Is Ebola the New Powder Keg?

Published in Foreign Policy, 2015

Recommended citation: Scherer, Thomas Leo (2015, February 02). "Is Ebola the New Powder Keg?", Foreign Policy.

In the war on Ebola, the tide may finally be turning. Its incidence continues to fall, Mali is officially Ebola free, and schools in Guinea and Sierra Leone, which closed as the epidemic spread rapidly, are finally reopening. Yet at the same time, schools in Liberia have delayed their plans to reopen by another month, suggesting that West Africa may not yet be out of the woods. The longer the epidemic persists, the greater the likelihood that the worst of Ebola’s symptoms be yet to come.

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