Ebola survivors battle grief and stigma in eastern Congo



BUTEMBO, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Arlette Kavugho was discharged from an Ebola ward in eastern Congo in March, but her troubles did not end there. 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…



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