GloHSA Panel at the WHS 2018
23. October 2018

GloHSA Press Release about the Ebola Outbreak in DRC

On November 6th, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggested the current Ebola outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo might not be contained due to lack of cooperation from local communities and an unstable security situation.[1]

While certainly not an optimal scenario that anyone in global health would care to entertain, it is certainly one possibility if public health experts are unable to engage.  There are several things to keep in mind if Ebola is allowed to spread uncontrolled in the DRC:

To read more see the GloHSA Press Release

[1]https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2018/11/05/cdc-director-warns-that-congos-ebola-outbreak-may-not-be-containable/?utm_term=.6990d2d69b90