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Ebola Damaging Health Service Delivery In West Africa, WHO Official Says

VOA News: General Health Systems Damaged by Ebola in West Africa
“The World Health Organization reports the spread of Ebola is having a damaging impact on the delivery of health services for people suffering from other illnesses in the three severely affected Ebola countries in West Africa. … Ebola has killed about 6,000 people. But WHO Coordinator of Health Systems, Dr. Gerard Schmets said the deaths of many more people suffering from malaria, chronic diseases, and other illnesses probably can be linked to Ebola…” (Schlein, 12/2).

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