War and misinformation in DRC’s Ebola battle

PBS NewsHour Piece Part I

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has plagued Democratic Republic of Congo for nearly a year and a half, with more than 3,000 people getting sick and 2,000 dead. Major medical advances in prevention and treatment have kept the disease’s toll from rising, but ongoing war — and attacks on medical teams — have forced the response to a standstill.

This piece was produced through a partnership with PBS NewsHour.

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