In Congo, Ebola Is Just One More Thing To Worry About

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Marie Gorette piled the broken glass carefully in a corner behind her house. She had put it on top of a white curtain that was so soaked with blood, it had turned red. Overnight, armed men had ransacked through her house. They took the TV; they broke the windows and they shot two of Gorette's sons, both of whom are recovering in the hospital. She picks through the glass. She looks exasperated. "We think it's our own soldiers who are doing this, because when they come, they speak Lingala and operate calmly without any fear," she says. Lingala, which is not commonly spoken in Eastern Congo, is used by the Congolese armed forces. Her neighborhood is in Goma, a city of 2 million, is called the Kasika quarter and it's at the center of Ebola outbreak. Coming...

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In Congo, Ebola Is Just One More Thing To Worry About

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