Why The Ebola Response Is A Success In Goma — But Not Elsewhere In Con – AuthenticAfrican

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Esperance Nabintu, 42, an Ebola survivor, photographed on Aug. 15 in Goma. One of her children also contracted the disease and survived. But her husband, Rene Daniele Fataki, died from the disease. This photo was taken as friends and family gathered at her home to mourn and to celebrate his life.

What's working in this city of 2 million people, and why hasn't it worked in other parts of the country? The outbreak in Congo has now claimed 2,000 lives and is the second biggest in history.

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