An outbreak of Ebola that has claimed over 8,400 lives in West Africa appeared to be slowing down, the UN special envoy on Ebola said on Friday. “The change in behaviour that we’ve been hoping for, working for, anticipating, is now happening everywhere. “The facilities to treat people are available
Time Magazine has named a number of Ebola fighters as some of the most influential people of 2014 in an effort to recognize a team of researchers ,doctors, nurses, and volunteers who have taken it upon themselves to combat this most-dreaded virus during its 2014 outbreak in West Africa. According to Time,
The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 6,331 in the three worst hit countries, with Sierra Leone overtaking Liberia as the country with the highest number of cases, based on the figures reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday, Yahoo News reports.
Sierra Leone has lost its 10th doctor to Ebola Virus. The victim, Aiah Solomon Konoyeima, died on Saturday, CBS News reports. Two other doctors had died from the virus two days prior to Konoyeima’s death.