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Ebola news: 5 November in 15 seconds

The World Health Organization (WHO) has elected a new director for Africa, following criticism of its handling of the Ebola outbreak.

Delegates at a meeting of the WHO in Cotonou in Benin, chose Dr Matshidiso Moeti from Botswana to replace Angolan doctor Luis Sambo after his term ends.

The African Union has defended itself against claims that it delayed in responding to the outbreak.

And a British-run facility to treat people with Ebola is opening near the Sierra Leone capital, Freetown.

Here is the latest Ebola news for Wednesday 5 November - in 15 seconds.

  • 05 Nov 2014
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