U.N.’s Ban Begins West Africa Visit, Urges Communities To Follow Health Regulations
Associated Press: U.N. chief visits Ebola-ravaged West African nations
“United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised Liberia on its efforts to combat Ebola on Friday during his second visit here since the start of the outbreak that now has killed more than 6,900 people in West Africa. … Concern has grown about the situation in neighboring Sierra Leone, where the Ebola is now spreading the fastest in the region…” (12/19).
Reuters: U.N. chief, visiting Ebola countries, urges respect for health rules
“U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, starting a visit to Ebola-hit countries in West Africa, urged local communities to strictly follow health regulations in the face of signs that traditional funerals are still spreading the disease…” (Mpoke Bigg, 12/19).
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