domingo, 17 de agosto de 2014

Six months to control "underestimated" ebola epidemic

The Ebola epidemic was "undervalued" and it's going to take at least six months to control the disease, the announcement was made by who, the World Health Organization which calls for a mobilization of all those involved.

"We have seen the opening of new treatment centers and many more patients with Ebola emerged, it made us believe that there are many more patients who don't detetámos. That's why the who States that the number of cases and deaths has been underestimated, "said Gregory Hartl, spokesman for the who.

The epidemic began to be recorded in March in Guinea Conakry. Since then it has spread to three other countries and 1069 people died, most in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Fear and incomprehension accompany most populations exposed to death.

"I felt that an atmosphere of war, at least in terms of fear, fear General, almost everywhere where we are, nobody understands what's going on," says says Joanne Liu, President of Doctors without borders.

The number of people affected has reached almost two thousand. Some of the victims are just a few kilometres from Guinea-Bissau.

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