Congo’s Ebola epidemic inflicts heavy toll on children

FILE PHOTO: Desy Shabani, a psycho-social assistant, talks to suspected Ebola patients at an Ebola treatment centre in Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

BUTEMBO, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Eight-year-old Kennedy Muhindo was running a high fever and racked by stomach pain and diarrhoea. Health workers told him he had Ebola but his first thought was for his sister who had been battling the virus. “How is my big sister doing?” he asked health workers again and […]

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