The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could deteriorate rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease.
The attack took place in Beni. killing at least 14 civilians and four soldiers. Local public health officials warned the unrest will have a "considerable impact" on the Ebola outbreak.
Most of the patients to be flown out of the war-torn country are women and children who need urgent medical attention.
With richer nations enjoying an increasingly comfortable, sedentary lifestyle, the study says a third of women and a quarter of men worldwide are in the firing line for killer conditions unless they up their physical activity.
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