Ebola Could Continue To Flare-Up In West Africa, U.N. Envoy Says; Affected Nations Need $700M To Rebuild Health Systems

The Guardian: U.N. special envoy says Ebola flare-ups could continue for some time
“The new Ebola outbreak in Liberia last week was not unexpected, and more like it may occur, according to the U.N. special envoy on Ebola, Dr. David Nabarro. The 17-year-old whose death [last week] signaled the outbreak in Liberia may have come into contact with an infected animal or picked up the virus from a person in whom it had lingered beyond the 21-day quarantine period, experts believe…” (Boseley, 7/6).

Reuters: Ebola-stricken nations need $700 million to rebuild health care
“Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone need a further $696 million in donor funding to rebuild their battered health services over the next two years in the wake of the deadly Ebola epidemic, senior World Health Organization (WHO) officials said on Monday…” (Flynn, 7/6).

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