View from the Frontlines: Fighting Ebola in a War Zone

A health care worker at Beni Hospital screens a woman for Ebola symptoms by taking her temperature. The U.S. Government is working closely with partners to strengthen surveillance and contact tracing, bolster infection prevention and control, and provide other life-saving assistance. Photo credit: Kellie Ryan/International Rescue Committee
Dr. Linda Mobula (middle) stands with Ebola survivor Alseny Touré (left) and French Red Cross staff member Ugo Fabry (right) at an Ebola Treatment Unit in Guinea, where patients recovered from Ebola during the 2014 outbreak in West Africa. Photo credit: USAID/OFDA
Ebola cases and deaths as of December 10, 2018. Map courtesy: USAID/OFDA
Health care workers are the cornerstone of the Ebola response. Working with our partners, they’re providing vital infection prevention and control, helping to improve case investigation and patient care, and facilitating safe and dignified burials. Photo credits: International Rescue Committee (top left), International Medical Corps (top right, bottom left), International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (bottom right)
This snapshot of WHO’s Ebola Surveillance Dashboard breaks down the data on cases, location distribution, and contact tracing as of December 11. Explore the updated numbers here.
The U.S. Government is working closely with WHO, the Government of the DRC, and international partners to respond to the Ebola outbreak in the DRC. Photo credit: USAID/OFDA

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