Ebola Fight Has New Science but Faces Old Hurdles in Restive Congo

When Esperance Nzavaki heard she was cured of Ebola after three weeks of cutting-edge care at a medical centre in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, she raised her arms to the sky with joy and praised the Lord. Her recovery is testament to the effectiveness of a new treatment, which isolates patients in futuristic cube-shaped mobile units with transparent walls and gloved access, so health workers no longer need to don cumbersome protective gear. "I started to feel sick, with a fever and pain all over my body. I thought...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Monday, 10 September

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