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Second-largest Ebola outbreak in history spreads to major Congo city

4 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

DAKAR, Senegal - The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight. Butembo, with more than 1 million residents, is now reporting cases of...
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Congo's Deadly Ebola Outbreak Spreads as Vaccine Shortages Loom

Congo's Deadly Ebola Outbreak Spreads as Vaccine Shortages Loom

4 monthes ago   |   By Time

The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight.
Butembo, with more than 1 million residents, is now reporting cases of the deadly hemorrhagic fever. That complicates Ebola containment work already challenged by rebel attacks elsewhere that have made tracking the virus almost impossible in some isolated villages.
“We are very concerned by the epidemiological situation in the Butembo area,” said John Johnson, project...
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