Three new cases of the Ebola virus have been confirmed in a major Congo city

Three new cases of the Ebola virus have been confirmed in a major Congo city

Posted May 19, 2018 19:52:27 Three new cases of the often lethal Ebola virus have been confirmed in a city of more than 1 million people, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s health minister says Key points: The outbreak will test a new vaccine, with vaccinations starting early next week WHO …

Ebola virus: Congo moves to ‘next phase’ as outbreak reaches major city

Ebola virus: Congo moves to ‘next phase’ as outbreak reaches major city

Posted May 17, 2018 18:27:04 The Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak has entered “a new phase” after a case of the deadly virus was detected for the first time in the northwest city of Mbandaka, home to a population of about 1 million people, according to the country’s health …

Ebola outbreak: World Health Organisation prepares for ‘worst case scenario’ in Congo

Ebola outbreak: World Health Organisation prepares for ‘worst case scenario’ in Congo

Updated May 11, 2018 22:52:30 The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is preparing for the “worst case scenario” in an Ebola outbreak in a remote area of the Democratic Republic of Congo, including the potential for the virus to spread to a major town. Key points: The immediate risk …

New Victoria Police officers from Congo and Sudan represent changing face of the force

New Victoria Police officers from Congo and Sudan represent changing face of the force

Posted May 10, 2018 06:23:15 Photo: Constable Kur Thiek said people in Sudan were often suspicious of corrupt police. (ABC News: Danielle Bonica) Constable Kur Thiek was a bit nervous as he prepared for his first day on patrol as a Victoria Police officer. “Today is my first shift after …