Ebola Economic Toll Stirs W. Africa Food Security Concerns

November 19, 2014 06:39 PM
Embed
This program will begin at
This program has ended and is being processed for playback.

The World Bank said Wednesday that it expects the economic impact of the Ebola outbreak on the sub-Saharan economy to cost somewhere betweenf $3 billion to $4 billion - well below a previously-outlined worst-case scenario of $32 billion. Some economists, however, paint a gloomier picture - warning that the disruption to regional markets and trading is considerable. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.