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How war, misinformation are complicating DRC's Ebola battle

Clip: 01/15/2020 | 8m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has plagued Democratic Republic of Congo for nearly a year and a half, with more than 3,000 people getting sick and 2,000 dead. Major medical advances in prevention and treatment have kept the disease's toll from rising, but ongoing war -- and attacks on medical teams -- have forced the response to a standstill. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar reports.

Aired: 01/15/20

Rating: NR

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