A live conversation with UC Davis virologist, Brian Bird, to talk about the #Ebola #virus and what it takes to prevent an outbreak. Have a question for Brian? Drop it into the comments.

The Democratic Republic of the #Congo, also referred to as DRC, declared an outbreak of Ebola in August 2018. As of March 2019 the #DRC Ministry of Health had 1,029 confirmed cases and 642 confirmed deaths. The outbreak of ebola is located in the northeastern part of the DRC in the North Kivu and Ituri provinces.

For more information on how pandemics spread visit: https://www.ucdavis.edu/health/news/preventing-the-next-pandemic/

Footage from the DRC by VOA: https://www.voanews.com/

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