Ebola Aid Workers Working Under ‘Terrifying Conditions’ Amid Armed Attacks On Health Centres


Aid workers helping to tackle the ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo are working under “terrifying” conditions amid violent attacks on health centres, the government has warned.

World Health Organisation figures suggest that since the outbreak began in August 2018, 1,632 cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed in the country, while 1,048 people have died.

But Rory Stewart – who was named international development secretary earlier this month – warned that amid the epidemic, health centres were being attacked by armed gangs.

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Source: Huffington Post