Ebola Epidemic: Drastic Action Needed To Halt World’s Worst Ebola Outbreak

Posted: June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized
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SCROLL DOWN FOR NEWS LINK AND VIDEOS: Who is Fearful that the Ebola outbreak that began in Guinea has turned into a cross-border crisis that could spread to more countries. The World Health Organization said calling for drastic action to halt the deadly epidemic. Doctors without Borders are asking for a massive deployment of resources to combat the virus. “WHO is gravely concerned by the on-going cross-border transmission into neighboring countries as well as the potential for further international spread,” said Luis Sambo. The Ebola Virus continues to ravage the West African nation as the number of infected and dying continues to rise daily. Will the international community intervene to stop Ebola? What can possibly be done to contain it? An urgent call for help has begun and so far no one seems to have heeded this dangerous task. Thank you for visiting These Christian Times and God Bless You

“This is no longer a country specific outbreak but a sub-regional crisis that requires firm action by governments and partners,” – Luis Sambo, WHO Regional Director for Africa

 

 

Bringing the spreading Ebola epidemic under control in West Africa will require a massive deployment of resources by regional governments and aid agencies, the international medical humanitarian organization – Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

 

“The epidemic is out of control,” – Dr. Bart Janssens, MSF director of operations.

 

REUTERS: An Ebola outbreak that began in Guinea has turned into a cross-border crisis that could spread to more countries, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, calling for drastic action to halt the deadly epidemic.

Despite efforts by national health authorities and international aid organizations to contain its spread, the WHO has recorded 635 infections, including 399 deaths, in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia since the outbreak began in February.

The crisis is already the deadliest outbreak since Ebola first emerged in central Africa in 1976, and the number of infections continues to rise.

“This is no longer a country specific outbreak but a sub-regional crisis that requires firm action by governments and partners,” Luis Sambo, WHO Regional Director for Africa, said in a statement READ MORE: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/26/us-health-ebola-who-idUSKBN0F11BP20140626?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews

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