DRC Ebola Response Continues To Face Violence, Resistance To Prevention Efforts

Associated Press: Alarm as Red Cross workers attacked in Congo Ebola efforts
“The international community is sounding new alarm after three Red Cross workers were attacked while trying to contain the latest deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo…” (Petesch, 10/4).

CIDRAP News: DRC Ebola cases rise as security concerns continue
“In updates [Wednesday and Thursday], the Democratic of Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported four more confirmed Ebola cases, three of them in the current hot spot in Beni, and groups [Thursday] raised more concerns about insecurity in the outbreak area…” (Schnirring, 10/4).

MedPage Today: Ebola Response in DRC Threatened by Insecurity, Resistance
“Armed militia activity, as well as community resistance, continues to threaten the response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to a late-breaking update [at IDWeek, taking place in San Francisco]…” (Walker, 10/4).

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