Lack of Information and Rumors Exacerbate Difficulties Containing #Ebola Outbreak in DRC — TIME

If Florida Kayindo hadn’t contracted Ebola herself, she wouldn’t believe that it existed. The 36-year-old grins with bemusement thinking about all the rumors she’s heard. “In the beginning people thought Ebola wasn’t a real illness, it was brought in by white people,” she explains. “White people are evil, that’s what people in the community believe”…

via Lack of Information and Rumors Exacerbate Difficulties Containing Ebola Outbreak in DRC — TIME

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