1. UN creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo  CNA
  2. Fears of Ebola pandemic if violent attacks continue in DR Congo  Al Jazeera English
  3. As Ebola cases rise, so do worries of a cross-border epidemic  The New Humanitarian
  4. Patients in Congo fear violence amid Ebola outbreak  CBS Evening News
  5. United Nations strengthens Ebola response in Democratic Republic of the Congo  World Health Organization
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GENEVA: The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday (May 23), creating a new position to boost efforts to contain ...GENEVA: The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday (May 23), creating a new position to boost efforts to contain ...

UN creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo - CNA

Armed groups' attacks on health facilities and workers in DRC must stop to prevent spread of virus, officials say.Armed groups' attacks on health facilities and workers in DRC must stop to prevent spread of virus, officials say.

Fears of Ebola pandemic if violent attacks continue in DR Congo | DR Congo News | Al Jazeera

Health officials say the virus is likely to reach the provincial capital, Goma, and possibly neighbouring Rwanda, South Sudan, or Uganda.Health officials say the virus is likely to reach the provincial capital, Goma, and possibly neighbouring Rwanda, South Sudan, or Uganda.

The New Humanitarian | As Ebola cases rise, so do worries of a cross-border epidemic

“Today I emphasized to #WHA72 that the ongoing #Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of our top global health priorities, and we appreciate @DrTedros’s dedicated personal leadership on this outbreak. https://t.co/55Zu933Adh”

Secretary Alex Azar on Twitter: "Today I emphasized to #WHA72 that the ongoing #Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of our top global health priorities, and we appreciate @DrTedros’s dedicated personal leadership on this outbreak. https://t.co/55Zu933Adh… https://t.co/yvjQ5GmlrG"

With the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo now in its tenth month and the number of new cases increasing in recent weeks, the United Nations announced today measures to strengthen its response and end the outbreak. With the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo now in its tenth month and the number of new cases increasing in recent weeks, the United Nations announced today measures to strengthen its response and end the outbreak.

United Nations strengthens Ebola response in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug would complicate matters.Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental E...

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister - Reuters

Disclosing how much funding the UK is committing to fighting Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo may put a “target on the head” of those responding to the outbreak, MPs were told yesterday.Disclosing how much funding the UK is committing to fighting Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo may put a “target on the head” of those responding to the outbreak, MPs were told yesterday.

UK won't reveal how much aid it has given for the Ebola response – to protect health workers

The International Rescue Committee and the global health director at Drexel University’s School of Public Health, on how to deal with the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.The International Rescue Committee and the global health director at Drexel University’s School of Public Health, on how to deal with the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The virus has killed 1,223 of the 1,847 people who have fallen ill, making it the second-worst Ebola outbreak on record.The virus has killed 1,223 of the 1,847 people who have fallen ill, making it the second-worst Ebola outbreak on record.

UN Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in DRC

The 19 new infections raise the outbreak total to 1,866 cases amid continued threats.The 19 new infections raise the outbreak total to 1,866 cases amid continued threats.

Ebola responders on edge as virus sickens 19 more | CIDRAP

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Intent on disrupting efforts to stop the spread of the disease and on delegitimizing local authorities, militants have attacked Christian pastors and health workers.

In central Africa, Islamist militias complicate church efforts to battle Ebola - Religion News Service

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 disease.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 disease.

High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC | News24

Officials said hospitals are being targeted by armed militia groupsOfficials said hospitals are being targeted by armed militia groups

Ebola outbreak: Patients in Congo fear violence amid outbreak - CBS News

Ebola experts who have been monitoring this outbreak closely have identified a number of areas where the response needs to be improved.Ebola experts who have been monitoring this outbreak closely have identified a number of areas where the response needs to be improved.

The Ebola response effort is struggling. Experts say these steps could help