The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Health Ministry reported that as of June 23, 1,506 people have died out of 2,239 recorded Ebola cases during the current outbreak.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is stretched thin, having received donations for less than half of the money it has needed to fight the current Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola outbreak.
Ebola cases have tapered off in the main Democratic Republic of Congo epicenters, a spike in activity has been reported in Mabalako, one of the smaller hot spots.
Public health practitioners say that social issues are as important as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks.
Many people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) don't know what Ebola is and some people are convinced the virus is fiction.
The Democratice Republic of Congo (DRC) is in the midst of the second-largest Ebola outbreak in recorded history. The response to this oubreak has been slowed by violence - during a five month period this year, there were 130 attacks on healthcare facilities.
There are fears that the latest clashes between ethnic groups could hamper efforts to combat an Ebola outbreak in the region.
With almost 50 new cases in three days, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Ebola outbreak is experiencing another spike in activity.
The three treatments approved for shipment to Uganda were ZMapp, Regeneron, and Remdesivir.
Health officials feared that the current Ebola outbreak would pass over the porous border into Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the border is over 500 miles long with many informal crossings.