Doctors Without Borders Calls for Inquiry Into Ebola Vaccinations

The humanitarian medical NGO Médecins Sans Frontières has issued a statement saying that the pace of Ebola vaccination in DR Congo is too slow and that only a fraction of the eligible population is benefiting. MSF says one of the reasons is the "opaque management of the vaccine supplies by the World Health Organization", which imposes strict limits on the number of doses deployed in the field. The WHO is quoted by AFP as denying the charge, saying it is doing "everything possible" to end the epidemic.

MSF medical staff in protective gear on a shift in the high-risk zone to check people with suspected cases of Ebola. Bunia, Ituri province, DRC, June 2019.

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