West African Ebola virus epidemic
An already-awful situation is worsening, fueled by mistrust and conspiracy concerns.
Health care workers are sidelined as growing misinformation and community resistance hampers response efforts against the deadly hemorrhagic fever in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
World Health Organization: Following Ebola Death In Urban Area, ‘No One Should Be Sleeping Well Tonight’
Experts worry the outbreak could escalate after a patient died in Butembo, a city of about 1 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
It’s going to take an estimated $26 million to quell the outbreak, and the U.S. has raised its contribution from $1 million to $8 million.
The outbreak is estimated to cost about $26 million to contain.
Rear Adm. Tim Ziemer is among the departures since John Bolton became head of the National Security Council.