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Poor Sanitation, Lack Of Access To Clean Water Increase Risk Of Disease Outbreaks In Sierra Leone, Liberia, WaterAid Says

Agence France-Presse: S. Leone, Liberia risk Ebola-like outbreaks from poor sanitation
“Sierra Leone and Liberia risk new deadly epidemics akin to the impact of the Ebola virus due to lack of clean water and hygienic conditions in most homes, an NGO warned Tuesday. WaterAid said the two provisions were the ‘first line of defense’ against infectious diseases but needed to be put into place before outbreaks began…” (8/9).

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