A year after the first case of Ebola in eastern Congo, the disease is still not under control. Some Congolese believe health workers are infecting them with the deadly virus. Germain Bill, who survived Ebola, is on a mission to promote treatment.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is battling a new outbreak of the Ebola virus in the northwestern part of the country. It is the eighth outbreak since 2007, but this time the country seems prepared to handle it.
As COVID-19 spreads in Europe, the experts who beat Ebola in West Africa reflect on what they learned. China and Italy are to the pandemic what Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia were to the epidemic of 2014–2016.
Memories of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia are still fresh in the minds of survivors, as concern mounts over a potential coronavirus outbreak.
A year after the outbreak of Ebola in eastern Congo, the government and aid organizations have still not succeeded in bringing the disease under control. There are many reasons for this, says Dirke Köpp.
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