"Hunt down" Ebola virus in Liberia says UN Envoy

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A health care worker disinfecting a taxi in Liberia at an Ebola treatment centre. Photo: WHO/R. Sørensen

The Ebola virus needs to be "hunted down" in Liberia as the country faces a key moment in the fight against the deadly disease, a senior UN health expert has said.

Over 5,000 people have died from the virus in the three countries most affected by the outbreak, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Olive Thomas asked Bruce Aylward, the Assistant Director-General of Emergencies at the World Health Organization (WHO), about the current trend of the disease.

Duration: 3'06"

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