Tag: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola Containment Efforts In The Congo Starting To Run Out Of Funding

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is currently experiencing the second largest Ebola outbreak in history. However, the World Health Organization has not received the funding it needs to control the further spread of the deadly disease.

Public Health June 26, 2019

Gaps In Congo And Uganda Border Is Making Ebola Quarantine More Difficult

People who have Ebola might be coming in and out of Uganda without going through official border posts, authorities have admitted. The first two confirmed cases of Ebola in Uganda used unguarded dirt paths between the two countries.

Public Health June 20, 2019

Ugandan Government Says Ebola Threat A Lot Worse Than Previous Projections

Uganda reported its first cases of Ebola this week. Two people have already died from the disease and three individuals were held in isolation after coming into contact with the infected patients.

Public Health June 15, 2019

Giant Robots Help Direct Traffic In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

Our robot overlords are already here, and they are directing traffic.

Geek March 5, 2015

Origin of HIV pandemic traced to 1920s Kinshasa

Study suggests HIV spread started from Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, possibly because of the expansion of the city's transportation systems coupled with changing sexual habits and unsafe medical practices.

Life October 3, 2014

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