‘Ebola winning the race,’ says UN official Anthony Banbury
The UN’s Ebola mission chief says the world is falling behind in the race to contain the virus, with thousands of new cases predicted by December.
“It is running faster than us, and it is winning the race,” Anthony Banbury told the UN Security Council.
Meanwhile, more questions are being asked in the US about how a nurse in Texas became infected with the virus.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says 4,447 people have died from the outbreak, mainly in West Africa.
Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea have been hardest hit by the outbreak, which began in December 2013 but was confirmed in March.
US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that “the world as a whole is not doing…
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