Simon Townsley/Panos Pictures

Beni, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Ebola survivor Esperance looking after five-month old baby boy, Bosco (not real name). Masinda's husband was among the very first victims of the Ebola outbreak in July 2018 and she became ill in August 2018. As she fought for her life for a month, another woman looked after her baby. In gratitude, she wanted to help the children of other victims. Bosco's mother died on 3 July 2019, his father has yet to be found. Bosco has a 50/50 chance of developing Ebola because he was breastfeeding.

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Simon Townsley/Panos Pictures
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Beni, North Kivu
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Democratic Republic of Congo
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5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
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