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Aid group: W. Africa Ebola outbreak like 'wartime'

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  • Tekakaromatagi Dammam, Saudi Arabia
    Aug. 15, 2014 9:32 a.m.

    "She said the outbreak could last six more months." At best, it could last six more months).
    The WHO says that we have greatly underestimated the threat of ebola.

    In some of these countries all the entire health care system (all 200 doctors in the country) are being used to combat ebola. No doctors for maternity, or for whatever they are needed for.

    What these countries need are lots of disposable face masks, eye shields, gloves, goggles, rehydrating solutions, needles, etc. If we've got any sense we will mobilize and send those materials to them and medical professionals who know how to use them.

  • John Pack Lambert of Michigan Ypsilanti, MI
    Aug. 15, 2014 10:57 p.m.

    Has the Church sent any aid to help fight Ebola yet?