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Ebola outbreak 'out of control' but 'can be stopped' said world's top health official

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 07:56 UTC
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West Africa's Ebola outbreak is out of control but it can be stopped, World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan said on Friday at a meeting in Conakry, capital of Guinea. Read full article

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  • Room101

    “Out of control... but can be stopped” ?
    Which is it, I wonder.

    Aug 02nd, 2014 - 09:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Voice

    At a population of over 7 billion and increasing it may be. “just what the doctors ordered”
    ...and for the conspiracy theorists... probably, “just what the doctors ordered”

    Aug 02nd, 2014 - 10:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    Mother Nature has had enough of Humans & their rapacious ways & is striking back.

    Aug 02nd, 2014 - 11:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    When the government say's [ all is well ]
    then panic...lol

    Aug 02nd, 2014 - 05:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    La Casada Rosada could do with a dose of this....

    Aug 02nd, 2014 - 11:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Of course it can be controlled. First you set up a perimeter with armed troops. Anyone approaching the perimeter gets shot dead. Then you contract the perimeter. Shooting anything that that might have the virus.

    Aug 03rd, 2014 - 01:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    @6 Are we still talking of La Casa Rosada, or ebola?
    :)

    Aug 03rd, 2014 - 02:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @6 Conqueror,
    They tried that in Zaire, but as the troops get very small wages, they were easily bribed to let people through.
    @7 ilsen,
    LOL!,
    Great idea though.!

    Aug 03rd, 2014 - 09:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    @8
    Hope they put on a live feed. We could watch the vermin being eradicated!
    Hopefully stop the disease ideology from spreading!
    :)
    :)

    Aug 04th, 2014 - 12:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    By the time our government wakes up, it will all be over and we will all be ??

    the government is far to slow and incompetent.

    Aug 05th, 2014 - 07:46 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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