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Health Experts, Officials Discuss Control Of West African Ebola Outbreak

News outlets report on the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Agence France-Presse: Ebola spread due to ‘relaxation’ of efforts
“The recent rapid spread of Ebola in three countries in West Africa has come in part because efforts to contain the deadly virus have been relaxed, Pierre Formenty, a World Health Organization specialist, told AFP on Saturday…” (Pedrero, 6/21).

Associated Press: Sierra Leone defends its record on Ebola outbreak
“Sierra Leone on Saturday defended its response to the Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa, saying it was dismayed by allegations that affected governments are not doing enough…” (Roy-Macaulay, 6/21).

Associated Press: Ebola ‘out of control’: Doctors Without Borders
“A senior official for Doctors Without Borders says the Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa is ‘totally out of control’ and that the medical group is stretched to the limit in its capacity to respond…” (6/20).

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