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Scientists, U.N. Express Concern Over Reaching Ebola Elimination In West Africa

The Guardian: Ebola endemic in West Africa remains a risk, scientists warn
“Scientists are warning of a real risk that the Ebola virus disease could become endemic in West Africa if efforts to end the epidemic slacken as the number of cases falls…” (Boseley, 2/25).

U.N. News Centre: Amid uptick in Ebola cases, U.N. agency cites challenges in reaching affected communities
“New cases of Ebola rose again in Guinea and transmission remains widespread in Sierra Leone, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) reported as it and the U.N. Ebola response mission both raised concerns about challenges in engaging communities to win the fight against the disease…” (2/26).

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