MSF Ebola en Five things to remember a decade after the Ebola outbreak in West Africa Ten years after the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, medical doctor and epidemiologist, Dr Michel Van Herp, answers five key questions about the outbreak. Wed, 20 Mar 2024 12:28:29 +0000 5d429fc8-b424-4657-b0b8-789f60dceb36 Vaccination halves mortality among people infected with Ebola A study conducted by MSF's Epicentre and other research organisations confirms the importance of vaccination against Ebola during epidemics: vaccination reduces not only the risk of infection, but also the risk of death. Thu, 08 Feb 2024 11:48:51 +0000 53eb4ec6-cba0-41a0-9836-7f7e513fcfad Tackling the spread of Lassa fever in Nigeria Our teams play a crucial role in responding to Lassa fever in Nigeria, providing assistance and early detection measures to improve patient outcomes in affected regions. Thu, 25 Jan 2024 07:11:33 +0000 3220b464-94ce-4c18-a14e-a56b3838ccb9 Face to face with Ebola in Uganda Since the start of the Ebola outbreak in Uganda, 136 cases and 53 deaths were confirmed as of 7 November, 2022. Fri, 11 Nov 2022 07:19:23 +0000 7ab394ca-fb1b-4067-89df-15dbeb47a721 Overcoming obstacles in the fight against Ebola epidemic in Uganda An Ebola epidemic was declared in Uganda on 20 September, 2022. In the month since the declaration, there have been 109 people confirmed to have Ebola, 30 people have reportedly died, and 34 have recovered and been discharged from health centres. Tue, 25 Oct 2022 12:50:13 +0000 82258f75-b196-408c-ac5e-0beebb3a3e36 Ebola in Uganda: Four things you need to know Since the declaration of an Ebola outbreak in Uganda on 20 September, there have been at least 43 confirmed cases. Here are four things you need to know about the latest outbreak. Wed, 05 Oct 2022 06:59:05 +0000 822ec898-d4e6-47e9-833d-352b987dd594 Responding Latest Ebola Outbreak Uganda On Wednesday 21 September, we sent a team to Mubende, Uganda, to assist the Ministry of Health in responding to the new Ebola outbreak in the country. Mon, 26 Sep 2022 11:43:56 +0000 9cb54ce8-22a6-4f32-9a1a-06d8d371345f DRC Ebola outbreak crisis update On 8 October 2021, DRC declared an outbreak of Ebola in North Kivu province, which was the country’s thirteenth in just over 40 years, and the fifth in the last two years. Mon, 20 Dec 2021 09:20:22 +0000 47ae229f-c112-4a22-a1fb-53104af6f38c DRC's twelfth Ebola outbreak On 3 May 2021, DRC declared over an outbreak of Ebola in North Kivu province, which had been the country’s twelfth in just over 40 years, and the fourth in the last two years. Fri, 07 May 2021 08:20:22 +0000 5b4b5b43-6540-467b-bcac-737dc0e82505 MSF responds in North Kivu to twelfth Ebola outbreak in DRC Following a new outbreak of Ebola in DRC - the country's twelfth - MSF teams are responding in communities in North Kivu province, the site of the newest outbreak. Thu, 25 Feb 2021 17:48:21 +0000 a1d4fbb8-8a2f-4362-86fb-16cb0fab388e