The World is Dragging Its Feet in the Fight Against Ebola

November 10, 2014 at 9:48 AM Leave a comment

 

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The information contained in an article published by The Guardian this morning highlights the world’s pitiful response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa:

Ebola Cases in Sierra Leone Show Sharp Rise

The number of new cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone has jumped dramatically, putting paid to any hopes that the infection rate is slowing.

Official figures released by the minister of health and sanitation show there were 111 new cases registered on Sunday, the highest daily rate since the ministry started publishing figures in August.

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IMC [International Medical Corps] is constructing a 100-bed Ebola treatment centre in Port Loko but it will not be open until the end of November

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111 new cases were diagnosed yesterday and a treatment center with 100 beds will be ready at the end of November.

Okay then.  I see we’re gettin’ right on it.

 

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