As of this week, the World Health Organization has recorded 127 confirmed cases and 87 confirmed or probable deaths in the DRC due to the virus.
A new outbreak of the deadly virus has killed dozens in one of the world's poorest countries.
People carry a cross for a grave on August 23rd, 2018, in Mangina, North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is facing an alarming Ebola outbreak, with 10 health-care workers now reported to be infected by the highly contagious virus.
The disease's presence in Mbandaka, population 1.2 million, is the first non-rural case in what appears to be a new epidemic of the notoriously contagious disease.
Ticks that carry the pathogenic bacteria can now survive in environments where they previously would've frozen to death, resulting in an increased risk of infection.
Children suffering from Rett Syndrome may have found hope in a drug combination that could potentially reverse disease symptoms by adjusting natural cellular functions.
A new study finds populations of several frog species in Panama appear to be gaining resistance to a deadly pathogen that can lead to extinction.
Beginning in 2019, the CDC will phase out the program to include only 10 countries.
It's become too late to ask whether or not we should edit the human germline; we can now only ask how the experiments will proceed.
Nepalese conservationists and their foreign partners are awakening to a new menace on the horizon: lethal pathogens.
As a new non-invasive technology makes prenatal genetic tests more common, many more pregnant women will have to choose whether or not to have a disabled child.
The morality of human embryonic stem cell research has long been contentious, but new discoveries could end the controversy.
A study finds a new link between mutations and intellectual disability, but that doesn’t mean we should ignore non-genetic factors.