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War and Ebola: A double nightmare in eastern DR Congo 17 Aug 2018

War and Ebola: A double nightmare in eastern DR Congo

First came the war, which developed into a brutal, bloody tussle between militias who abused civilians or killed them. Now Ebola, a name almost as dreaded as death itself, has come. In the Beni region, in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern province of Kivu, the twin peril has bred fear and despair. The region […]

West African states in joint fight against root crop ‘Ebola’ 08 Jul 2018

West African states in joint fight against root crop ‘Ebola’

Researchers from half a dozen states in West Africa have joined together in a battle against what one expert calls a root crop “Ebola” — a viral disease that could wreck the region’s staple food and condemn millions to hunger. Their enemy: cassava brown streak disease (CBSD), a virus that strikes cassava, also called manioc, […]

Ultra-secure lab in Gabon equipped for Ebola studies 19 Jun 2018

Ultra-secure lab in Gabon equipped for Ebola studies

At a research facility in Gabon, one isolated building stands behind an electrified fence, under round-the-clock scrutiny by video cameras. The locked-down P4 lab is built to handle the world’s most dangerous viruses, including Ebola. “Only four people, three researchers and a technician, are authorised to go inside the P4,” said virologist Illich Mombo, who […]