West Africa’s out-of-control Ebola outbreak continues to show no sign of slowing. In just three days’ time, according to the latest World Health Organization data, 84 new deaths were reported; the official death toll across Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone has surpassed 1,200.

Containing the outbreak continues to be a serious challenge. Preventing its spread largely depends on keeping infected patients isolated and stemming the tide of fear and misinformation keeping patients from seeking care and those at risk from doing what’s needed to protect themselves. [Read more]

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