Why it’s hard to stop Ebola spreading — between people and across borders

Janus​z Paweska

Borders are porous between North Kivu province of the DRC and neighbouring countries, so the potential for spread is highly likely

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DRC’s Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda

Simon Allison

World Health Organisation confirms one case of the virus

Ebola cases in DRC top 2 000

Agency, Deutsche Welle

The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organisations

More than 1 000 dead in DRC Ebola epidemic


The current outbreak is the second deadliest on record, after an epidemic killed more than 11 300 people in West Africa in 2014-2016