Ebola survivors’ antibody levels against the disease wax and wane over time, according to new research that has important implications for tracking variable immunity to other viruses,
The world, understandably, can’t wait for the pandemic to go away. But for career virus-hunters are already scouting for the next pandemic pathogen.
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—…