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Institutional trust and misinformation in the response to the 2018–19 Ebola outbreak in North Kivu, DR Congo: a population-based survey

Submitted by lsekela on March 28, 2019 - 10:12 AM

The findings underscore the practical implications of mistrust and misinformation for outbreak control. These factors are associated with low compliance with messages of social and behavioural change and refusal to seek formal medical care or accept vaccines, which in turn increases the risk of spread of Ebola virus disease..

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Patrick Vinck, Phuong N Pham, Kenedy K Bindu