The Guardian Examines Doctors’, Experts’ Efforts To Eradicate Sleeping Sickness In DRC
The Guardian: The big sleep: how the world’s most troubled country is beating a deadly disease
“…If you were going to try to stamp out a lethal disease, you wouldn’t want to be doing it here. Yet that is what’s happening. In [the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)], a country tarnished in international eyes by war and violence, Congolese doctors are finally winning the battle with sleeping sickness, a disease of west and central Africa that became an epidemic thanks partly to the enforced displacement of peoples and poverty caused by the policies of invading European colonialists…” (Boseley, 11/16).
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