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The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus outbreak in Congo — which spread to Uganda this week — does not yet merit being declared a gl...

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency

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How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died. ...
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WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm afte...
22:32, 07/17/2019

| UN shifts response as Ebola outbreak in DRC drags on The UN is stepping up its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in the DRC , now in its 10th month, and needs additional resources, Secretary General ...
00:00, 05/10/2019

UN: Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday Ebola deaths in Congo's latest outbreak are expected to exceed 1,000 later on Friday, the World Health Organization announced, as attacks continue on ...
20:32, 05/03/2019

Ebola: Rwanda shuts DRC border after outbreak Just hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the border town of Goma, Rwanda closed its border with the DRC. Health workers have long feared...
17:16, 08/01/2019

| WATCH: Why Ebola is continuing to spread in the Congo The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advance...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the health ministry said, the latest in a string of assaults...
13:00, 07/15/2019

For ‘Hot Zone,’ Margulies confronts claustrophobia and Ebola The biosafety suit Julianna Margulies wore for ‘The Hot Zone’ taught her just how claustrophobic she is; she hopes the true-life tale of Ebola’s arriv...
19:48, 05/20/2019

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics ...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Emergency officials still don’t know why 911 failed TUCSON – Communications officials still do not know why the 911 system failed across Pima County on Tuesday morning. Around 3 a.m. Tucson’s 911 sys...
02:48, 07/11/2019

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for the Next Earthquake If you live in earthquake country, this week’s 6.9 and 7.1 earthquakes in California probably have you a bit on edge. Put that nervous energy to good ...
02:48, 07/09/2019

Why are so many unable to cover a $400 emergency? About 20% of households have less than $400 in their checking and savings account, based on a Federal Reserve study. Others fear paying another bill. ...
13:00, 07/22/2019

Ebola breakthrough: two drugs could treat up to 90 per cent of cases A drug trial has found two experimental drugs for Ebola to be so effective that scientists have stopped the trial early so that more people can receiv...
13:48, 08/13/2019

Congo Official Says 2nd Ebola Victim in Goma Has Died A man became the second confirmed Ebola case in the Congolese city of two million, and an official said there appeared to be no link between the case ...
14:48, 07/31/2019

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 19...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Can You Make a Page-Turning Thriller Out of the Ebola Crisis? In “Crisis in the Red Zone,” Richard Preston recounts how Ebola broke out in West Africa in 2014 and what it meant for those desperate to treat the in...
03:16, 08/09/2019

Congo Ebola death toll to hit 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO Congo's Ebola epidemic is expected to continue spreading though the country's east, where it has killed 1,000 since August and sparked mistrust and fr...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Ebola outbreak claims more than 1,000 lives in eastern Congo The Ebola outbreak raging in eastern Congo has claimed more than 1,000 lives — and violence in the region is impeding official efforts to combat the d...
19:32, 05/04/2019

Ebola drugs 'saving lives' after clinical trials Scientists have moved a step closer to treating symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus. A clinical trial in Congo has shown encouraging survival results....
23:16, 08/12/2019

Ebola treatment center attacked again in eastern Congo BENI, Congo (AP) — Authorities say an Ebola treatment has come under attack again in eastern Congo. Butembo Mayor Sylvain Kanyamanda said Monday that ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientifi...
08:32, 06/17/2019

Opinion: Ebola in Congo — incompetence, mistrust and greed A year after the outbreak of Ebola in eastern DRC, the government and aid organizations have still not succeeded in bringing the disease under control...
17:16, 08/01/2019

Ebola outbreak causes Rwanda to close border with Congo A Rwandan official says his country has closed its border with Congo because of the deadly Ebola outbreak. The state minister for foreign affairs Oliv...
16:16, 08/01/2019

Two experimental Ebola drugs are saving lives in the Congo Two experimental Ebola drugs under review in the Democratic Republic of Congo already seem to be saving the lives of many affected by the deadly virus...
20:49, 08/13/2019

Rwanda closes border with DRC over deadly Ebola outbreak Closure follows second Ebola death in densely populated city of Goma, on Rwandan border Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of C...
13:48, 08/01/2019

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments Medical officials believe they're so close to a cure for Ebola that they've stopped a drug trial to give Congo patients two new treatments, which they...
17:16, 08/13/2019

Clashes in Ebola-affected Congo city kill at least nine Heavy fighting between the army and local militiamen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola-stricken city of Butembo killed at least nine peo...
03:16, 05/09/2019

| Rwanda shuts border with Ebola-hit DRC - Congolese presidency Rwanda has shut its frontier with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo after a third case of the deadly virus was detected in the border city of Gom...
13:48, 08/01/2019

Death Toll Rises to More Than 1,000 in Ebola Outbreak in Congo (KINSHASA, Congo) — More than 1,000 people have died from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo that started in August, the country’s health ...
07:00, 05/04/2019

Rwanda Shuts Border With Congo Over Ebola Outbreak Rwanda shut its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, escalating its response to an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,800 people sinc...
13:16, 08/01/2019

2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo city of Goma KINSHASA, Congo — The man who became the second confirmed Ebola case in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma has died, officials said Wednesday...
11:48, 08/01/2019

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the border...
02:32, 06/15/2019

| DR Congo Ebola clinic in North Kivu attacked Dozens of fighters from an armed group known as Mai-Mai went into the northeastern city of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo and fought with...
18:48, 05/10/2019

GSK hands work on potential Ebola vaccines to U.S. institute British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is handing over all its development work on three potential vaccines against the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses de...
14:16, 08/06/2019

| Rwanda reopens border with Ebola-hit DR Congo: Kinshasa Rwanda reopened its frontier with DR Congo after closing it for eight hours following a new case of Ebola in the Congolese border city of Goma, Kinsha...
05:48, 08/02/2019

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Worl...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Ebola in DR Congo's Goma potential 'game-changer' A first case of Ebola arriving in Goma, Congo's eastern border hub, amounts to a potential "game-changer" warns the World Health Organization. It's ca...
21:16, 07/15/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not ...
12:32, 05/22/2019

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has killed...
04:48, 05/30/2019

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan report...
16:48, 05/30/2019

WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spre...
05:32, 07/19/2019

WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World ...
17:16, 07/19/2019

Two More Ebola Cases Diagnosed in Uganda as First Victim, 5, Dies Fears grew that the year-old outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo could spread further in what one expert called a “truly frightening phase.”...
18:16, 06/12/2019

Deadly Ebola outbreak spreads from Congo to Uganda The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has now spread to Uganda — claiming the life of a 5-year-old boy Wednesday after the virus killed...
18:16, 06/12/2019

Ebola Cases in Congo Have Hit a Record for Most Reported in a Single Day (BUTEMBO, Congo) — The woman spent more than a week at home sick before family members tried to take her to an Ebola treatment center in eastern...
08:48, 05/01/2019

| Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day Health experts are expressing growing alarm about the number of people sickened with the Ebola virus who are never reaching treatment centres, allowin...
11:48, 05/01/2019

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the wa...
19:48, 07/22/2019

Congo Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda, says WHO A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as hea...
20:48, 07/18/2019

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo KINSHASA, Congo — Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, accordi...
04:32, 08/17/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a patient has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadl...
21:16, 06/11/2019

Uganda confirms first case of Ebola, a Congolese child - WHO A first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Uganda, a five- year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving on Sunday from the Democrati...
22:00, 06/11/2019

The response to DRC’s Ebola crisis isn’t working. Here’s what we need to do | David Miliband A year into the outbreak, 1,500 have died – and war in the country is making things worse. But we can take positive action• David Miliband is presiden...
15:16, 07/15/2019

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democrat...
16:32, 07/16/2019

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak...
06:00, 06/12/2019

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker in...
02:32, 07/15/2019

| Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical facilitie...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in easte...
22:32, 06/05/2019

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - confirmation of the first spread of a deadly outbreak beyond the borders of Democratic Republi...
14:48, 06/12/2019

| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the Co...
15:48, 07/11/2019

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contac...
17:48, 05/22/2019

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease qui...
11:16, 06/13/2019

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the diseas...
12:00, 06/13/2019

US officials recruit Dikembe Mutombo for Ebola messages NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall of famer Dikembe Mutombo for help in one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in hist...
15:48, 06/24/2019

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts...
13:00, 07/15/2019

Ebola vaccine undermined by deep distrust in Congo Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb t...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Deployment of second Ebola vaccine would not be quick fix, experts warn The resignation of Congo's health minister in the midst of the country's worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to...
15:48, 07/25/2019

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and gran...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hun...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Are motorcycle taxis making the Ebola crisis worse? The Congolese trading city of Butembo relies on its ‘taxi-motos’ to keep business running, but the taxi unions are resistant to helping government Ebo...
08:16, 07/24/2019

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the viru...
05:32, 06/14/2019

Congo Islamist ADF rebels kill 12 in Ebola area Islamist rebels killed twelve people in two attacks in an area of east Congo that is struggling to contain an Ebola epidemic, local authorities said o...
03:32, 07/24/2019

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda, two others in intensive care A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of Ebola since the virus crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo and...
13:32, 06/13/2019

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.    &...
05:16, 06/09/2019

UK Becomes First Parliament To Declare Climate Emergency Britain's opposition Labour Party on Wednesday called for "real action" after parliament became the first in the world to vote to declare a climate em...
12:48, 05/02/2019

The First Tribal Climate Emergency Declaration Is Here—and It Won't Be the Last In the Arctic, people don’t have time to wait around for others to take action to stop climate change. This region of the world is warming faster than...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida The state of Florida has declared the current hepatitis A outbreak a 'public health emergency,' and officials encourage inhabitants to get vaccinated....
10:48, 08/06/2019

NWFD uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON – The Northwest Fire District is using drones to help assist hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said ...
09:00, 06/14/2019

In case of emergency: The tech that might save you Look, nature is beautiful. It's fun. But it can also be unpredictable and dangerous. And while I highly encourage you to head in to the great out...
21:16, 07/17/2019

The U.K. Has Officially Declared a Climate ‘Emergency’ The U.K. parliament declared an environment and climate emergency on Wednesday. Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader who put the motion forward, called th...
14:00, 05/02/2019

US emergency aid for Venezuela to be distributed in Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S.-supplied humanitarian aid that was earmarked for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will now be distributed in Colo...
03:48, 05/31/2019

Where Trump's 'emergency power' on tariffs comes from President Donald Trump moved to use his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way this week, threatening to slap Mexico with punitive t...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panick...
13:00, 05/13/2019

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening tri...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks in th...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun s...
22:00, 05/30/2019

A Cure for Ebola? Two New Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo The therapies saved roughly 90 percent of the patients who were just infected. Doctors hope the sick will now seek help in greater numbers, ending the...
23:16, 08/12/2019

Congo Ebola response must be elevated to maximum level, UN told Charities call for outbreak to be put on a par with crises in Yemen, Syria and Mozambique as death toll reaches 1,287The UN has been urged by charitie...
17:32, 05/29/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, expected to spread: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deat...
15:16, 05/03/2019

Congo records 1,000th Ebola death in current outbreak The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, as violent attacks on treatment centres hamper effo...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and contain...
15:48, 06/04/2019

First case of Ebola in Congo city of Goma detected: officials The patient was a priest who became infected during a visit to the town of Butembo, 200 km (124 miles) north of Goma, where he interacted with Ebola p...
07:48, 07/15/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deat...
18:00, 05/03/2019

| WATCH | Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments Scientists have said they are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the Ebola virus after two potential drugs showed survival ra...
07:16, 08/13/2019

Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control t...
04:16, 05/04/2019

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border fro...
22:16, 06/18/2019

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," the...
21:32, 07/12/2019

Ebola has killed over 1,000 people in eastern Congo — that’s the second-deadliest outbreak This, as Ebola treatment centres have come under repeated attack, leaving government health officials to staff clinics in the hotspots of Butembo and ...
02:00, 05/04/2019

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been d...
22:49, 08/13/2019

Regeneron's Ebola treatment proves superior to rival in trial Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday its experimental treatment for Ebola proved superior to a rival therapy from Mapp Biopharmaceutical at pr...
11:48, 08/13/2019

DR Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an...
05:48, 07/15/2019

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as sci...
22:16, 06/18/2019

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has surpassed 2,000 cases and is picking up speed. The number of confirmed cases reache...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in D...
22:32, 07/15/2019

Military lab that handles Ebola, other dangerous pathogens fails CDC inspection A military laboratory in Maryland used for biological defense research, which houses some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens, was ordered to stop...
17:48, 08/08/2019

A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while two...
17:16, 06/12/2019

Third ebola case confirmed in East Congo city of Goma The daughter of an Ebola patient in the eastern Congo city of Goma has contracted the virus, making her the third case in the city of one million whic...
02:16, 08/02/2019

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of contro...
16:48, 07/22/2019

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the wa...
20:00, 07/22/2019

UN health chief warns of ‘very high’ risk of Ebola spread GENEVA (AP) — The head of the U.N. health agency says the risk that the Ebola virus will spread remains “very high.” Tedros Adhanom Ghebre...
13:48, 05/20/2019

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the f...
21:16, 06/12/2019

'Most complex health crisis in history': Congo struggles to contain Ebola Political, security and cultural complications – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome DRC’s deadly out...
16:00, 06/25/2019

AP Photos: Ebola’s life and death struggle in eastern Congo AP Photos: Ebola has created a life and death struggle in Beni, the epicenter of eastern Congo’s outbreak of the disease which has killed more than 1,...
18:48, 07/24/2019

| Third Ebola case detected in DR Congo's Goma - medical source A one-year-old girl has become the third patient to test positive for Ebola in the densely populated DR Congo city of Goma, local officials have said,...
13:48, 08/01/2019

Aid group: More funds needed for Ebola safe burials in Congo DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An international aid organization says it only has enough funding to continue safe burials for Ebola victims in eastern Congo fo...
22:32, 05/16/2019

U.N. taking 'intensive' steps to fight Ebola after 2nd case in Congo Health officials say they have discovered another case of Ebola in the eastern Congolese border town of Goma -- a growing crisis that has the attentio...
00:16, 08/01/2019

Political games hinder efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic...
00:16, 05/14/2019

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, a...
13:16, 07/27/2019

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now kille...
00:32, 06/14/2019

Second Ebola case detected in eastern Congo's main city A second case of Ebola was detected on Tuesday in the eastern Congolese city of Goma, a local health official said, increasing concern the virus could...
22:48, 07/30/2019

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy wh...
17:16, 06/12/2019

| High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the d...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo. &...
16:48, 06/12/2019

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ warns UN relief chief Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, a...
23:00, 07/15/2019

GSK ends development of Ebola vaccine, hands work to U.S. institute British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is giving up its work on developing three potential vaccines against the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses, despite ...
05:16, 08/07/2019

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city BENI, Congo — After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus traveling to eastern Congo’s largest city. Only upon arrival at his destina...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative m...
19:32, 06/15/2019

| WATCH | Mozambique sets up Ebola screening at Malawi border Mozambique on Saturday set up disease checkpoints along its border with Malawi as a precaution against any spreading of a deadly Ebola outbreak, a sen...
00:16, 08/06/2019

The U.S. Helped Defeat Ebola in 2014. Now, We’re Watching a Crisis Become a Catastrophe Imagine a firefighter battling a blaze while the sprinkler system emits gasoline. This is the current state of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Re...
21:32, 07/16/2019

Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an...
01:32, 07/15/2019

| WATCH: Mozambique sets up Ebola screening at Malawi border Mozambique on Saturday set up disease checkpoints along its border with Malawi as a precaution against any spreading of a deadly Ebola outbreak, a sen...
12:16, 08/04/2019

Second Ebola case in Congo's main eastern city dies The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in eastern Congo's main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment too late and was already bleedin...
11:16, 08/01/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case since virus broke out in Congo A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last...
13:32, 06/12/2019

Second Ebola case in Congo's Goma infected several people: government The second case of Ebola recorded in east Congo's main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people befo...
07:48, 08/03/2019

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an ...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Congo races to contain Ebola after gold miner contaminates several in Goma Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday, after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the ...
07:48, 08/03/2019

| WATCH | WHO sounds international Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organisation has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the vir...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, wher...
22:48, 08/02/2019

Congo Officials Say Second Ebola Case Confirmed in City of Goma Goma is on Congo’s heavily traveled border with Rwanda and has an international airport. For months health officials had feared that an Ebola case wou...
00:16, 07/31/2019

| First confirmed Ebola cases in DR Congo's South Kivu province The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fat...
23:32, 08/16/2019

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against t...
23:32, 08/16/2019

As Ebola Continues to Spread In Congo, Uganda Watches Nervously An ongoing Ebola outbreak has already caused 1,400 deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo–and across the border, Ugandan authorities are bra...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease en...
11:32, 06/19/2019

Why are jet fighters scrambled to escort planes in an emergency? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conc...
17:16, 07/02/2019

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place ...
18:16, 06/20/2019

'This is an emergency': the volunteers bailing out migrants from detention One woman’s story of helping a migrant by paying their bail has inspired others to offer bond money of their ownFor more than a year, Julie Sharron we...
22:16, 07/21/2019

Emergency Aid for Migrants Badly Divides Democrats Congress is trying to rush billions of dollars to the border to alleviate the suffering of detained migrants, but Democrats fear the funds will advanc...
11:32, 06/25/2019

Emergency Crews Respond To Motorcycle Crash On I-75 SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Emergency crews were on the scene Saturday afternoon after a motorcycle crashed into a concrete barrier on Intersta...
20:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. emergency alert test hits TVs and radios A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System interrupted radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cellphones that were sen...
05:48, 08/08/2019

Learn Your Destination's Emergency Number Before You Travel What happens when you dial 911 abroad? Depending on where you are, it’ll either put you in touch with a local emergency response team or remain unansw...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Sri Lanka To Relax Emergency In A Month, Says President Sri Lanka's President announced on Monday he will allow tough emergency laws to lapse within a month because the security situation was "99 percent ba...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Emergency declared as US states brace for 40C-plus heatwave More than 200 million Americans were today warned about a "widespread and dangerous" heatwave this weekend with swathes of the country expected be as ...
20:48, 07/19/2019

How emergency services and disaster recovery will benefit from 5G It isn’t just bored commuters and the lone, weeping engineer in charge of the UK rail network’s onboard WiFi who will benefit from the r...
19:16, 06/28/2019

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to sp...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spen...
14:32, 05/08/2019

A Man's Love of Licorice Tea Landed Him in the Emergency Room One man’s hot tea habit turned out to be much less relaxing than he hoped, according to his doctors. An 84-year-old Canadian ended up in the emergency...
16:00, 05/27/2019

Flooding from torrential rains causes emergency in Paraguay Paraguay has declared a state of emergency for a province along the border with Argentina as torrential rains continue to swell rivers causing floods....
22:16, 05/08/2019

Climate emergency: New hope, or just empty words? Spurred on by the Fridays for Future movement, more and more cities around the world are declaring a climate emergency — in recent weeks, it's been al...
17:48, 07/09/2019

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking fl...
05:32, 05/25/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to ta...
18:48, 04/29/2019

Officials: Woman, 76, dies after emergency during race KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a 76-year-old woman has died after having a medical emergency while running a race in southwestern Michigan. The...
19:00, 05/06/2019

US Emergency Alert Test Hits TVs And Radios A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System interrupted radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cellphones that were sen...
11:48, 08/08/2019

Irish parliament declares climate emergency Greta Thunberg says Dublin decision to follow British MPs’ lead is ‘great news’Ireland’s parliament has become the second after Britain’s to declare a...
12:16, 05/10/2019

FCC fines ABC after Jimmy Kimmel uses emergency tones The feds may have wiped the smile off late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel’s face — fining the network that airs his talk show a hefty $395,000 for his us...
19:00, 08/16/2019

WATCH: Dashcam Shows Emergency Landing A small plane was forced to land in Spanaway, Washington Thursday morning after a “fuel system malfunction.” The plane landed in traffic o...
05:16, 08/02/2019

‘Airport Emergency’ at Newark Grounds All Flights A passenger aboard the flight said the plane left La Guardia Airport and about 20 minutes late made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty Internation...
16:00, 06/29/2019

Sri Lanka imposes emergency for 4th month after bombings Sri Lanka’s government has extended emergency laws that give wide-ranging powers to security forces for the fourth time since the Easter Day bomb blas...
18:16, 07/22/2019

Uganda Records Second Ebola Death After the Outbreak Crossed the Congolese Border (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the dis...
10:32, 06/13/2019

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels on Thursday from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State while repelling an attack in east Congo's Ebola zone,...
14:32, 05/30/2019

Boy dies, two more Ebola cases reported afer DRC outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, its health ministry said, signaling that the outbreak health officials have battled to contain in...
11:00, 06/13/2019

WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that...
01:16, 05/08/2019

Ebola outbreak: Reporter struggles to ‘keep a distance’ as virus kills his people Djaffar Al Katanty, a camera operator from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has only been able to watch as his hometown has become the epicentre of ...
14:16, 07/04/2019

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-G...
01:32, 05/09/2019

Two Experimental Ebola Drugs Reduce Mortality Rate, According to Preliminary Data Two experimental Ebola drugs significantly improve a patient’s chance of surviving the virus, according to preliminary data from a medical trial, offe...
01:17, 08/13/2019

Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola cris...
02:32, 06/12/2019

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanuel...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments in Congo trial Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed encoura...
01:48, 08/13/2019

With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover. The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against doctors and health workers who are in the country to battle the second-deadlies...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N. Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the bord...
18:48, 07/15/2019

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip o...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo hits record for confirmed cases in single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the c...
20:48, 05/01/2019

World Bank readies $300 million to cover half of new Ebola response The World Bank Group is readying a $300 million package of grants and credits to support the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Democratic Republ...
07:16, 07/25/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo hits record with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the c...
13:16, 05/02/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Islamist rebels kill 13 civilians in east Congo's Ebola zone Thirteen Congolese civilians were killed in the country's eastern Ebola zone in an attack by a group thought to be linked to Islamic State, a local of...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Second Worst Ebola Outbreak in History Is Now Killing 66 Percent of People Who Become Infected The current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has infected 1,720 and killed 1,136, giving the viral disease a whopping 66 pe...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Conflict, superstition and inadequate funds hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo International aid organizations are warning that the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could worsen in the face of instability, public distrust and a critica...
18:48, 05/17/2019

3 Congolese medics arrested in killing of WHO doctor treating Ebola patients Three Congolese medics were arrested Wednesday in the murder of a Cameroonian doctor who was treating Ebola patients in the Democratic Republic of Con...
03:16, 08/09/2019

Two Ebola drugs boost survival rates, according to early trial data Enlarge / BUTEMBO, CONGO - JULY 27: A healthcare member inoculates a man for Ebola suspicion to take precautions against the disease in Butembo, Democ...
05:48, 08/13/2019

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to str...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Conflict and insecurity driving spread of diseases like Ebola, WHO chief warns Deadly outbreak is ‘global wake-up call’, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells GuardianThe head of the World Health Organization has called the world’s...
13:48, 07/09/2019

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an ou...
18:48, 06/18/2019

Rwanda border with Ebola-hit Congo fully open after slowdowns: minister Rwanda's border with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday, a minister said, hours after Congolese traders had report...
02:16, 08/02/2019

Military lab, which handles Ebola and other dangerous pathogens, suspended after failing CDC inspection A military laboratory in Maryland used for biological defense research, which houses some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens, was shut down last ...
05:48, 08/08/2019

Julianna Margulies on her shocking Ebola drama: 'I panicked in my hazmat suit!' The star of ER and The Good Wife is back – as a doctor fighting to save humanity. She gives her bodyguard the slip to talk about our imperilled planet...
17:48, 05/19/2019

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warni...
13:16, 05/21/2019

Trump administration health experts say US not likely to see Ebola outbreak despite spread in Africa Health officials in the Trump administration insist the United States is not at risk of an Ebola outbreak even as the disease continues to spread thro...
22:48, 08/01/2019

Dutch hospital sealed off but ebola scare proves false alarm Dutch emergency services say an ebola scare that led them to seal off part of a hospital in the port city of Rotterdam turned out to be a false alarm...
03:16, 08/08/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the D...
02:48, 06/12/2019

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola ...
02:16, 08/02/2019

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda amid fears of virus spreading The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday, fuelling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democ...
15:00, 07/17/2019

| Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Rep...
12:16, 07/15/2019

Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to new province as epidemic continues to spiral One woman dead after two cases are confirmed in South Kivu’s Lwindi district, near DRC’s border with RwandaThe year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democra...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Regulators Found Risk of Emergency After First Boeing MAX Crash An FAA internal risk analysis after the first of two Boeing 737 MAX airliner crashes showed the likelihood was high of a similar cockpit emergency wit...
23:16, 07/31/2019

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warns residents to be wary of new tremors Damage from 7.1 quake could be worse, agency chief saysCrews in California continued to assess ...
03:32, 07/07/2019

Emergency crews rescue 5 men trapped in Virginia cave Crews in southwest Virginia rescued five men trapped in a cave on Sunday after they began suffering from exhaustion and hypothermia while exploring. ...
01:16, 04/29/2019

Outage in Netherlands knocks out emergency services for hours The Dutch were given a frightening lesson about society's reliance on technology. A major telecommunications outage knocked Netherland's ver...
02:16, 06/25/2019

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires Russia has declared a state of emergency in five Siberian regions after a million people signed petitions demanding action on unprecedented wildfires...
22:16, 07/31/2019

Mirtha Legrand recovering 'favourably' after emergency operation Legendary actress and TV presenter, who has dominated Argentina's TV screens for decades faces at least a few more days in hospital, doctor confirms....
23:16, 05/15/2019

Update: In the Event of an Emergency, Leave Your Luggage on the Plane. Really. Passengers who insist on retrieving carry-on bags in times of crisis have become a major concern for flight attendants tasked with evacuating planes a...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study su...
23:32, 07/02/2019

More than 100 wildfires rage across Mexico as authorities declare EMERGENCY MEXICO has declared an environmental emergency across Mexico City as smoke from more than 100 wildfires raised air pollution to potentially harmful le...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Trump again stokes China tensions with ‘national emergency’ President Trump on Wednesday declared a “national emergency” to protect American communications networks — a move that gives the feds broad powers to ...
03:32, 05/16/2019

Italy to drop emergency legislation on 5G golden powers Italy has bowed to pressure from Chinese telecoms equipment makers Huawei Technologies and ZTE and will drop emergency legislation strengthening state...
21:32, 07/17/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration sur...
23:32, 06/19/2019

Canada's Climate Emergency Declaration Is Just Empty Words On Monday, Canada’s Liberal Party voted en masse to declare a climate emergency in the House of Commons. Then on Tuesday, the Liberal Prime Minister J...
02:16, 06/20/2019

US blacklists Huawei as Trump declares national emergency President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency over a perceived espionage threat. US firms could be barred from using foreign telecoms that ...
05:16, 05/16/2019

Dutch emergency services hit by major telecoms outage A major telecommunications outage hit the Netherlands on Monday, crippling ambulance and emergency services numbers and prompting the police to send a...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thous...
10:16, 07/13/2019

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency By Another Month In Surprise Move A state of emergency was extended by Sri Lanka's President Saturday, going back on pledges to relax the tough laws introduced after the Easter Sunday ...
09:00, 06/22/2019

Sri Lanka extends emergency for third month after Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Saturday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers into third month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and ch...
12:16, 06/22/2019

At least 40 dead in Russian plane’s fiery emergency landing Russian officials say at least 40 people died when an Aeroflot airliner burst into flames while making an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo a...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Berlusconi says ready for EU vote after "big fright" of emergency surgery Four-time Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, 82, said on Monday he was ready to resume all electoral engagements after undergoing emergency sur...
15:32, 05/06/2019

House Democrats push through $4.5B emergency border aid bill House Democrats on Tuesday pushed through a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package after a small revolt by the progressive wing of the party threat...
14:16, 06/26/2019

Sri Lanka extends state of emergency after Easter bombings Sri Lanka has been under a state of emergency since a string of bombings at three hotels and three churches killed more than 250 people in mid-April. ...
15:00, 06/22/2019

At least 13 dead as burning plane makes emergency landing At least 13 people, including two children, have died after a fire on board a Russian passenger plane forced it to make an emergency landing in Moscow...
21:16, 05/05/2019

Russia declares emergency over huge wildfires in Siberia Raging wildfires have swallowed up an area bigger that the state of Belgium across Siberia, with smoke enveloping cities. Observers and activists slam...
02:16, 07/31/2019

'Thumbs Down Guy' looking for help with medical bills after emergency: 'I came really close to dying' A baseball fan who went viral for giving a thumbs down after a play during a game between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays in 2017 is now askin...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Mirtha Legrand rushed to hospital for emergency surgery Legendary actress and TV presenter, who has dominated Argentina’s screens for decades, was rushed to hospital on Sunday night to undergo an emergency ...
06:48, 05/14/2019

Corbyn in emergency meeting over Labour antisemitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to hold an emergency meeting of his shadow cabinet and a showdown with his MPs as the antisemitism crisis engulfing Labo...
00:16, 07/16/2019

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency a...
02:48, 06/28/2019

Cyberattacks force Louisiana to declare state of emergency Ransomware and cyberattacks continue to multiply and hit local governments in a scary, escalating pattern such that, now for the second time since 201...
03:00, 07/27/2019

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed...
16:16, 05/22/2019

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist ...
11:16, 06/17/2019

Russian plane's emergency landing injures 23 A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports Thursday after colliding with a flock of birds, injuring...
16:32, 08/16/2019

Police: Mystery man pulling emergency brakes on subways NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have been searching for a person who has been intentionally pulling the emergency brakes on subway cars for no le...
03:16, 05/24/2019

Extinction Rebellion: 'Fashion week should be a declaration of emergency' At the Port Eliot festival in Cornwall, two members of the campaign group talked about how the fashion industry must adapt – nowOn Friday afternoon, t...
22:48, 07/26/2019

U.S. orders non-emergency workers to leave Iraq embassy The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel from its embassy in Iraq as a result of rising tensions in the region, officials sai...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Beleaguered Barneys New York turned down for emergency loan Barneys’ latest effort to find a financial fix to stay afloat fell flat, The Post has learned. The luxury retailer, which has been on a hunt for a buy...
09:48, 08/03/2019

Every Oklahoma county under state of emergency due to severe weather Every single county in Oklahoma was under a state of emergency Tuesday due to flooding and "severe weather impacts" — including hail storms, tornadoes...
10:32, 05/29/2019

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – repla...
03:48, 06/05/2019

Why Smriti Irani Isn't On Her Mother's List Of Emergency Numbers Union Minister Smriti Irani shared two heartwarming posts on Mother's Day about her mother and her mother-in-law. She said her mother chose to live li...
11:48, 05/12/2019

Southern German city declares ‘climate emergency’ A city in southern Germany has become the first in the country to declare a “climate emergency,” following similar moves in Canada, Britain and Switze...
15:48, 05/03/2019

France failing to tackle climate emergency, report says Stark warning comes as UK commits to net zero emissions target for 2050France is falling behind on tackling the climate emergency despite ambitious pr...
23:32, 06/25/2019

Emergency crews rescue hiker at Sabino Canyon TUCSON – Multiple emergency crews rescued a woman after being injured while hiking in Sabino Canyon on Friday. Rural Metro Fire District says the woma...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Dutch investigate KPN emergency service network outage The Netherlands launched an inquiry on Tuesday into a nationwide network outage at telecoms company KPN that knocked out emergency service numbers for...
17:32, 06/25/2019

Constance becomes first German city to declare 'climate emergency' Council members in the German city have unanimously passed a resolution recognizing climate change as an acute threat. The move was spurred by calls f...
00:16, 05/03/2019

The President’s ‘Emergency’ Tariffs on Mexican Goods, Explained The president is again going beyond his predecessors in using powers that lawmakers granted the presidency for use in exigent circumstances. This time...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of t...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Emergency services still struggle with GDPR — but the regulation could be a benefit GDPR is an incredible piece of legislation that protects our personal data from being abused by companies and organizations. It keeps data handlers in...
16:32, 05/20/2019

Emergency declared in Paraguay as torrential rains cause flooding About 40,000 Paraguayans have been forced to evacuate their homes in recent weeks due to rising waters. Although, they were moved to higher ground at ...
06:48, 05/09/2019

2 Killed As Plane Crashes Into Building During Emergency Landing A Russian passenger plane overshot the runway, crashed into a building and caught fire at an airport in Siberia on Thursday, killing two crew members,...
11:48, 06/27/2019

Emergency aid bill challenges Pelosi’s grip on Democrats A $4.5 billion House bill aimed at providing more funding to migrant families detained at the U.S.-Mexico border is posing a challenge to Democratic H...
12:32, 06/25/2019

National climate emergency declared by House of Commons The motion describes climate change as a "real and urgent crisis, driven by human activity, that impacts the environment, biodiversity, Canadian's hea...
15:16, 06/18/2019

MTA board to hold emergency meeting on overtime scandal A top ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Larry Schwartz, demanded an emergency MTA board meeting to examine the troubled authority’s ballooning overtime costs...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around...
12:16, 07/10/2019

PM Modi Reminds People Of Emergency; Says Don't Take Democracy For Granted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reminded people of the Emergency and urged them not to take democracy "for granted", saying in day-to-day life,...
16:48, 06/30/2019

U.S. emergency alert test on TV and radio expected this week A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System will be sent to radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cell phones hit by a...
01:48, 08/06/2019

Iran tanker seizure: UK to hold emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is set to discuss a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK sai...
08:16, 07/22/2019

Extinction Rebellion highlight climate emergency at Glastonbury Campaigners joined by indigenous people who have led fight against global heatingNearly 2,000 festival-goers have joined climate change campaigners Ex...
03:16, 06/28/2019

Emergency rush hour landing on Florida highway A small airplane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway ramp during rush hour and crashed into a car. News outlets report the plane landed on ...
14:00, 05/17/2019

People Jailed During Emergency Observe Its 44th Anniversary In UP ''Loktantra Senanis'' of Uttar Pradesh, who were jailed during Emergency imposed this day in June 1975 Tuesday observed 44th anniversary of the "draco...
03:32, 06/26/2019

British Parliament declares 'climate change emergency' Lawmakers have approved a motion requiring the government to make proposals to "restore the UK's natural environment." The move comes after protesters...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thous...
10:48, 07/13/2019

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U....
01:48, 07/10/2019

Situation In West Bengal Nothing Less Than Emergency: Prakash Javadekar The situation in West Bengal is akin to a "state of emergency" under Mamata Banerjee's rule, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday, asserting ...
03:32, 06/26/2019

New Mexico mayor’s plan would charge for emergency costs ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — A New Mexico mayor has proposed billing drivers involved in car accidents resulting in hazardous material cleanup or vi...
09:48, 05/20/2019

5-Year-Old Child Dies in Uganda as Ebola Outbreak Officially Becomes an International Problem The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially become an international problem, with three confirmed cases in neig...
18:48, 06/12/2019

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June bec...
22:16, 06/18/2019

Ebola fight ongoing amid evidence of ‘several massacres’ in DR Congo’s Ituri province The vital work of tracing people infected with deadly Ebola virus disease in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is progressing, despite...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian healt...
03:00, 05/09/2019

CNOOC halts field work at western Uganda project over Ebola fears Oil producer China National Offshore Oil Corp said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and would re...
10:48, 07/25/2019