Women and Children at Greater Risk of Ebola - WHO

According to data from the World Health Organisation, women and girls aged 11 and older have contracted Ebola at a higher rate than men and boys in the same age range and young children - five and under - are more likely to die from the the disease.

A health worker checks a child potentially infected with Ebola being carried on the back of a caregiver at the Ebola Treatment Centre of Beni, North-Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo in March 2019.

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