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Meet the Journalist: Hugh Kinsella Cunningham

Amidst the swathes of forest that cover the country, and behind the headlines of war and Ebola, the Democratic Republic of Congo is at the forefront of a hidden health crisis. With vast jungles home to numerous species of venomous snakes, Congo is a hotspot of injury and death from snakebite envenomation, an issue highlighted by the World Health Organisation and Médecins Sans Frontières as a neglected crisis for Africa.