The 11th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is officially over, the 

A landmark study of Ebola survivors could have big implications for COVID-19 research.  

More than 50 women say they suffered sexual abuse by aid workers during Congo’s Ebola crisis, a joint 

Many studies have investigated the immediate and short-term impact of Ebola—but little is known about its long-term toll on those lucky enough to survive.   A new study of survivors of the 2013–2016 Ebola outbreak in Guinea sheds some light, finding that Ebola’s toll can…

The WHO declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in eastern DRC Thursday—but warned that new flare-ups of that strain could still emerge. With another Ebola strain now circulating in the northwest of the country, there is mounting concern that if the 2 strains combine—likely…

What if the COVID-19 pandemic had been stopped before it started?  

Escalating violence is making the threat of COVID-19 even more worrying in the DRC, home to the largest internally displaced population in Africa and half a million refugees, according to the UN Refugee Agency.

After more than 7 weeks without a new case, the Democratic Republic of the Congo was due to declare the end of the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak on record Sunday. Instead, 2 new cases of the virus have set back the clock on that milestone.   Contact tracing is underway—…

What do COVID-19, Ebola, HIV, and SARS have in common? They all originated in animals—but their spread was enabled by human activity.  

COVID-19 restrictions put 9.5 million women and girls at risk of losing access to reproductive health services and possibly leading to 11,000 pregnancy-related deaths, according to Marie Stopes International, The Guardian reports