More than 5,000 additional health care workers are needed to fight Ebola in the three most affected countries in West Africa, the president of the World Bank said Tuesday.
Jim Yong Kim said he is worried about where those health care workers can be found given the Ebola fear factor. The World Bank president spoke in Ethiopia alongside U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and African Union chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
Ban said the transmission of the virus continues to outpace the international community’s response. He appealed for African Union member states not to impose Ebola-related travel restrictions or close their borders. Read more…
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