World "slow to respond" to Ebola crisis says Liberian President

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A team of volunteers in Gbaneh Bana Village, Port Loko District, Sierra Leone, discussing Ebola prevention with a family. Photo: WHO/S. Gborie

The international community has been "slow to respond" to the Ebola crisis in West Africa according to the President of Liberia.

The deadly virus has been killing up to 200 people a day in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Already 3000 people have died.

On Thursday at the United Nations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held a high-level meeting to find ways to step up the fight against the virus.

Daniel Dickinson reports.

Duration:   2’25″

 

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