On 4 October, the 1000th survivor of the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was released from care.
“Today we have 1000 reasons to celebrate, but for each survivor there are two lives lost. We must harness our joy and our grief to end this outbreak.”
– Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Each survivor has a unique story of how they overcame the disease and the impact it has had on their lives. Here are some of their stories and what WHO and partners are doing to help them to lead healthy lives…..more