Ebola can "absolutely" be defeated: Head of UNMEER

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Head of UNMEER visits Ebola Treatment Centre in Sierra Leone. UN Photo/Ari Gaitanis

The Ebola virus disease will "absolutely" be defeated, according to the Head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response, UNMEER.

Anthony Banbury was visiting Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia this week to witness first-hand the challenging dynamics of the Ebola outbreak unfolding in West Africa.

Around 5000 people have died since March and more than 10,000 have been infected.

Stephanie Coutrix reports.

Duration: 2’17″

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