World Losing Ground Against Ebola, U.N. Official Warns, As WHO Announces 10K Cases Per Week Possible By December
News outlets report on warnings by Anthony Banbury, head of the U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response, who said the world is losing ground in its efforts to contain Ebola, as the WHO announced 10,000 cases a week are possible in two months.
Agence France-Presse: World losing ground against Ebola as infections expected to soar (Fowler, 10/14).
The Hill: Ebola death rate rises to 70 percent, says world health body (Viebeck, 10/14).
New York Times: New Ebola Cases May Soon Reach 10,000 a Week, Officials Predict (Sengupta, 10/14).
Reuters: WHO says Ebola epidemic still spreading in West Africa (Miles/Kelland, 10/14).
U.N. News Centre: In race against time, Member States must increase efforts to stop Ebola outbreak — U.N. official (10/14).
VOA News: Prospects for Early End of Ebola Epidemic Dim (Beattie, 10/15).
Wall Street Journal: New Ebola Cases May Rise to 10,000 a Week by December (Morse, 10/15).