A deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo in August 2018 has seen 2,000 cases of the virus confirmed in the following eight months, and has been blamed for more than 1,400 deaths.
Agencies attribute the rapid spread of the virus across the DRC on a deadly conflict within the Congo, misinformation surrounding treatments, porous and informal border crossings, and the United Nations’ failure to recognize the situation as an international public health emergency.
So what can be done to slow Ebola’s advancements?
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