Ebola

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‘They thought Covid only kills white people’: myths and fear hinder jabs in DRC
Mutant strain may emerge amid vaccine hesitancy, experts say, as even medics reject jabs in DR Congo

Lisa Murray in Kinshasa

05, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Hope, horror and Covid-19: my 23 years as the Guardian’s health correspondent | Sarah Boseley
I’ve travelled the world covering everything from HIV to MMR to Ebola… and then Covid came along. These are stories that changed me – and the world

Sarah Boseley

17, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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‘We clap if none die’: Covid forces hard choices in Sierra Leone
With medical resources diverted to the pandemic, years of progress in children’s healthcare are under threat

Malte Werner and Amjata Bayoh in Freetown

18, Mar, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Man who survived Ebola five years ago may be source of Guinea outbreak
Finding raises questions about virus’s ability to lurk long term in outwardly healthy bodies

Lisa O'Carroll

17, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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What can we learn from Africa's experience of Covid?
Though a hundred thousand people have died, initial predictions were far worse, giving rise to many theories on ‘the African paradox’

Laura Spinney

28, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Guinea officials race to contain Ebola outbreak as death toll rises
At least four people have died in the epidemic, causing heightened alarm across west Africa

Emmanuel Akinwotu West Africa correspondent

15, Feb, 2021 @5:43 PM

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Ebola virus kills woman in Democratic Republic of Congo, health ministry says
Case near city of Butembo comes nearly three months after the end of an outbreak in the western province of Équateur, which killed 55

Guardian staff and agencies

08, Feb, 2021 @1:22 AM

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Scientists liken long Covid symptoms to those of Ebola survivors
Experts also studying similarities with lasting effects of Chikungunya virus in hope of finding new treatments

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

28, Jan, 2021 @11:57 AM

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Cutting UK overseas aid could harm the fight against future pandemics | Matthew Baylis and Fiona Tomley
Funding for global research into zoonotic diseases such as Covid-19, Ebola and Sars is indispensable, argue professors Matthew Baylis and Fiona Tomley

Matthew Baylis and Fiona Tomley

02, Dec, 2020 @2:22 PM

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Democratic Republic of Congo declares end to Ebola outbreak
End of 11th outbreak is first time for nearly three years country has been free of Ebola

Jason Burke Africa correspondent and agencies

18, Nov, 2020 @1:27 PM

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'Killer' cells in Ebola immunity study could help Covid research
Research finds Ebola survivors showing no antibodies still have lasting capacity to fight virus

Lisa O'Carroll

19, Oct, 2020 @10:35 AM

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Ebola doctor Trump vilified in 2014 hits out at president for lack of empathy
Trump accused Craig Spencer in 2014 of being ‘very selfish’ after he went out in the city before feeling any symptoms

Miranda Bryant in New York

06, Oct, 2020 @3:29 PM

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