Overall medical response to Ebola epidemic in Liberia is woefully inadequate


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Ebola scandal in Liberia: No soap, no bleach, no gloves

CDC assessment team found no ability to respond to outbreak

liberiaBy Sharon K. Gilbert

In an early release Tuesday of its Weekly Morbidity and Mortality Report, the Centers for Disease Control disclosed startling revelations from the frontlines of the West African Ebola crisis, finding four counties in southeastern Liberia were unable to respond to the outbreak as little as two months ago.

In August, a team of CDC evaluators headed by physician James D. Forrester spent nine days in Liberia assessing emergency preparedness in collaboration with the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.

At the time of their visit to Grand Gedeh, Grand Kru, River Gee and Maryland counties Aug. 6-14, not one report of Ebola had been filed in the area.

The team, however, discovered two cases of Ebola and found the Liberian counties unable…

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