18 May 2019

Fears grow over DR Congo’s worsening Ebola crisis

Health workers battling to control a worsening outbreak of Ebola in Eastern Congo face many challenges. Not just the deadly disease itself, but the ongoing violence in that region which has seen clinics come under attack and patients killed.

The disease has already claimed  over a thousand lives and now aid agencies are warning that without more funds, the disease will spread unchecked.

We also spoke to Tamba Danmbi-saa of the aid agency Oxfam, and began by asking him how severe this outbreak is.