Two Ebola patients slipped out of a treatment center this week in the Democratic Republic of Congo, aid agency Doctors Without Borders said, raising fears the virus may spread as health officials raced to trace anyone they may have encountered.
Photography is Pascal Maitre’s medium—he loves the magic of photographs and is fascinated by color. But above all, he sees himself as a reporter. The key to his work, he says, is the human connection. He tells me the photographs themselves are easy to take. Gaining access to people is the hard part. And, “Sans les gens il n’y a rien—without people, there is nothing,” he says.