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More Education Needed to Contain Ebolai
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August 06, 2014 12:12 PM
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed nearly 900 people in four countries, and experts say it could be months before it’s over. The outbreak has hit Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and now Nigeria. This is the first time West Africa has seen Ebola, and it is turning out to be the worst outbreak of the disease ever, in part because people who are sick or have been exposed are not coming forward for testing and treatment. VOA West Africa correspondent Anne Look has more.

More Education Needed to Contain Ebola

Published August 06, 2014

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed nearly 900 people in four countries, and experts say it could be months before it’s over. The outbreak has hit Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and now Nigeria. This is the first time West Africa has seen Ebola, and it is turning out to be the worst outbreak of the disease ever, in part because people who are sick or have been exposed are not coming forward for testing and treatment. VOA West Africa correspondent Anne Look has more.


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