Ebola does more than just physical damage: it has serious effects on food security, a country’s economy and other health services. More than a year into a deadly outbreak, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is grappling with all these issues and more.
In part two of this series on Ebola Janusz Paweska, head of the Centre for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases at South Africa’s National Institute for Communicable Diseases, discusses these broader effects of the disease.
You can find our coverage on Ebola here.
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