U.N., Health Officials Concerned Over Continued Spread Of Ebola In Guinea, Hope Outbreak Soon Over In Sierra Leone

Associated Press: U.N. official says Ebola will end in Sierra Leone in weeks
“The U.N. Ebola chief said Monday he believes ‘it’s only a matter of weeks’ before the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone ends, but stopping the deadly disease in Guinea will take more time because in some areas unsafe traditions still hold sway over what’s good for people’s health…” (Lederer, 6/1).

Reuters: Ebola threat to Guinea Bissau rises as border zone heats up
“Violent protests against Ebola controls in a north Guinea town have prompted the Red Cross to withdraw workers, undermining efforts to stop the spread of Ebola into neighboring Guinea Bissau…” (Brice, 6/1).

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