U.N. Strengthens Ebola Efforts In Rural West Africa, Calls For Overall Response Scale Up To Defeat Virus

News outlets report on the U.N.’s Ebola efforts in rural areas and their call for the overall scaling up of the on-the-ground Ebola response in West Africa.

Agence France-Presse: U.N. bolsters Ebola response in rural West Africa
“Efforts to beat back Ebola in West Africa are shifting from cities to rural areas where smaller treatment units are being built, the U.N. Ebola mission chief said Thursday…” (11/13).

U.N. News Centre: Defeating Ebola, ‘a fearsome,’ elusive enemy, requires scaling up response on the ground — U.N.
“There has been important progress made in the global fight against Ebola but a scaling-up in the overall response remains necessary if the deadly outbreak is to be fully stopped, top United Nations officials told the General Assembly today as they cautioned against complacency in tackling the disease…” (11/13).