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‘We cannot be complacent,’ says Africa CDC boss

Africa’s new disease control agency reacted early and quickly to the Covid-19 pandemic

In a pandemic, science and humanities work side by side

Anthropologists ask the difficult questions about human behaviour and also provide the difficult answers

How to tackle Covid-19 in informal settlements

It’s difficult to enforce a lockdown in informal settlements, and social distancing may be impossible. New ideas are needed

Covid-19: Lessons from the zombie apocalypse

Humans are primed to lay the blame for this pandemic at nature’s door, but if we do not wish to reap disaster, we should not sow its seeds

Safeguarding women’s rights during the Covid-19 shutdown

Women will be disproportionately affected by the coronavirus pandemic, particularly considering their contribution as caregivers, in both professional and domestic settings

The coronavirus and Africa: Exposing our vulnerabilities and inequalities

Africa is no stranger to dealing with epidemics. A regional body has been established to co-ordinate responses, but fault lines are evident at a national level

Ebola in the Congo: a forgotten conflict became a danger to world health

Local communities are wary of the sudden arrival of outsiders and of their interest in regions where there's been violence for years

DRC Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary

A total of 1803 lives have been lost in the second worst outbreak of Ebola on record, according to figures released Wednesday.

DRC’s Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda

World Health Organisation confirms one case of the virus

More than 1 000 dead in DRC Ebola epidemic

The current outbreak is the second deadliest on record, after an epidemic killed more than 11 300 people in West Africa in 2014-2016

DRC’s Ebola outbreak has all the makings of a humanitarian crisis

The current Ebola outbreak in the DRC is devastating vulnerable communities already affected by displacement and violence

MSF: Ebola response in DR Congo ‘failing’ to contain outbreak

The ongoing Ebola outbreak is the 10th in the country's history and the second largest ever recorded worldwide.

Sex for vaccines: Violence may mar the rollout of new experimental Ebola jab

Women in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo are allegedly being asked for sexual favours in exchange for Ebola treatment.

Why money earmarked to fight Ebola may have financed one man’s love life

The World Health Organization launches an inquiry after claims of ‘legendary’ corruption, including racism and sexism.

Why there’s a case for giving foreign aid to authoritarian regimes

Aid has never been just about helping people. It's also about gaining influence and exercising soft power

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