WHO: ‘If We Are Going to War With Ebola, We Need the Resources to Fight’


The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Friday that the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa is continuing to spiral out of control, and that hundreds of doctors and nurses are needed from the global community and local governments in order to slow, and eventually stop, the transmission of the deadly virus. The WHO’s situation report said the virus is spreading especially rapidly in Liberia, including in the capital city of Monrovia.

“Today there is not one single bed available for the treatment of an Ebola patient in the entire country of Liberia,” WHO director-general Margaret Chan said at a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland. “Our response is running short on nearly everything.” Read more…

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