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Four new cases of Ebola virus confirmed in DRC

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) health Minister, Oly Ilunga has announced another outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, just days after a recent emergence of the disease, which killed 33 people, was declared over. Four cases of the virus were confirmed in northeastern North Kivu province, the minister said in a statement on Wednesday. However,

New Ebola virus found in Sierra Leone

A new Ebola virus has been found in bats in Sierra Leone, two years after the end of an outbreak that killed over 11 000 across West Africa, the government said on Thursday. It is not yet known whether the new Bombali species of the virus - which researchers say could