News incl. lifesciences, animals, wildlife & nature
about the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Articles listed below include news from, about or mentioning the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
See also health and related news from the neighbouring Republic of the Congo, which is also known as Congo-Brazzaville, and books about the Congo Region.
Angola celebrates a year without polio
Angola celebrates a year without polio: Angola has made considerable progress against polio by working to improve disease surveillance, increase the quality and coverage of mass polio vaccination c...
India records one year without polio cases
India appears to have interrupted wild poliovirus transmission, completing one year without polio since its last case, in a 2-year-old girl in the state of West Bengal, on 13 January 2011. India wa...
12 Jan '12 | Polio
Pneumococcal vaccine to combat pneumonia in DR Congo
Pneumococcal disease, a common and very serious respiratory infection, kills over a million of people worldwide every year including approx half a million young children. The Democratic Republic of...
04 Apr '11 | Pneumonia | DRC
Effort to halt polio outbreak in Luanda, Angola
In 2010, 32 people contracted polio in Angola, a disappointing turnaround from 2004, when Angola celebrated three consecutive years free from the virus and the country stood ready to be declared po...