It Could Take As Long As Six Months to Contain the Ebola Pandemic - MSF


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The Medical Charity, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) or Doctors Without Brothers has said the Ebola outbreak is spreading faster that it is being handled and it could take as long as six months to bring it under control.

The warning came a day after the World Health Organization said the scale of the epidemic had been vastly underestimated and that "extraordinary measures" were needed to contain the killer disease.

The UN health agency said the death toll from the worst outbreak of Ebola in four decades had now climbed to 1,145 in the four afflicted West African countries -- Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

"It is deteriorating faster, and moving faster, than we can respond to," Joanne Liu, the chief of Doctors without Borders, known by its French acronym MSF, told reporters in Geneva.

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