Uganda at Risk of Ebola Following Violence in DR Congo
Reports of people from DR Congo being prevented from crossing the border into Uganda and choosing to enter the country illegally without being screened for Ebola have raised concerns that the disease may spread. This comes after humanitarian organisation Oxfam said the ongoing violence in the area makes reaching people with aid from within DRC extremely difficult.
Health workers assist a patient suspected of having Ebola (file photo).
Congo-Brazzaville: DR Congo - Ebola Deaths in Latest Outbreak to Pass 1,000
Deutsche Welle, 3 May 2019
As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths is to exceed 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike Ryan said its vaccination… Read more »