Propped against his motorcycle taxi outside a hospital in the city affected by Congo’s latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Jean Cedric waved a hand in the air, showing his fear about the risks of his job

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News of the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is an urgent reminder that we need to change the way we fight disease, and we need to do so now

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There are now several experimental treatments vying to be tested, but each must be greenlit by national regulatory authorities whenever and wherever an outbreak occurs. There remain deeply divergent positions among scientists about how to design outbreak trials, specifically whether studies that don’t compare treatments to placebos can generate useful data

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Although there is optimism that the Ebola outbreak in central Africa can still be quickly contained, the fight is already becoming more complex, health experts said this week

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A deep understanding of the Congo’s culture and time-honored public-health tactics are the keys to controlling the outbreak

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Villages, and sometimes whole regions of the Congo, are misplaced—but the ministry of health and a team of cartographers are racing to get better data

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A campaign to vaccinate people at risk of developing Ebola in the latest outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo could begin by the end of this week, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the World Health Organization, said Sunday

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Fortunately, the new outbreak is happening in the DRC, a country well versed in fighting the dreaded virus

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