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Thursday, 06 November 2014 - 19:05
Ebola outbreak: UN 'lacks resources' to fight deadly virus
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The head of the UN mission charged with fighting Ebola in West Africa has told the BBC he does not yet have the resources necessary to defeat it.

He said more help was urgently needed, despite significant contributions from the UK, China, Cuba and the US.

But he was hopeful of achieving the target of 70% bed space for new cases and 70% safe burials by December.

The World Health Organization says that the confirmed death toll is now 4,818.

 

 
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