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‘Ring Vaccinations’ Continue In Congo As Ebola Death Toll Rises

‘Ring Vaccinations’ Continue In Congo As Ebola Death Toll Rises

A health worker prepares an Ebola vaccine to administer to health workers during a vaccination campaign in Mbandaka, Congo. The latest Ebola outbreak has claimed yet another life in the Democratic Republic of Congo, raising the death toll to 12 – though the actual number may be as high as…

Even The UN Is Using Drones To Spy On People Now

Even The UN Is Using Drones To Spy On People Now

The United Nations now has its own drone program. Its first unmanned aircraft took off earlier this week in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Joining some 87 countries with the capability, the organisation says it’s just keeping up with the world’s technological advances.

Infrared Film Can Make Even A Warzone Look Beautiful

Infrared Film Can Make Even A Warzone Look Beautiful

What you’re looking at isn’t a landscape shot photoshopped to resemble Willy Wonka’s realm — it’s the real world. A battlefield. Photographer Richard Mosse traveled the wartorn Congo with infrared film made for camouflage detection. The results are gorgeous.