Yesterday, the DRC and WHO announced that Ebola is here. But not here here, and not Ebola Ebola. There are a lot of buts involved in explaining this… which I know you probably don’t want to hear. It must be frustrating to hear me sounding cavalier about this topic — though it’s not at all how I intend to sound, because believe me, I have quite a healthy respect for my own mortality and can often sense impending doom (even when utterly unnecessary). If Seb and I felt at risk, we would be out of here.
Today I jumped in Merv’s truck for a chance to visit nearby Tenke village. He’s building a new wing for the clinic there, and needed volunteers to help paint. At the BBQ last night, a friend from the Social Department and I agreed to go. Continue reading