Democratic Republic, Congo And Heidi discussed on Science Friday

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The second largest Ebola outbreak has killed over one thousand people in Africa sweeping through the north kiva region in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the last outbreak in west Africa, the question was could enough vaccine be produced for this outbreak. The good news is over a hundred thousand people have been vaccinated in the area. The bad news this outbreak comes amidst a background of political unrest in the area and the violence is spilling over into clinics responding to the outbreak. There have been a hundred and thirty one attacks on clinics. Heidi contain an outbreak in a war zone. That's we're gonna be talking about. Let me introduce my guests. John Johnson is the emergency coordinator for Doctors Without Borders based in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo. He joy. Us from the field. Welcome to science Friday. Thank

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