Sierra Leone’s Ebola Workers Face Challenges In Persuading People To Trust Health System
Washington Post: Stricken with Ebola, a family runs away from treatment — and into the jungle
“…Six months after the world’s largest Ebola outbreak began, experts say one of their biggest challenges is persuading people to trust the medical system. Families still hide suspected Ebola victims or refuse to take them to health facilities. The problem exists in Liberia, but some foreign health officials say it’s even more daunting in Sierra Leone, where the transmission rate continues to climb even as it declines in the neighboring country…” (Sieff, 12/3).
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