Ebola is spreading out of control in west Africa. More than 600 people have died, with the outbreak spread across three countries…and counting. There have been ebola outbreaks in the past, but this one is unlike anything the international health community has experienced. Why is this outbreak so hard to contain? What are local and international health workers doing to contain the outbreak? Why is it spreading? And what needs to be done to put it under control? I speak with Gregory Hartl of the World Health Organization in Geneva who answers these questions and more.
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