World Bank Estimates Ebola’s Economic Impact In Africa To Be $3-4B, Lower Than Worst-Case Scenario

Reuters: Ebola’s impact on Africa economy might be less than feared: World Bank
“The cost of the Ebola epidemic on sub-Saharan Africa’s economy is likely to be closer to $3-$4 billion, rather than a worst-case scenario of $32 billion, the World Bank’s chief economist for the continent said on Wednesday…” (Brock, 11/19).