Insecurity, Community Mistrust Stifling DR Congo Ebola Fight

The World Health Organization reports an increase in the number of Ebola cases. It says there were 72 recorded cases last week, compared to 56 cases the week before. An earlier report by The International Rescue Committee puts the number of confirmed and suspected cases at over 1,000 since the outbreak started.


  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Aid Groups Struggle to Fight Ebola Virus

    Deutsche Welle, 4 April 2019

    The Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has become difficult to contain. Many locals distrust health authorities trying to combat the epidemic, which poses a… Read more »

A caretaker already cured from Ebola is seen carrying a four day old baby suspected of having ebola, into a MSF supported Ebola Treatment Centre(ETC) in Butembo.


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