According to WHO Director-General Margaret Chen, the spread of fever is faster than efforts to combat it. Chen described the outbreak as “the largest in history.” The director also noted that cases of virus infection occur not only in remote rural areas, but also in densely populated cities.
Ebol River in Zaire
A meeting of the WHO emergency committee to discuss the risk of spreading fever was scheduled for 6 August. It was previously reported that the World Health Organization intends to spend $ 100 million to combat Ebola, which has already killed more than 700 people in West Africa. Another outbreak of the disease began in Guinea in February this year. Later, the epidemic moved to neighboring countries. Continue reading