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Ebola decline in Liberia could be the real trend, says WHO

Oct 30, 2014    

Dakar, Senegal: The rate of new Ebola infections in Liberia appears to be declining and could represent a genuine trend, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday, but the epidemic is far from over.The disease is still raging in parts of Sierra Leone and there is still a risk that the decline in Liberia won't be sustained, Dr Bruce Aylward, an assistant director-general for WHO, warned reporters.Several times during the outbreak officials have thought the disease's spread was slowing, only to surge again later. Officials have often blamed those false lulls on cases hidden because people ...

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