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HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/GERMANY HAMBURG
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April 08, 2020
Two ampules of Ebola drug Remdesivir are pictured during a news conference at the University Hospital...
Hamburg, Germany
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hamburg
Two ampules of Ebola drug Remdesivir are pictured during a news conference at the University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg, Germany, April 8, 2020, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. Ulrich Perrey/Pool via REUTERS
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/GERMANY HAMBURG
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April 08, 2020
University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) head of infectiology Marylyn Addo attends a news conference on the...
Hamburg, Germany
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hamburg
University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) head of infectiology Marylyn Addo attends a news conference on the start of a study with the Ebola drug Remdesivir with particularly severely ill patients at the UKE in Hamburg, Germany, April 8, 2020, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. Ulrich Perrey/Pool via REUTERS
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/GERMANY HAMBURG
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April 08, 2020
An ampule of Ebola drug Remdesivir is pictured during a news conference at the University Hospital Eppendorf...
Hamburg, Germany
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hamburg
An ampule of Ebola drug Remdesivir is pictured during a news conference at the University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg, Germany, April 8, 2020, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. Ulrich Perrey/Pool via REUTERS
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/GERMANY HAMBURG
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April 08, 2020
An ampule of Ebola drug Remdesivir is pictured during a news conference at the University Hospital Eppendorf...
Hamburg, Germany
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hamburg
An ampule of Ebola drug Remdesivir is pictured during a news conference at the University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg, Germany, April 8, 2020, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. Ulrich Perrey/Pool via REUTERS
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/GERMANY HAMBURG
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April 08, 2020
Two ampules of Ebola drug Remdesivir are pictured during a news conference at the University Hospital...
Hamburg, Germany
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hamburg
Two ampules of Ebola drug Remdesivir are pictured during a news conference at the University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg, Germany, April 8, 2020, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. Ulrich Perrey/Pool via REUTERS
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/GERMANY HAMBURG
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April 08, 2020
University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) head of infectiology Marylyn Addo attends a news conference on the...
Hamburg, Germany
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hamburg
University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) head of infectiology Marylyn Addo attends a news conference on the start of a study with the Ebola drug Remdesivir with particularly severely ill patients at the UKE in Hamburg, Germany, April 8, 2020, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. Ulrich Perrey/Pool via REUTERS
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/GERMANY HAMBURG
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April 08, 2020
University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) head of infectiology Marylyn Addo attends a news conference on the...
Hamburg, Germany
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hamburg
University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) head of infectiology Marylyn Addo attends a news conference on the start of a study with the Ebola drug Remdesivir with particularly severely ill patients at the UKE in Hamburg, Germany, April 8, 2020, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. Ulrich Perrey/Pool via REUTERS
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/GERMANY HAMBURG
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April 08, 2020
University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) head of infectiology Marylyn Addo attends a news conference on the...
Hamburg, Germany
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hamburg
University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) head of infectiology Marylyn Addo attends a news conference on the start of a study with the Ebola drug Remdesivir with particularly severely ill patients at the UKE in Hamburg, Germany, April 8, 2020, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. Ulrich Perrey/Pool via REUTERS
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
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March 27, 2020
An Ebola kit with protective gear is seen in the back of a REACT EMS vehicle in Shawnee, Oklahoma, U.S....
SHAWNEE, UNITED STATES
An Ebola kit with protective gear is seen in the back of a REACT EMS vehicle in Shawnee,
An Ebola kit with protective gear is seen in the back of a REACT EMS vehicle in Shawnee, Oklahoma, U.S. March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Nick Oxford
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-VACCINE
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November 14, 2019
A Congolese Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) health worker is seen as they prepare the introduction of...
Goma, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
A Congolese Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) health worker is seen as they prepare the introduction of...
A Congolese Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) health worker is seen as they prepare the introduction of the second ebola vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson, in Majengo neighborhood of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, November 14, 2019. REUTERS/Fiston Mahamba
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-VACCINE
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November 14, 2019
Congolese residents gather around Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) health workers as they prepare the introduction...
Goma, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Congolese residents gather around Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) health workers as they prepare the introduction...
Congolese residents gather around Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) health workers as they prepare the introduction of the second ebola vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson, in Majengo neighborhood of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, November 14, 2019. REUTERS/Fiston Mahamba
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-VACCINE
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November 14, 2019
Congolese residents gather around Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) health workers as they prepare the introduction...
Goma, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Congolese residents gather around Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) health workers as they prepare the introduction...
Congolese residents gather around Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) health workers as they prepare the introduction of the second ebola vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson, in Majengo neighborhood of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, November 14, 2019. REUTERS/Fiston Mahamba
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
Thermometers are pictured at the entrance of an Ebola Treatment Centre in the Eastern Congolese town...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Thermometers are pictured at the entrance of an Ebola treatment centre in the Eastern Congolese town...
Thermometers are pictured at the entrance of an Ebola Treatment Centre in the Eastern Congolese town of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
Moise Vaghemi, an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, waits to receive tubes for taking blood samples...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Moise Vaghemi, an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, waits to receive tubes for taking blood samples...
Moise Vaghemi, an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, waits to receive tubes for taking blood samples at the Ebola treatment centre in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
Moise Vaghemi, 33, (C) an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, cares for a patient who is suspected to...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Moise Vaghemi, 33, (C) an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, cares for a patient who is suspected to...
Moise Vaghemi, 33, (C) an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, cares for a patient who is suspected to be suffering from Ebola, inside the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at the Ebola treatment centre in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
People walk past the Ebola treatment centre in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo,...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
People walk past the Ebola treatment centre in Katwa
People walk past the Ebola treatment centre in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
Moise Vaghemi, 33, (L) an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse cares for a patient who is suspected to...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Moise Vaghemi, 33, (L) an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse cares for a patient who is suspected to...
Moise Vaghemi, 33, (L) an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse cares for a patient who is suspected to be suffering from Ebola, inside the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at the Ebola treatment centre in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
Moise Vaghemi (L), 33, an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, gets dressed in a protective suit as he...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Moise Vaghemi (L), 33, an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, gets dressed in a protective suit as he...
Moise Vaghemi (L), 33, an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, gets dressed in a protective suit as he prepares to start his shift at an Ebola treatment centre (ETC) in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 2, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
Moise Vaghemi, 33, (L) an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, cares for a patient who is confirmed as...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Moise Vaghemi, 33, (L) an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, cares for a patient who is confirmed as...
Moise Vaghemi, 33, (L) an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, cares for a patient who is confirmed as suffering from Ebola, inside the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at the Ebola treatment centre in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 2, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
Yalala Matina, an Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, cares for a patient suffering from Ebola inside...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Yalala Matina, an Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, cares for a patient suffering from Ebola inside...
Yalala Matina, an Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, cares for a patient suffering from Ebola inside the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at the Ebola treatment centre in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 2, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
Moise Vaghemi, 33, (L) an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, takes a blood sample from a patient who...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Moise Vaghemi, 33, (L) an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, takes a blood sample from a patient who...
Moise Vaghemi, 33, (L) an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, takes a blood sample from a patient who is suspected of suffering from Ebola inside the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit at the Ebola treatment centre in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
A health worker washes anti Ebola protection gear at the Ebola Treatment Centre in Katwa, near Butembo,...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
A health worker washes anti Ebola protection gear at the Ebola Treatment Centre in Katwa
A health worker washes anti Ebola protection gear at the Ebola Treatment Centre in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
Kavota Mugisha Robert, a healthcare worker who volunteered in the Ebola response, sprays the coffin ...
Beni, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Kavota Mugisha Robert, a healthcare worker who volunteered in the Ebola response, sprays the coffin ...
Kavota Mugisha Robert, a healthcare worker who volunteered in the Ebola response, sprays the coffin brought for a woman, 85, who is suspected of dying of Ebola, outside her house in the Eastern Congolese town of Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
A healthcare worker, who volunteered in the Ebola response, removes items from the house of a woman,...
Beni, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
A healthcare worker, who volunteered in the Ebola response, removes items from the house of a woman,...
A healthcare worker, who volunteered in the Ebola response, removes items from the house of a woman, 85, suspected of dying of Ebola in the Eastern Congolese town of Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
Girls sit outside the house Vianey Kombi, 31, an Ebola survivor and caregiver at Medecins Sans Frontieres'...
Beni, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Girls sit outside the house Vianey Kombi, 31, an Ebola survivor and caregiver at Medecins Sans Frontieres'...
Girls sit outside the house Vianey Kombi, 31, an Ebola survivor and caregiver at Medecins Sans Frontieres' Ebola Treatment Centre in Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
Healthcare workers stand outside a house where a woman, 85, is suspected of dying of Ebola in the Eastern...
Beni, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Healthcare workers stand outside a house where a woman, 85, is suspected of dying of Ebola in the Eastern...
Healthcare workers stand outside a house where a woman, 85, is suspected of dying of Ebola in the Eastern Congolese town of Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
Kavota Mugisha Robert (L), a healthcare worker who volunteered in the Ebola response, stands with decontamination...
Beni, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Kavota Mugisha Robert (L), a healthcare worker who volunteered in the Ebola response, stands with decontamination...
Kavota Mugisha Robert (L), a healthcare worker who volunteered in the Ebola response, stands with decontamination gear as his colleague prepare to enter a house where a woman, 85, is suspected of dying of Ebola in the Eastern Congolese town of Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
A health worker carries boots used by co-workers out of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) creche...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
A health worker carries boots used by co-workers out of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) creche...
A health worker carries boots used by co-workers out of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) creche for children whose families are suspected or confirmed Ebola cases, to the disinfection and washing section of the Ebola Treatment Centre in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 2, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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November 13, 2019
Kavota Mugisha Robert, a healthcare worker who volunteered in the Ebola response, prepares to decontaminate...
Beni, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Kavota Mugisha Robert, a healthcare worker who volunteered in the Ebola response, prepares to decontaminate...
Kavota Mugisha Robert, a healthcare worker who volunteered in the Ebola response, prepares to decontaminate the house where a woman, 85, is suspected of dying of Ebola in the Eastern Congolese town of Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/VACCINE
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October 18, 2019
Mike Ndinga, 25, a health worker, directs people as his colleague checks the temperature of a citizen...
Goma, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Health worker Mike Ndinga directs people as his colleague checks the temperature of a citizen as part...
Mike Ndinga, 25, a health worker, directs people as his colleague checks the temperature of a citizen as part of the Ebola screening procedure upon her arrival from the South, to the North of Lake Kivu in Kituku, crossing point in Goma, the capital of North Kivu, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, September 29, 2019. "People sometimes refuse to let us check their temperatures, many think that Ebola is an imaginary disease. Many go so far as to assault us when we insist," said Ndinga. "I studied law, for lack of work I decided to engage in the response against Ebola." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/VACCINE
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October 18, 2019
Moise Vaghemi, 33, a father of two children and an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, tends to a patient...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Moise Vaghemi tends to a patient who is suspected to be suffering from Ebola at an Ebola treatment centre...
Moise Vaghemi, 33, a father of two children and an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, tends to a patient who is suspected to be suffering from Ebola, inside the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at an Ebola treatment centre (ETC) in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 3, 2019. Vaghemi Survived Ebola in August, 2019 after 16 days of treatment. "For a long time, I was stigmatised. It's been a long time since I had any family member visit me," Vaghemi said. "I was even accused of having received money to bring people from my community to the treatment centre, to kill them with the virus and then sell their organs abroad." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/VACCINE
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October 18, 2019
Vianey Kombi, 31, An Ebola survivor and caregiver, takes care of a three-month-old orphan girl who is...
Katwa, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Ebola survivor and caregiver Vianey Kombi takes care of a three-month-old orphan girl who is confirmed...
Vianey Kombi, 31, An Ebola survivor and caregiver, takes care of a three-month-old orphan girl who is confirmed to be suffering from Ebola, inside the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Ebola treatment center (ETC) in Beni, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 6, 2019. Kombi was a maths teacher when he contracted Ebola last November. He found it impossible to return to his former job and now cares for Ebola patients. "It hurts when I walk past the school where I was teaching, and the children who recognise me start screaming in my direction: Ebola, Ebola," Kombi said. "We have all been accused of receiving money to say that we had Ebola," he said. "It hurts a lot when your community treats you as corrupt after you've been at your sickest." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/VACCINE
RTS2RQAI
October 18, 2019
Kavota Mugisha Robert, a healthcare worker, who volunteered in the Ebola response, decontaminates his...
Beni, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Healthcare worker Kavota Mugisha Robert decontaminates his colleague after he entered the house of 85-year-old...
Kavota Mugisha Robert, a healthcare worker, who volunteered in the Ebola response, decontaminates his colleague after he entered the house of 85-year-old woman, suspected of dying of Ebola, in the eastern Congolese town of Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 8, 2019. "We came as fast as we got a call from his family, they were afraid to approach him." I am aware of the risk of Ebola but I protect myself and I do not touch anything without my gloves. I help preserve my community from this deadly virus. " Said Kavota. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
HEALTH-EBOLA/VACCINE
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October 18, 2019
Arlette Kavugho, 40, mother of six and Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver for children whose families...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Ebola survivor and caregiver Arlette Kavugho holds a picture of her daughter who died of Ebola at her...
Arlette Kavugho, 40, mother of six and Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver for children whose families are suspected or confirmed Ebola cases, holds a picture of her daughter who died of Ebola, at her home in the eastern Congolese town of Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 2, 2019. Kavugho was discharged from an Ebola ward in March 2019 but to this day, has not been able to find the graves of her 19-year-old daughter and two-month-old granddaughter, who died of Ebola while she was receiving treatment and were hastily buried to avoid any further contamination. "I try to find the dates on the crosses that may coincide with their deaths but I always come back empty-handed," she said. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
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Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
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HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Kavota Mugisha Robert, a healthcare worker, who volunteered in the Ebola response, decontaminates his...
Beni, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Kavota Mugisha Robert, a healthcare worker, who volunteered in the Ebola response, decontaminates his colleague after he entered the house of 85-year-old woman, suspected of dying of Ebola, in the eastern Congolese town of Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 8, 2019. "We came as fast as we got a call from his family, they were afraid to approach him." I am aware of the risk of Ebola but I protect myself and I do not touch anything without my gloves. I help preserve my community from this deadly virus. " Said Kavota. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
A healthcare worker, who volunteered in the Ebola response, sprays the coffin of a 85-year-old woman...
Beni, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
A healthcare worker, who volunteered in the Ebola response, sprays the coffin of a 85-year-old woman suspected of dying of Ebola, outside her house in the eastern Congolese town of Beni, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Children of Noella Masika Vinyinyi, 30, an Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver at an Ebola treatment...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Children of Noella Masika Vinyinyi, 30, an Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver at an Ebola treatment centre (ETC), stand outside their house in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Arlette Kavugho, 40, mother of six and Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, holds a newborn Katembo...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Arlette Kavugho, 40, mother of six and Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, holds a newborn Katembo Lwayirweka whose mother died of Ebola, at the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) creche for children whose families are suspected or confirmed Ebola cases, near an Ebola treatment centre in Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 1, 2019. Kavugho was discharged from an Ebola ward in March 2019. When she tried to return to work as a seamstress in her hometown of Butembo, her customers were too scared of catching the disease, despite doctors' assurances that she was no longer contagious. Instead she found work as a caregiver to children suspected of having Ebola only to be accused by neighbours of faking her illness to get the job. To this day, Kavugho has not been able to find the graves of her 19-year-old daughter and two-month-old granddaughter, who died of Ebola while she was receiving treatment and were hastily buried to avoid any further contamination. "I try to find the dates on the crosses that may coincide with their deaths but I always come back empty-handed," she said. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
A health worker burns food waste of Ebola patients, removed from Biosecure Emergency Care Units at incineration...
Katwa, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
A health worker burns food waste of Ebola patients, removed from Biosecure Emergency Care Units at incineration part of an Ebola treatment center (ETC) in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Arlette Kavugho, 40, mother of six and Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, carries Kambale Eloge,...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Arlette Kavugho, 40, mother of six and Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, carries Kambale Eloge, 16 months old, whose mother died of Ebola, during her visit to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) creche for children whose families are suspected or confirmed Ebola cases, in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 2, 2019. Kavugho was discharged from an Ebola ward in March 2019. When she tried to return to work as a seamstress in her hometown of Butembo, her customers were too scared of catching the disease, despite doctors' assurances that she was no longer contagious. Instead she found work as a caregiver to children suspected of having Ebola only to be accused by neighbours of faking her illness to get the job. To this day, Kavugho has not been able to find the graves of her 19-year-old daughter and two-month-old granddaughter, who died of Ebola while she was receiving treatment and were hastily buried to avoid any further contamination. "I try to find the dates on the crosses that may coincide with their deaths but I always come back empty-handed," she said. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Noella Masika Vinyinyi, 30, an Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, takes care of Angeline Kalala,...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Noella Masika Vinyinyi, 30, an Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, takes care of Angeline Kalala, 1, who is suspected to be suffering from Ebola, inside the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at an Ebola treatment centre (ETC) in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 3, 2019. Masika survived Ebola in June 2019. She lost 17 family members to Ebola, including both parents and two grandparents, but she counts herself fortunate to have survived. "I feel compassionate and grateful for the care I received," she said. "I feel an obligation to contribute to the fight against Ebola." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Kavota Mugisha Robert, a healthcare worker, who volunteered in the Ebola response, decontaminates a chair...
Beni, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Kavota Mugisha Robert, a healthcare worker, who volunteered in the Ebola response, decontaminates a chair that was used by an 85-year-old woman, suspected of dying of Ebola, outside her house in the eastern Congolese town of Beni, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 8, 2019. "We came as fast as we got a call from her family, they were afraid to approach her," Robert said. "I'm aware of the risks of Ebola but I protect myself and I don't touch anything without my gloves. I help preserve my community from this deadly virus." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Noella Masika Vinyinyi, 30, an Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, takes care of Angeline Kalala,...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Noella Masika Vinyinyi, 30, an Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, takes care of Angeline Kalala, 1, who is suspected to be suffering from Ebola, inside the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at an Ebola treatment centre (ETC) in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 3, 2019. Masika survived Ebola in June 2019. She lost 17 family members to Ebola, including both parents and two grandparents, but she counts herself fortunate to have survived. "I feel compassionate and grateful for the care I received," she said. "I feel an obligation to contribute to the fight against Ebola." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Arlette Kavugho, 40, mother of six and Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver for children whose families...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Arlette Kavugho, 40, mother of six and Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver for children whose families are suspected or confirmed Ebola cases, holds a picture of her daughter who died of Ebola, at her home in the eastern Congolese town of Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 2, 2019. Kavugho was discharged from an Ebola ward in March 2019 but to this day, has not been able to find the graves of her 19-year-old daughter and two-month-old granddaughter, who died of Ebola while she was receiving treatment and were hastily buried to avoid any further contamination. "I try to find the dates on the crosses that may coincide with their deaths but I always come back empty-handed," she said. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
A health worker disinfects an ambulance stretcher after bringing a patient who is suspected to be suffering...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
A health worker disinfects an ambulance stretcher after bringing a patient who is suspected to be suffering from Ebola, at an Ebola Treatment Center (ETC) in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Noella Kavira Kitakya, 26, holding 16-month-old Kambale Eloge, whose mother died of Ebola, talks to Arlette...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Noella Kavira Kitakya, 26, holding 16-month-old Kambale Eloge, whose mother died of Ebola, talks to Arlette Kavugho, 40, mother of six, in the courtyard of United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) creche for children whose families are suspected or confirmed Ebola cases, next to an Ebola treatment centre (ETC) in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 2, 2019. Both women are Ebola survivors who now work as caregivers. Kavira survived Ebola last June with her two brothers but their mother and close family members succumbed to the virus. "I am often afraid to relapse but I was reassured that once victorious, there is no risk," she said. "I was treated effectively and it allowed me to heal. Others did not have the same luck," she added. "It is sad to see children becoming orphans because of Ebola." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Noella Kavira Kitakya, 26, an Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, puts a shoe on a child whose mother...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Noella Kavira Kitakya, 26, an Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, puts a shoe on a child whose mother died of Ebola at the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) creche for children whose families are suspected or confirmed Ebola cases, next to an Ebola treatment centre in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 2, 2019. Kavira survived Ebola last June with her two brothers but their mother and close family members succumbed to the virus. "I am often afraid to relapse but I was reassured that once victorious, there is no risk," she said. "I was treated effectively and it allowed my to heal. Others did not have the same luck," she added. "It is sad to see children becoming orphans because of Ebola." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Vianey Kombi, 31, An Ebola survivor and caregiver, takes care of a three-month-old orphan girl who is...
Katwa, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Vianey Kombi, 31, An Ebola survivor and caregiver, takes care of a three-month-old orphan girl who is confirmed to be suffering from Ebola, inside the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Ebola treatment center (ETC) in Beni, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 6, 2019. Kombi was a maths teacher when he contracted Ebola last November. He found it impossible to return to his former job and now cares for Ebola patients. "It hurts when I walk past the school where I was teaching, and the children who recognise me start screaming in my direction: Ebola, Ebola," Kombi said. "We have all been accused of receiving money to say that we had Ebola," he said. "It hurts a lot when your community treats you as corrupt after you've been at your sickest." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Chamim, 1, an orphan whose mother recently died of Ebola, cries as she sits at a United Nations Children's...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Chamim, 1, an orphan whose mother recently died of Ebola, cries as she sits at a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) creche for children whose families are suspected or confirmed Ebola cases, beside an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 7, 2019. Chamim and her five-year-old brother Calvin "are in the observation for 21 days to ensure that they will not be a danger to others before handing them over to their father," said their caregiver Kitambala Kavugho, an Ebola survivor. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Calvin, 5, an orphan whose mother died recently of Ebola, watches television at a United Nations Children's...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Calvin, 5, an orphan whose mother died recently of Ebola, watches television at a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) creche for children whose families are suspected or confirmed Ebola cases, next to an Ebola treatment centre (ETC) in Beni, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 7, 2019. "Calvin and his one-year-old sister Chamim are in the observation for 21 days to ensure that they will not be a danger to others before handing them over to their father," said their caregiver Kitambala Kavugho, an Ebola survivor. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Moise Vaghemi, 33, a father of two children and an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, gets decontaminated...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Moise Vaghemi, 33, a father of two children and an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, gets decontaminated after leaving the red zone in the decontamination area of an Ebola treatment centre (ETC) in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 2, 2019. Vaghemi Survived Ebola in August, 2019 after 16 days of treatment. "For a long time, I was stigmatised. It's been a long time since I had any family member visit me," Vaghemi said. "I was even accused of having received money to bring people from my community to the treatment centre, to kill them with the virus and then sell their organs abroad." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Mike Ndinga, 25, a health worker, directs people as his colleague checks the temperature of a citizen...
Goma, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Mike Ndinga, 25, a health worker, directs people as his colleague checks the temperature of a citizen as part of the Ebola screening procedure upon her arrival from the South, to the North of Lake Kivu in Kituku, crossing point in Goma, the capital of North Kivu, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, September 29, 2019. "People sometimes refuse to let us check their temperatures, many think that Ebola is an imaginary disease. Many go so far as to assault us when we insist," said Ndinga. "I studied law, for lack of work I decided to engage in the response against Ebola." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Noella Masika Vinyinyi, 30, an ebola survivor who works as a caregiver at an Ebola treatment centre (ETC),...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Noella Masika Vinyinyi, 30, an ebola survivor who works as a caregiver at an Ebola treatment centre (ETC), carries a jerrycan of water as she walks out of her house in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 4, 2019. Masika survived Ebola in June 2019. She lost 17 family members to Ebola, including both parents and two grandparents, but she counts herself fortunate to have survived. "I feel compassionate and grateful for the care I received," she said. "I feel an obligation to contribute to the fight against Ebola." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Eugenie Katungu Kavuya, 21, an Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, smiles as she carries a child...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Eugenie Katungu Kavuya, 21, an Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, smiles as she carries a child who is suspected to be suffering from Ebola, and is separated from his mother at an Ebola treatment centre (ETC) in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 4, 2019. Kavuya survived Ebola in June, 2019. She lost seven family members, both parents, brothers and aunts. "I am not afraid to relapse, I've never heard of anyone relapsing and it reassures me," Kavuya said. "I feel compassionate and grateful for the care I received when I was ill. I feel that I have to contribute in the fight against Ebola." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Farmer Nzyava, 49, works on her land next to an Ebola treatment center (ETC) in Katwa, near Butembo,...
Katwa, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Farmer Nzyava, 49, works on her land next to an Ebola treatment center (ETC) in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 5, 2019. Nzyava did not suffer from Ebola but lost neighbours. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Moise Vaghemi, 33, a father of two children and an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, tends to a patient...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Moise Vaghemi, 33, a father of two children and an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, tends to a patient who is suspected to be suffering from Ebola, inside the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at an Ebola treatment centre (ETC) in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 3, 2019. Vaghemi Survived Ebola in August, 2019 after 16 days of treatment. "For a long time, I was stigmatised. It's been a long time since I had any family member visit me," Vaghemi said. "I was even accused of having received money to bring people from my community to the treatment centre, to kill them with the virus and then sell their organs abroad." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Moise Vaghemi, 33, a father of two children and an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, tends to a patient...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Moise Vaghemi, 33, a father of two children and an Ebola survivor who works as a nurse, tends to a patient who is suspected to be suffering from Ebola, inside the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at an Ebola treatment centre (ETC) in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 3, 2019. Vaghemi Survived Ebola in August, 2019 after 16 days of treatment. "For a long time, I was stigmatised. It's been a long time since I had any family member visit me," Vaghemi said. "I was even accused of having received money to bring people from my community to the treatment centre, to kill them with the virus and then sell their organs abroad." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-EBOLA/CONGO-SURVIVORS
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October 18, 2019
Eugenie Katungu Kavuya, 21, and her cousin Noella Masika Vinyinyi, 30, both Ebola survivors who work...
Butembo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
The Wider Image: Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo
Eugenie Katungu Kavuya, 21, and her cousin Noella Masika Vinyinyi, 30, both Ebola survivors who work as caregivers at an Ebola treatment centre (ETC), react as they stand next to Kavuya's parents' graves, who died of Ebola, at Vuhunga cemetery in Katwa, near Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 4, 2019. Together Katungu and Masika lost 24 family members. "I am not afraid to relapse, I've never heard of anyone relapsing and it reassures me," Kavuya said. "I feel compassionate and grateful for the care I received when I was ill. I feel that I have to contribute in the fight against Ebola." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "EBOLA ZOHRA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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