Counting the cost of Ebola in Liberia

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A resident walks past a mural about the dangers of the Ebola Virus painted on a wall off Tubman Boulevard in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo: Morgana Wingard/ UNDP

The Ebola crisis in West Africa continues to claim lives despite the international effort led by the United Nations to contain the outbreak.

Almost 5000 people have died, although the figure could be higher due to unreported cases.

In Liberia, the virus is not only stretching health facilities to the limit, it's also severely affected the economy.

Grace Barrett reports on efforts by the UN Development Programme to help Liberians get healthy and get back to work.

Duration: 3'39"

 

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