This was Dr. Margaretha Isaacson, a South African virologist, shown adjusting plastic isolators used to treat Ebola patients in a Kinshasa, Zaire hospital during the country’s 1976 outbreak. In 1997, Zaire was renamed the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The country’s Ebola outbreak started in the town of Yambuku, and from there spread to surrounding areas. A Kinshasa area hospital was sealed off during the outbreak, helping to bring the situation under control. The total number of cases in was 318, and had a mortality rate of 88%.