Category: Ebola

Ebola Breaks Out Again in Congo With 48 Infections and 20 Deaths

Congo, with nearly 50 known cases across a large region bordering the Republic of Congo and Central African Republic. Since authorities announced the outbreak on June 1st, 48 cases have been confirmed in Congo’s Equateur province, with a further three probable cases and a total of 20 deaths. “This is still a very active outbreak, […] Read More

Ebola-Like Virus Continues Wiping Out Thousands Of Pet Rabbits in Southwestern U.S.

A deadly virus is killing thousands of domestic rabbits throughout the Southwestern United States. The highly contagious illness, rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV2), which affects rabbits, hares, and pikas, has been dubbed “bunny Ebola” by some, Dr. Amanda Jones, a veterinarian in Texas, told The Cut earlier this week. Though the quick-moving virus is “not related […] Read More