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WHO: Scale up aid three-four times

8 Sep, 2014

The WHO says aid to Liberia needs to be scaled up by three to four times. It says new Ebola centres immediately overflow with patients, pointing to…

…a large but previously invisible caseload.

In Montserrado county, which includes Monrovia and is home to more than 1 million people, a WHO investigative team estimated that 1,000 beds are urgently needed:

The number of new cases is moving far faster than the capacity to manage them in Ebola-specific treatment centres.