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The World Health Organisation has called for drastic action to address the escalating crisis of the ebola outbreak in west Africa. Concern Worldwide is responding.
The highly fatal ebola outbreak is now reaching epidemic levels, having killed almost 400 people in west Africa. In Sierra Leone alone, at least 46 people have died from the virus. According to experts, fear and a lack of information are making an effective response more difficult.
Concern’s country director in Sierra Leone, Fiona Mc McLysaght, speaks about the escalating crisis in the podcast below. Listen by placing your mouse at 21 minutes and 25 seconds and double-clicking.
The World Health Organisation has called emergency meetings today and tomorrow to address ways to help combat the situation.