In letter from three medical associations, the president is urged ‘to share critical data and information as soon as possible’
A crushing fear of the disease among many in his neighborhood in Mbandaka, the capital of Equateur province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) hobbled the initial response to the country’s 11th Ebola outbreak.
Terrified of the rare but often fatal disease, many people in the DRC were wary and unreceptive of the response teams working to halt the virus, while lack of a clear understanding of Ebola prevention and treatment fuelled misconceptions.
Simple nasal swab test requires prescription; people younger than 14 cannot perform the test on themselves
Self-reported symptoms of depression, thoughts of suicide much higher than historical norms
Findings seen among adult outpatients with SARS-CoV-2 with oxygen saturation of 92 percent or greater
Wednesday marks 42 days, or two incubation periods, since the last survivor tested negative for the virus