Ebola: Wealthy nations must help, says MSF

New York - The worst ever outbreak of the Ebola virus will not be halted unless wealthy nations dispatch specialised biological disaster response teams to West Africa to stop its spread, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said.

"Six months into the worst Ebola epidemic in history, the world is losing the battle to contain it," MSF President Joanne Liu said in a speech to UN member states.

She said that aid charities and West African governments did not have the capacity to stem the outbreak and needed foreign states to intervene.

- Reuters
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Garth Blawind 2014-09-03 04:16:45 PM
the world can help by doing. .. Nothing! !!
Dave Parker 2014-09-03 04:18:54 PM
Why should the wealthy nations help. Where is the African solution to an African problem?
Byron Beedle 2014-09-03 04:21:09 PM
All we hear is about the western imperialist capitalist must go home and leave Africa to solve its own problems. So here is an ideal situation where the African leaders can help and show the rest of the world that we do not need the WEST to help?
Mbangiseni Tshedu Ncube 2014-09-03 04:36:35 PM
where is 'Africa for africans? . .run Africans . Run to the west . .hope you learn your lesson' and pass with flying colours"
Bento Maepa 2014-09-03 04:38:16 PM
Plse we beg you, help them.
Aniza Nieuwoudt Miller 2014-09-03 05:41:41 PM
Why is it that if there is a problem that the Wests money must help. They hate whites but will stand with begging hands. I say NO where is your solution????????.
Jeremy Marshall 2014-09-03 07:21:31 PM
Story of Africa; do what you want with the help and when it runs out ask for more but more importantly never learn from your mistakes!
Kelly O'Neill 2014-09-03 07:34:11 PM
Africa its time to help yourself and please dont travel to Europe and US with your disease!!
Freddie Jones 2014-09-03 08:24:25 PM
By wealthy nations, I trust that he means the Oil rich nations of Nigeria, Angola and Equatorial Guinea!