congo

Ebola experts pulled from Congo amid ongoing outbreak

Personnel from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who have been stationed in the Democratic of Congo to help control the ongoing Ebola outbreak have been pulled back from the worst impacted areas due to safety concerns, a US government official familiar with the situation told CNN Monday.

Congo warlord acquitted of war crimes to be released

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ordered the "interim release" of former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, after it reversed his 18-year jail sentence last week.

Ebola outbreak in DRC is 'ongoing' but WHO is 'cautiously optimistic'

A total 62 people have suffered Ebola hemorrhagic fever in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the first case was reported on May 8, the World Health Organization reported Friday. Thirty-eight of the cases are laboratory confirmed, 14 are probable and 10 are suspected. Over the past month, 27 of these individuals have died.

Ebola 101: What to know

The deadly Ebola virus is snatching headlines once again as the Democratic Republic of Congo faces its ninth outbreak since its discovery more than four decades ago.

Ebola vaccination campaign to begin in Congo

Authorities will begin distributing an experimental Ebola vaccine in Mbandaka, a major city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, on Monday to try to stop the spread of the deadly virus.