BBC News – Ebola crisis: Virus spreading too fast, says WHO

1 August 2014 Last updated at 14:05 ET

The WHO says that when well managed, an Ebola outbreak can be stopped
Ebola crisis

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is spreading faster than efforts to control it, World Health Organization (WHO) head Margaret Chan has said.

She told a summit of regional leaders that failure to contain Ebola could be “catastrophic” in terms of lives lost.

But she said the virus, which has claimed 729 lives in four West African countries since February, could be stopped if well managed.

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