WATCH | In the shadow of coronavirus, measles rips through Congo

2020-03-24 12:02

Just as Ebola is waning in Democratic Republic of Congo, Covid-19 has arrived - meaning efforts to tackle a measles epidemic which has killed thousands of people are likely to remain unprioritised.

The second largest city in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) began a 48-hour lockdown on Monday after the arrival of two people with suspected coronavirus aboard a flight from Kinshasha.

READ MORE: Another DR Congo city in coronavirus lockdown

Read more on:    drc  |  democratic republic of congo  |  coronavirus  |  central africa
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