"He described Ebola as a subregional issue and working with counterparts is very important."
Freetown, July 12 - A senior World Health Organisation official said in Sierra Leone Friday that the Ebola situation is not out of control.

Assistant Director-General for Health Security in the World Health Organisation Keiji Fukunda who visited the epic areas Kailahun and Kenema, Sierra Leone said, I do believe however that the situation is urgent and serious.

I believe that the right steps have been implemented. It's a matter of more persistence and more work to get a turn around.

He described Ebola as a subregional issue and working with counterparts is very important.

The country's health ministry in its latest report confirmed 305 infections and 92 deaths, and said 39 people have been discharged.


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