Congo declares new Ebola epidemic, 1,000 km from eastern outbreak

Congo declares new Ebola epidemic, 1,000 km from eastern outbreak

Democratic Republic of Congo declared a new Ebola epidemic on Monday in the western city of Mbandaka, more than 1,000 km away from an ongoing outbreak of the same deadly virus in the east.

DR Congo Ebola death toll hits 26 as vaccinations start

DR Congo Ebola death toll hits 26 as vaccinations start

The two cases occurred at Bikoro, a remote area where the outbreak began and then spread to Mbandaka -- an event that has deeply worried health experts.

Congo set to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

Congo set to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

Jessica Ilunga said 4,000 doses of vaccine were shipped on Saturday to Mbandaka, which last week registered the first cases in an urban area since the latest flare-up of the disease was announced earlier this month.

WHO says Congo faces 'very high' risk from Ebola outbreak

WHO says Congo faces 'very high' risk from Ebola outbreak

The reassessment came after the first confirmed case in Mbandaka, a city of around 1.5 million.

Doha in the grip of Eid festivities

Doha in the grip of Eid festivities

As with every Eid al-Adha, this time, too, there are way too many events and activities happening all over Qatar. Community gives you the lowdown on the top programmes scheduled for this Eid.