Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo are rushing get the latest ebola outbreak under control
A week after declaring the end of an Ebola outbreak, the health ministry has announced a new one near the Ugandan border. Local authorities have called for "calm and prudence" in the northeastern province.
The WHO said the presence of armed groups and the broad spread of the disease, could make vaccination "near impossible" in North Kivu. It's the 10th outbreak in DRC since Ebola was discovered.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has managed to end the latest Ebola outbreak in less than three months. What lessons can be learned by other countries from this successful intervention?
The outbreak began in North Kivu Province, where the volatile security situation threatens to complicate efforts by health workers; neighboring Uganda is on high alert.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version