In August 2018, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declares an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the country’s northeast. Several cases are later reported across the border in Uganda. Protracted conflict in the area hampers the response, as health workers face attacks by armed groups; misinformation and mistrust among the local population are also challenges. By June 2019, the Ebola outbreak becomes the second largest in history, and in July the WHO declares a PHEIC, urging increased international support to end the crisis. More than 3,400 people are infected with the virus, and close to 2,300 die. In June 2020, nearly two years after the outbreak’s start, the WHO declares it over. However, new cases emerge afterward in the DRC and in Guinea, prompting international efforts to try to prevent the virus from spreading.