On our October 22, 2014 Program:
““West Africa Ebola Epidemic"
The World Health Organization says that more than 4,500 people have died in West Africa due to the deadly Ebola virus. The WHO says that nearly 9,000 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola have been reported in seven countries, with the vast majority of these in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. On Monday, the WHO officially announced that Nigeria is free from Ebola after 42 days with no new cases reported. International medical officials have told healthcare workers to be extremely vigilant and wear the proper protective gear as they come in contact Ebola patients. On Monday, the WHO announced that Nigeria is free from Ebola after 42 days with no new cases reported.
Join us for this live one-hour television and radio call-in simulcast when guest host Shaka Ssali and his guests discuss the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and how the most affected nations in the region are fighting to contain the deadly disease.
Washington Studio Guests:
Jeremiah C. Sulunteh
Liberian Ambassador to the U.S.
Dr. Malonga Miatudila MD, MPH
former World Bank Senior Public Health Specialist
Question of the Week:
If you are a resident of West Africa, especially Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, how do you think your government is handling the Ebola crisis?
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