Print Edition - 2018-10-11  |  World News Digest

Ebola response tightens in Congo

- AGENCIES, KINSHASA

Oct 11, 2018-

Congolese authorities announced a ban on Wednesday on harbouring suspected Ebola patients and promised police protection for health workers at burials, in a bid to fight back against local resistance to efforts to combat the disease. Residents of eastern Congo have attacked health workers and refused to cooperate with government efforts to combat Ebola there, the country’s second major outbreak of the disease this year, which is believed to have killed 118 people since July.

Published: 11-10-2018 08:38

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