Ebola virus disease

Ebola - for the media

Talking to the media about Ebola at the international airport Hajj Terminal.
WHO/Samantha Bolton

This is a one-stop-shop for journalists covering the Ebola response or interested in what WHO is doing to curb the outbreak. Resources include press briefings, press releases, feature stories, video packages and frequently asked questions. Please feel free to use the content, but don’t forget to credit WHO. If you have any questions, please reach out to a member of our team. Contacts are provided on this page.

Press briefings

WHO press briefing on Ebola operations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
28 June 2019

Press briefing on the IHR (2005) Emergency Committee for Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
14 June 2019

Press briefing on Ebola situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
06 June 2019

Press conference on Ebola disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
28 May 2019

Press briefing on WHO Ebola operations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
3 May 2019

Press briefing on the IHR (2005) Emergency Committee for Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
12 April 2019

Press briefing on Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo
2 April 2019

Press briefing on Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo
14 March 2019

Press briefing on Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo
25 September 2018

Press releases / Statements

July 2019

June 2019

May 2019

April 2019

March 2019

February 2019

January 2019

December 2018

November 2018

October 2018

September 2018

August 2018

Feature stories

2019

2018

Facebook live videos

24 May 2019 - Live from the 72nd World Health Assembly to find out how Ebola CUBE- a biosecure emergency care unit - operates.

Video Content

This page links all WHO technical and general information on Ebola virus disease.

Contact information

For media enquiries
Visit the media contacts page if you want to contact a communication officer about WHO's media products.

Facts and frequently asked questions about Ebola virus disease

General information on Ebola virus disease, controlling the infection and WHO response. Answers to questions on the disease, transmission of the virus and treatment.