Congolese authorities announced a ban on Wednesday on harboring suspected Ebola patients and promised police protection for health workers at burials, in a bid to fight back against local resistance to efforts to combat the disease.
The Congolese health ministry on Saturday reported a further five confirmed cases of Ebola in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, blaming the higher-than-normal daily increase on community resistance to disease response efforts.
Following are reactions to Friday's award of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize to Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi rights activist Nadia Murad for their work to end the use of sexual violence in war.
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