‘Under pressure’ doctors struggling to deal with Congo ebola outbreak


It takes 15 minutes to don an ebola-proof protective suit and we watched a team of doctors and nurses in the Congolese city of Beni struggle with their straps, goggles and thick plastic boots.

“You can’t leave anything exposed, let me cover here,” said one orderly, pointing at a small patch of flesh poking out above one doctor’s face mask.

Some 200 health workers now staff a quick-build ebola treatment centre located just behind this battered city’s ramshackle hospital.

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Source: Sky News