed latest outbreak of Ebola deadly fever in Congo Brazzaville's north-western Cuvette-Ouest region. Full text...

  • Ebola fever kills five in northern Congo
    11 june 2002 14:51:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Ebola fever has killed five people who ate monkey meat in Oloba area of northern Congo's West Basin region, official sources confirmed here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Ebola-like outbreak contained in north-eastern Gabon
    10 march 2002 13:58:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- A viral haemorraghic fever, which has the same symptoms like ebola, has been brought under control in the north-eastern Ogooue-Ivindo province of Gabon where its outbreak was reported two months ago. Full text...

  • EU unveils new diagnosis of Ebola
    26 february 2002 07:55:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The European Union has announced a new method for quick diagnosis of the deadly Ebola virus. Full text...

  • WHO to investigate new Ebola-related deaths in Congo
    08 february 2002 19:21:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- A delegation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) was due in Brazzaville Friday en route to the Congolese locality of Kelle, where six patients with symptoms of the Ebola haemorrhagic fever died last week. Full text...

  • Govt bans primate meat eating in north-western Congo
    06 february 2002 16:05:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The government in Kinshasa has banned the consumption of primate (gorilla and chimpanzee) meat in the Western Basin region of Congo at the border with Gabon where the Ebola haemorrhagic fever is raging. Full text...

  • Ebola death toll rises to 13 in Congo Brazzaville
    05 february 2002 20:08:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The Ebola haemorrhagic fever, which hit Congo Brazzaville's Western Basin region, on the country's border with Gabon, has claimed at least 13 lives, a Health Ministry official said Tuesday in Brazzaville. Full text...

  • Ebola Fever breaks out in northwest Congo
    04 february 2002 22:09:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The haemorrhagic fever better known as Ebola Fever, which in the last three months has wreaked havoc on Congo's northwestern district of Mbomo, has spread to the neighbouring district of Kelle where six suspected deaths were reported last week. Full text...

  • Ebola fever kills 10 in western Congo
    29 january 2002 20:00:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) has killed 10 people in Congo since the fatal disease broke out several weeks ago, a medical official revealed in Brazzaville Tuesday. Full text...

  • Ebola virus kills six in the North-western Congo
    28 december 2001 17:34:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Ebola haemorrhagic fever has killed six people while 12 others have been infected by the often lethal virus in Congo's Western Basin region near the border with Gabon, a source close to the ministry of health said in Brazzaville Friday. Full text...

  • Ebola virus continues to cause havoc in Congo
    27 december 2001 12:48:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Five people infected by the Ebola virus died in the Western Basin region of Congo-Brazzaville on the border with Gabon, an official source confirmed. Full text...

  • Ebola takes toll in north Congo
    21 december 2001 21:41:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Ebola fever has killed four persons and attacked 11 others in the region of Cuvette-Ouest, north Congo-Brazzaville, official sources confirmed Friday in Brazzaville after WHO reported toll on Thursday. Full text...

  • Sanitary control at the border between Congo and Gabon
    18 december 2001 23:47:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Congolese authorities have tightened health control measures at the border with Gabon to prevent the possibility of cross-border infections by the deadly haemorrhagic Ebola fever, an official source said Tuesday in Brazzaville. Full text...

  • Experts caution on Ebola in Kenya
    02 may 2001 07:41:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Barely a fortnight after medical authorities ruled out the presence of the Ebola in Kenya, scientists now say the country is home to primates carrying the virus of the deadly disease. Full text...

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