Ebola Virus Disease News

Ebola outbreak ends

WHO declares an end to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

WHO declares the end of the most recent Ebola virus disease outbreak in Liberia


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A GeneXpert diagnostic testing set-up in the INRB lab in Kinshasa. This diagnostic tool was adapted during the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa to rapidly test for the disease. Results are ready in one hour. Photo: WHO/A. Clements-Hunt

New technology allows for rapid diagnosis of Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo