The DRC Ebola outbreak, now the second-largest in history, has jumped borders for the first time.
Now officially the second-largest in history, the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) appears to be spiraling out of control.
The Ebola epidemic response is failing in the DRC, and local policing procedures might have something to do with it.
At 680 cases, the current Ebola outbreak in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo is the second-largest in history.
Over 200 people have now died in an Ebola outbreak centered on the DRC province of North Kivu.
Infections have more than doubled since aid operations were disrupted by a wave of rebel attacks.
Democratic Republic of Congo poses unique challenges to local and international health authorities that they didn’t face in the 2015 West Africa Ebola outbreak.
Health cuts in the United States risk hampering the world’s response to the next big pandemic.
There are several conclusions that can be drawn from the global health response to the Zika and Ebola epidemics.
The Ebola epidemic is combining with a legacy of past conflicts in West Africa to create a real possibility of state collapse.