DW's Adrian Kriesch tells Brent Goff that the fast reaction to the Congo Ebola outbreak means there's hope of preventing a wider outbreak
Over 200 people have died in the worst outbreak of Ebola on record in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the WHO said, warning that it could be six more months before efforts to contain the spread succeed.
Community fear, attacks on health workers and armed groups are hampering a response to DRC's Ebola outbreak. A second wave of the outbreak has now developed in the eastern town of Beni near the border with Uganda.
More than a dozen people died as machete-wielding rebels attacked a town in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Public health operations to tackle an Ebola outbreak that has killed 100 people were halted due to the unrest.
The Health Ministry has said two people who received an experimental Ebola treatment have recovered. Yet officials are worried as the virus continues to spread into conflict areas.
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