Posted by: APO | 21 February 2019

Surviving Ebola: “I was so afraid to die and be put in a body bag”

By Aimee Manimani with reporting from Brigitte Kiaku When Jémima Masika, 26, lost her parents to Ebola in August, she thought deadly virus was a myth – then she fell sick herself. “I did not believe in the existence of Ebola,” she said. “Like many, I took the disease for a [story] made up by politicians.” The Democratic Republic of the Congo is no stranger to Ebola. This is the country’s… Read more on


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