Experimental Drugs and Vulnerable Populations

I read a very interesting and thought provoking article this week by Fiston Mahamba, a freelance journalist in Beni ( https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/congo-becomes-testing-ground-experimental-drugs-it-fights-ebola ). His article was on the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo and outlines a number of experimental drugs approved to treat people with Ebola. The current outbreak is a conflictContinue reading “Experimental Drugs and Vulnerable Populations”

Livelihood and Disease- Ebola outbreak and Challenges for Bush meat

http://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/health/congo-s-ebola-outbreak-poses-challenges-for-bush-meat-1.3977007 #Livelihood vs Disease #Live bush meat source of Ebola and other disease causing agents #Butchers and handlers of live bush meat at risk of contracting disease #Smoked or cooked meat low risk of disease spread #Challenges of Bush meat trade and Ebola outbreaks