Liberians stage a protest against using their community to bury dead victims of the Ebola virus
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Ebola crisis: Protests at Liberia burial sites

A senior American health official says the United States is sending at least 50 public health experts to West Africa over the next month to tackle the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola.

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Ebola was currently out of control but could be easily stopped with basic health practices.

Ebola virus has claimed almost 700 lives in West Africa, amid warnings it is spreading faster than efforts to control it.

In Liberia, saving the living is proving a strain for the country's health services, and even disposing of the dead is a process fraught with problems, as Andy Moore reports.

  • 03 Aug 2014
  • From the section Africa
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