SCROLL DOWN FOR NEWS LINKS AND VIDEOS: The Ebola Outbreak in West Africa continues to spiral out of control as 11 nations gather together to figure a way to stop its spread. Fear has grip West Africa and The Red Cross has been threatened by locals who believe that they are the root cause of this epidemic. The Red Cross in Guinea said it had been forced to temporarily suspend some operations in the country after staff working on Ebola was threatened. “Locals wielding knives surrounded a marked Red Cross vehicle,” a Red Cross official said, asking not to be named. The official said operations had been halted for safety reasons.
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West African Health ministers are meeting in Ghana to draw up a regional response appeals for cash with warnings of the practices that have allowed the disease to spread across borders and into cities.
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Some people are afraid to report that they may have the virus and go into hiding. To make things worse the Ebola Virus can lie dormant for 21 days before the first signs of symptoms appear. Bernice Dahn, Linerias deputy health Minister told Reuters that, “In Liberia, our biggest challenge is denial, fear, and panic. Our people are very much afraid of the disease”. “People are afraid but do not believe that the disease exists and because of that people get sick and the community members hide them and bury them, against all the norms we have put in place,” she said.
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As WHO brings the surrounding nations together in an effort to contain the disease- the situation continues to worsen as 759 confirmed or suspected cases of the haemorrhagic fever are in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, that 467 people have died since the outbreak. The WHO has described the current Ebola epidemic as one of the most challenging since the virus was first identified in 1976 in what is now DR Congo.
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BRIETBART.COM: Health ministers from across western Africa will meet on Wednesday to plan “drastic action” against the deadliest ever Ebola epidemic as dozens of new cases continue to emerge.
There have been 759 confirmed or suspected cases of the haemorrhagic fever in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday, with 467 people dead.
“This makes the ongoing Ebola outbreak the largest in terms of the number of cases and deaths as well as geographical spread,” the WHO said in a statement announcing a two-day conference in Ghana to be attended by 11 West African health ministers.
“Decisions taken at this meeting will be critical in addressing the current and future outbreaks,” it said READ MORE: http://www.breitbart.com/system/wire/96f2364f-e225-46f4-b1f7-9269e57d1bea
REUTERS: West African states lack the resources to battle the world’s worst outbreak of Ebola and deep cultural suspicions about the disease remain a big obstacle to halting its spread, ministers said on Wednesday.
The outbreak has killed 467 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since February, making it the largest and deadliest ever, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
West African Health ministers meeting in Ghana to draw up a regional response mixed appeals for cash with warnings of the practices that have allowed the disease to spread across borders and into cities READ MORE: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/02/us-health-ebola-westafrica-redcross-idUSKBN0F714220140702?