Congo: Attacks on Ebola Clinics Complicate Efforts to Stop a Regional Outbreak

Mar 6, 2019 | 17:30 GMT

The effort to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo encountered a major setback when unknown assailants violently attacked two Doctors Without Borders (known by its French abbreviation, MSF) clinics the night of Feb. 24 in Katwa and Feb. 27 in Butembo, forcing staff to evacuate. The facility in Butembo reportedly reopened March 2, but without MSF participation....

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