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Can vaccines stop Ebola in the DRC?

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is in the midst of an Ebola epidemic. But medical responses have improved, so this week we ask: can vaccines contain Ebola in the DRC?

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is in the midst of an Ebola epidemic, with over 2,000 cases now confirmed. In June the virus spread to neighbouring Uganda. Amidst this bleak picture, there is some hope; past epidemics have helped progress medical responses. This week, we ask: can vaccines contain Ebola in the DRC?

Image: A health worker wearing Ebola protection gear, Beni, DRC
Credit: Reuters.

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Mon 24 Jun 2019 08:06GMT

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