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Health care workers 'chasing' Ebola outbreak

Posted at 5:44 PM, Sep 12, 2014

As the Ebola epidemic continues to grow across West Africa, the World Health Organization has come forward to admit the virus is out of control and efforts to contain it are failing.

Thousands of new cases are expected to arise by the end of the month.

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan said in a statement Friday: "The number of new cases is moving far faster than the capacity to manage them. ... Today, there is not one single bed available for the treatment of an Ebola patient in the entire country of Liberia."

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