Containing Ebola: How to fight the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ebola epidemic – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise22nd June 2019
Since last August, history’s second-deadliest Ebola outbreak has left over 1,400 dead in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The outbreak is in a chronic conflict zone in the eastern DRC, where frequent militia attacks and human displacement have frustrated efforts to contain it. The rate of infection is accelerating, and the epidemic threatens to spill into neighboring countries. Governments, health officials, and international organizations face tremendous obstacles in containing the disease.
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