DW News (ENG) | Measles outbreak in DR Congo claims thousands of lives

While the world is busy looking for a vaccine against the corona virus, another virus is wreaking havoc in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Though a vaccine exists against measles, an outbreak that began in early 2019 has claimed thousands of victims.

As the border between Rwanda and DR Congo is closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, I co-produced this report with Congolese videographer (and friend) Betty Vivuya. Women power across borders!

Watch our DW report here: https://www.dw.com/en/measles-outbreak-in-dr-congo-claims-thousands-of-lives/av-53987336