Daniel Sinclair @_DanielSinclair Building for young people. Not reading @danielsunread. Lurking behind likes and thinking about social media, communication, & China. Jul. 17, 2019 1 min read

The big one. Ebola spread to Goma this week, a border city with a population over 1M. This will test the bounds of the world's ability to contain an outbreak.  https://twitter.com/i/events/1151553780007104512 

"The swell of coverage that I would have expected to see from an outbreak that has lasted this long and killed this many people simply hasn’t materialized. #Ebola doesn’t ever seem to trend on Twitter anymore."  https://www.statnews.com/2019/07/25/what-if-no-longer-afraid-ebola/ 

Thread on the communal forces that have allowed the DRC's outbreak to grow over the last year, despite the vaccines:

Against the WHO's strong instructions, Rwanda closed its borders with the DRC today. The resource constrained containment will now become more so. The high likelihood of a regional spread is now even more likely.  https://www.apnews.com/a9fdfec92d714b06bb453f99b7e35954?utm_medium=AP&utm_source=Twitter&utm_campaign=SocialFlow 


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