Published on in “Science”, language — English. 43 pages.
Today — after a tally of well over 20,000 cases and more
than 8,000 deaths (likely underreported) — there are signs
that Ebola incidence is leveling off in Sierra Leone, Guinea
and Liberia, the three countries hardest hit. Already, experts are reviewing the circumstances that enabled the virus to take hold and flourish. Yet, even with all these problems, one thing stands out: pervasive weakness of the public health infrastructure and national health systems. More
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