“Cautious Optimism” Greets Ebola Outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo

BU experts hope that disease will be quickly contained

By Barbara Moran

Health workers readying vaccinations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This is the first time the vaccine has been proactively deployed against Ebola. Photo courtesy of WHO/S. Oka
Geographical distribution of the Ebola virus disease cases in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, as of May 27, 2018. Map courtesy of the World Health Organization

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