We have an epidemic in the 3 nation country of West Africa. The Ebola Virus is ‘Totally Out Of Control” according to Doctors Without Borders. A few months ago the WHO organization stopped reporting on the death count because they feared it would cause panic.
It doesn’t look like that tactic conducted by WHO has worked. The Ebola Virus has done something it has never done before – It has continued to spread as all options of containing the virus has failed. Could we be witnessing a catastrophic pandemic that will engulf the African Continent and spread to other nations? Will the struggle to keep up with the outbreak have dire consequences? This epidemic is far from over and it will continue to until they find the source that started it all.
AP NEWS: The Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa is “totally out of control,” according to a senior official for Doctors Without Borders, who says the medical group is stretched to the limit in responding.
The outbreak has caused more deaths than any other of the disease, said another official with the medical charity. Ebola has been linked to more than 330 deaths in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, according to the World Health Organization.
International organizations and the governments involved need to send in more health experts and increase public education messages about how to stop the spread of the disease, Bart Janssens, the director of operations for the medical group in Brussels, told The Associated Press on Friday READ MORE: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/ebola-out-control-doctors-without-borders
NBC NEWS.COM: The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever seen and the virus is raging ‘‘totally out of control,’’ an official with Doctors Without Borders said Friday. The virus, which causes a particularly nasty form of hemorrhagic fever, has killed 337 people out of 528 infected, the World Health Organization says — making it by far the biggest and deadliest outbreak of Ebola since it was first identified in 1976.
‘‘The reality is clear that the epidemic is now in a second wave,’’ Bart Janssens, operations director for Doctors Without Borders in Brussels, told the AP. ‘‘And, for me, it is totally out of control READ MORE: http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/ebola-totally-out-control-doctors-without-borders-says-n136856